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James Leslie MacGregor

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Portrait of Sergeant James Leslie MacGregor, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F1153 64. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant James Leslie MacGregor, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F1153 64. Image is …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    MacGregor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11330 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1880 Military Personnel File WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 "Ventnor", Devonport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Jessie MacGregor (wife), care of A. MacGregor, Fordell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1916 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11330 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Croix de Guerre (Belgium) AWMM
      The following citation was published in the Fifth Supplement to the London Gazette, 12 July 1918: "The following is among the decorations and medals awarded by the Allied Powers at various dates to the British Forces for distinguished services rendered during the course of the campaign. His Majesty the King has given unrestricted permission in all cases to wear the decorations and medals in question. AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    19 Oct 1917 {Age 37} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Battle of Passchendaele AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander and Mary Leslie MacGregor, of Whareroa, Hunterville.

    Husband of Jessie MacGregor, of Windsor Hill, Waipawa.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection (MS 2005/18) contains several letters relating to MacGregor's death and war service. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IV.E.6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • McGregor Family Memorial, Matarawa Presbyterian Cemetery, No. Line 2, Matarawa, Wanganui Public - Alison - Researcher - 8 July 2022 - Physical sighting of memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      30: 11 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM

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08 July 2022AlisonWanganuiResearcher
12 October 2018SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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