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John Roberts McGREGOR

Regimental number5587
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolGlasgow State School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAuburn, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Johnstone, Springvale, Lyra, Queensland
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. I), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth MCGREGOR. Native of Glasgow, Scotland
Family/military connectionsPTE, R Johnston 5821 15Bn, UN, DOW at Messines on 20th August, 1917.

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