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Cyril Algy McGregor

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Portrait, Joe (Cyril Algy) McGregor in uniform 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Joe (Cyril Algy) McGregor in uniform 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Algy AWMM
  • Surname
    McGregor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Joe AWMM
  • Service number
    76614 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1916 AWMM KaikouraCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 July 1940 AWMM Greenburn, Inland Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Marion McGregor (wife), C/o Nurses Home, Taumarunui Hospital, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 February 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Solomon Islands Campaign AWMM
    • 07 Aug 1942-9 February 1943 Guadalcanal AWMM
    • New Hebrides AWMM
    • Vella Lavella AWMM
    • Treasury Island AWMM
    • Nissan Island AWMM
    • Green Island AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    76614 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 23 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Bright blue AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Dysentery 13th October 1943 - 14 November 1943, ADS, at Vella Lavella AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Malaria AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Myelo Dysplastic Syndrome AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 12 July 1944 AWMM
    Ill health AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Known as Joe by all except his Mother who called him Cyril.

    Educated at Lynton Downs School and Nelson College.

    Married on final leave before embarkation. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 April 1988 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    KaikouraCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kaikoura Cemetery, Kaikoura, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Christchurch Press 6 April 1988 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 10: WW2 52 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished biographical notes on file AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death Notice: Christchurch Press 6 April 1988 AWMM

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