Andrew Smith McGregor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 41616
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion,
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 17.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: La-Vallee-Mulatre Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 138 Ferry Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: City, Chamberlains Office, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth McGregor, (nee Smith) 138 Ferry Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    John McGregor, 138 Ferry Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    William & Mary

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Smith McGregor

Private McGregor was a member of the staff of the City Chamberlain’s Office. He was well known in the Boys’ Brigade, having been an enthusiastic NCO of the 3rd Dundee (YMCA) Company, among whom he was a general favourite. Enlisting in the Cameron Highlanders and transferred to the Lovat Scouts, Private McGregor, who was only 19 years of age, was in France for several months.

Andrew S. M’Gregor   41616   Cameron Highlanders

A Boy’s Brigade Worker.

Mr John M’Gregor, 138 Ferry Road, has received intimation of the death of his second son, Private Andrew S. M’Gregor, Cameron Highlanders.  A former pupil of Morgan Academy, Private M’Gregor was a member of the staff of the City Chamberlain’s office.  He was well known in the Boys’ Brigade, having been an enthusiastic n.c.o., of the 3rd Dundee (Y.M.C.A.) Company, among whom he was a general favourite because of his smart work and quiet, yet exceptionally bright, winsome disposition.  Enlisting in Lovat Scouts, and transferred to the Camerons, Private M’Gregor, who was only nineteen years of age, had been in France for several months.  His company sergeant-major, in writing to his parents, says :–“He was always smiling and willing to do anything he was told.”

Dundee Courier 2nd November 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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