Lieutenant Colonel John MacGregor VC, MC & Bar, DCM - 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, Canadian Expeditionary Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : BRITISH COLUMBIA - CANADA

Name Harry Churchill,
BEET
Edward Donald,
BELLEW
Rowland Richard Louis,
BOURKE
Robert Hill,
HANNA
Rank Captain Captain Lieutenant-Commander Lieutenant
Force The Derbyshire Regiment 7th Bn British Columbia Regiment, CEF Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 29th Bn British Columbia Regiment, CEF
VC won Wakkerstroom, 2nd Boer War,
22 April 1900
Kerselaere, Belgium,
24 April 1915
Ostend, Belgium,
9 - 10 May 1918
Lens, France,
21 August 1917
London Gaz 12 February 1901 15 May 1919 28 August 1918 8 November 1917
Born Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England,
1 April 1875
Bombay, India,
28 October 1882
London, England,
28 November 1885
Aughnahoory, Co Down, N Ireland,
6 August 1887
Died 10 January 1946,
Vancouver
1 February 1961,
Kamploops
29 August 1958,
Esquimalt
15 June 1967,
Mount Lehman
Grave Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver Hillside Cemetery, Kamploops Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria Masonic Cemetery, Burnaby
Location
of VC
Sherwood Foresters Museum, Nottingham Stolen from the RCMI Toronto Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa Not publicly held
Remarks None None DSO None

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Name John Chipman,
KERR
John,
MACGREGOR
Robert Gordon,
MCBEATH
Charles Cecil Ingersoll,
MERRITT
Rank Private Lieutenant-Colonel Lance-Corporal Lieutenant-Colonel
Force 49th Bn Alberta Regiment, CEF 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders South Saskatchewan Regiment
VC won Courcelette, Somme, France,
16 September 1916
Cambrai, France,
29 September - 3 October 1918
Cambrai, France,
20 November 1917
Dieppe, France,
19 August 1942
London Gaz 26 October 1916 8 January 1919 11 January 1918 2 October 1942
Born Fox River, Nova Scotia,
11 January 1887
Cawdor, Nairn, Scotland,
11 February 1889
Fraserburgh, Caithness, Scotland,
22 December 1898
Vancourver,
10 November 1908
Died 19 February 1963,
Port Moody
9 June 1952,
Powell River
9 October 1922,
St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver *
12 July 2000,
Vancouver
Grave Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver
( buried in his son's grave )
Cranberry Lake Cemetery, Powell River Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver Ocean View Memorial Park, Burnaby
Location
of VC
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Canadian War Museum, Ottawa The Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Ardersier Canadian War Museum, Ottawa
Remarks None MC & Bar, DCM * Buried under the name MacBeath None

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Name Michael James,
O'ROURKE
The Hon George,
PEARKES
Cyrus Wesley,
PECK
Robert,
SHANKLAND
Rank Private Major-General Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel
Force 7th Bn British Columbia Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles 16th Bn, ( Canadian Scottish ), CEF 43rd Bn Manitoba Regiment, CEF
VC won Lens, France,
15 - 17 August 1917
Passchendaele, Belgium,
30 - 31 October 1917
Cagnicourt, France,
2 September 1918
Passchendaele, Belgium,
26 October 1917
London Gaz 8 November 1917 11 January 1918 15 November 1918 18 December 1917
Born Limerick, Co Limerick, Ireland,
19 March 1878
Watford, Hertfordshire, England,
26 February 1888
Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick,
26 April 1871
Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland,
10 October 1887
Died 6 December 1957,
Vancouver
30 May 1984,
Victoria
27 September 1956,
Vancouver
20 January 1968,
Vancouver
Grave Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby Holy Trinity Cemetery, Sidney New Westminster Crematorium, Vancouver Mountain View Crematorium, Vancouver
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Canadian War Museum, Ottawa
Remarks MM CB, DSO, MC DSO & Bar DCM

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Name Ernest Alvia,
SMITH
Harcus,
STRACHAN
Charles William,
TRAIN

Rank Sergeant Lieutenant-Colonel Sergeant
Force Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, CEF Fort Garry Horse, CEF 2 / 4th ( County of London ) Bn
London Regiment ( London Scottish )

VC won Savio River, Italy,
21 - 22 October 1944
Masnieres, France,
20 November 1917
Air Karim, Palestine,
8 December 1917

London Gaz 20 December 1944 18 December 1917 27 February 1918
Born New Westminster, British Columbia,
3 May 1914
Barrowstouness, Lothian, Scotland,
7 November 1884
London, England,
21 September 1890

Died 3 August 2005,
Vancouver
1 May 1982,
Vancouver
28 March 1965,
Vancouver

Grave Vancouver Crematorium North Vancouver Crematorium Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby
Location
of VC
Museum of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, Vancouver Not publicly held London Scottish Regiment Museum, London
Remarks Last surviving Canadian VC recipient MC None

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