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VC1128    David Stuart McGregor

Name   David Stuart McGregor   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1128   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 6th Battalion attached 29th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps

Later   

Now   1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Craigs Road, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, Scotland

Place Of Death   Near Hill 66, Hoogmolen, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Stasegem Communal Cemetery, Groendreef/ Ommegangsstraat, 1 mile east of Kortrijk (Courtrai), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Row A, Grave 1

Gazetted    14 December 1918

VC Presented  15 February 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his parents, David & Annie

Memorials

P  Headstone, Stasegem Communal Cemetery, Groendreef/ Ommegangsstraat, 1 mile east of Kortrijk (Courtrai), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

P  Named on Family Headstone, Corstorphine Hill Cemetery, Edinburgh, Midlothian  

Named on War Memorial, Royal Bank of Scotland, 36 St Andrews Square, Edinburgh

Display at Royal Scots Regimental Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Midlothian, Scotland

Named on War Memorial, George Heriot School,  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


By The Way…

Before the war he worked for the Commercial Bank of Scotland, now RBS


VC Held By

Royal Scots Regiment Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

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BORN   16 October 1895

DIED   22 October 1918   AGE   23

VC Won   22 October 1918    AGE    23

Place VC Won   Near Hoogemolen, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War