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Roderick Ian Clarence MACGREGOR

Regimental number671
Date of birth22 July 1892
Place of birthIndia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoree Creek via Lockhart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F McGregor, Amethi PO, Sultanpur, India
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 1st Battalion
Promotion date: 6 August 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: 1st Battalion
Promotion date: 22 October 1915

Captain


Unit: 1st Battalion
Promotion date: 23 July 1916

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a patrol against an enemy point and obtained valuable information. Later, he skilfully withdrew his men under heavy fire and returned with a prisoner.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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