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John Stevens McGregor

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Portrait in uniform provided by Robyn Gibson 2012 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait in uniform provided by Robyn Gibson 2012 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Stevens AWMM
  • Surname
    McGregor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    441591 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1922 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 June 1941 AWMM 328 Mt Eden Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Gertrude McGregor (mother), 328 Mt Eden Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Italy AWMM
    • Monte Cassino AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    441591 AWMM
  • Military service
    Scottish Regiment (Auckland) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 Inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      21 October 1944, wounded, effects of a blast; discharged from hospital 11 November 1944 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Gertrude McGregor

    Attested 8 June 1941; entered camp 1 August 1941. he trained in New Zealand for 2 years 57 days before serving overseas for 2 years 186 days

    10th Reinforcements AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 January 1996 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Cremation Lawn B Row 7, Plot 56 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, January 1996 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
    Auckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records search
    http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/westcemeterysearch.aspx
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 121 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, January 1996 AWMM
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