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William Robert Ogilvie-Grant


1863 - 1924

Ornithologist. Born at Easter Elchies (Moray), Ogilvie-Grant joined the British Museum at the age of nineteen and rose to become Curator of Birds (1909-18). He suffered a debilitating stroke while serving with the County of London Regiment on the home-front during World War I.

He died at his home near Reading (England).


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