Served with: Royal Fusiliers Died: 15th September 1916 Burial Ground / Memorial: GUARDS CEMETERY LESBOEUFS FRANCE

Was the son of Gertrude E Grensted of Egerton Hall, Victoria Park, Manchester, and of the late Reverend Canon Frederic Finnis Grensted.. Private Alfred Grensted, was killed in action instantaneously by a piece of shrapnel, which passed through both his body shields. He was the younger son of the Rev. Canon Grensted, Diocesan Inspector of Schools and Vicar of Melling. And educated at the Merchant Taylors’ School, where he gained a scholarship, Private Grensted, was formerly resident at Waterloo. Since since leaving school he was employed at the Bank of Liverpool. He enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers October 1915. While living in Waterloo he was a member of the local Rugby football club, and twice played half-back for Lancashire. Private Grensted lived at the Vicarage, Melling and he was 29 years of age. His name is honoured on the Memorial at St Thomas’s church, Southport Civic Memorial, Crosby & Blundellsands Civic Memorial, Merchant Taylor’s School, Waterloo Rugby Football Club, Bank of Liverpool and Martin’s Bank. He died 15th September 1916 and is buried at the GUARDS CEMETERY LESBOEUFS FRANCE, he was 29 years of age.