McGregor, Charles Alexander
Regiment: The Black Watch
Biography: Son of Alexander and Helen Isabella McGregor, Rosebery Street, Aberdeen ; born Aberdeen, 1914 ; educated at Robert Gordon's College. At the University he distinguished himself in sport as well as in study, and in 1935 graduated M.A. with Honours in Classics, later taking the degree of Ed.B. also with Honours. He was appointed to the staff of Dundee High School. At the beginning of the war he was mobilized as a Territorial Officer and attached to the 5th Black Watch. He saw a good deal of service in North Africa and took part in the Battle of El Alamein. He was killed in action at the opening of the Eighth Army's offensive in November 1942.
Date of Death: November 1942
Burial Details: Buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Grave V. E. 9
Publication: Roll of Remembrance. Published 1952.
If you have photographs of anyone listed in the Roll of Honour (preferably in service uniform) or have any questions about this resource, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.