#OnThisDay 1916 Lt George Ross McGusty from Lesson Park, Dublin died from his wounds suffered in battle at Abbeville, France. McGusty, a talented concert pianist, was a student in Winchester College before enrolling in Oriel College, Oxford where he studied Law. McGusty enlisted in August 1914 serving with the 8th Batt Royal Irish Rifles. He was an only child.
A brass plaque in his memory was erected in the north aisle of St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin.