Sir William Gladstone


Sir Erskine William Gladstone was the great-grandson of William E. Gladstone.  

Sir William served in the Royal Naval Reserves during the Second World War.  Later he was a teacher in Shrewsbury and at Eton, and Head Master of Lancing.

He had significant public roles serving the local and national community.  He was Chief Scout for 10 years and a Chairman for the representative body of the Church in Wales for 15 years.  

He was described by those who knew him as a kind and patient man, a good judge of character and as having a commitment to the well-being of every member of the community.  


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