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VC1100    John McGregor

Name   John McGregor     No.      

VC Issue No.   1100   Awards   VC   MC & Bar   DCM   ED

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, 1st Central Ontario Regiment, A Company



Rank VC Won   T/Captain

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Nairn, Highlands, Scotland

Place Of Death   Powell River Hospital, British Columbia, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Cranberry Lake Cemetery, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   6 January 1919

VC Presented   26 February 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Cranberry Lake Cemetery, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, York Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

MacGregor Building, Town Hall, Powell River, B.C. Canada

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, by War Memorial, Nairn, Highlands, Scotland

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Barrie Military Heritage Park, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

Having emigrated to Canada to work, when war broke out he walked 120 miles in snowshoes to a recruiting office

VC Held By

Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



VC 1099 VC 1101
VC 1099
VC 1101

BORN   11 February 1889

DIED   9 June 1952  AGE   63

VC Won   28 September- 3 October 1918 AGE   29

Place VC Won   Cambrai area, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War