Lt. William Symes Drury from Rathgar killed in training exercise in WW1 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Lt. William Symes Drury 8th Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers, from Rathgar, died during an officer’s training exercise in France. He threw a grenade with a faulty fuse which exploded immediately, hitting him with shrapnel & killing him instantly. #Ireland #History #WW1

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