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McGregor, Peter (2081)

Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland

Age: 32 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 27 September 1915 – Adelaide, SA

Service Number: 2081 view online service record

30 Eden Street
Adelaide, SA

Next of Kin:
Winifred McGregor (wife)
30 Eden Street
Adelaide, SA

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 7 February 1916
Ship: HMAT Miltiades A28
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion – 3rd Reinforcements

KIA: Wednesday, 19 July 1916
Place: France

2081  (Parents: Peter and Helen MCGREGOR; wife Mrs Winifred BRETON (formerly MCGREGOR), born Glasgow, Scotland (arrived c. 1906 at 23 years), educated  public school, Scotland.  Enlisted with his wife in Adelaide, but a Death Notice in the Port Melbourne Standard, 28 July, 1917 revealed his parents at 167 Princes Street. The circular was returned by his widow from Adelaide as Mrs BRETON with his mother noted at 23 Bridge Street.  Served for 3 years in the Royal Navy in Scotland, prominent athlete, weight-lifters, boxer and ex-member of Melbourne Fire Brigade)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

1917 ‘Family Notices’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 28 July, p. 2. , viewed 09 Oct 2019,

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