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Ronald Bruce Leslie MacGregor

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Portrait of Squadron Leader Ronald Bruce Leslie MacGregor, Auckland Weekly News, 30 June 1943. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19430630-19-1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Squadron Leader Ronald Bruce Leslie MacGregor, Auckland Weekly News, 30 June 1943. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Bruce Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    MacGregor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ1167 AWMM
    • WWII 1167 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 July 1908 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Widow: Mrs. I. J. MacGregor of Auckland "Alverstone," Parliament Street, Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. R. B. L. MacGregor of Hastings AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Captain/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 October 1939 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
    Killed in Air Accident, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Jessie MacGregor; husband of Joan Isobel MacGregor, of Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

    MacGregor's AFC had been announced only 4 days prior to his death in the Kings Birthday Honours List

    Attended Scots' Colllege (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ma - McW. Archives New Zealand (R17845613) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing]. Archives New Zealand (R17845747) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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