Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Andrew Smith McGregor
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 41616
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 138 Ferry Road, Dundee
- Occupation: City, Chamberlains Office, Dundee
Elizabeth McGregor, (nee Smith) 138 Ferry Rd, Dundee
John McGregor, 138 Ferry Rd, Dundee
William & Mary
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
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