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11 February 1889 MacGregor VC, Canada’s most highly decorated soldier

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John MacGregor was born on 11 February 1889 at Cawdor in the County of Nairnshire and was the third child of William and Hanna MacGregor. He was brought up on a croft at Newlands of Urchany and was baptised at Cawdor Free Church. He attended Geddes School, Cawdor School and Nairn Academy when he left full time education in 1907. When he left scho…


046: April 1996

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051: January 1998

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066: January 2003

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Loyal Gunners:  3rd Field Artillery Regiment (The Loyal Company) and the History of New Brunswick’s Artillery, 1893 to 2012.

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Review by Charles Messenger. This is Volume 2 of the Loyal Company’s History, the first, covering its initial hundred years being published in 1896. Originally, it was intended that this volume would cover the subsequent hundred years, but, for various reasons, it has taken over 20 years to compile. Consequently’ not only are the Boer War, the two…


697054 Pte Alexander Falconer, 31st Bn CEF (Alberta Regt).

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Alex was a farmer. He enlisted into the army on 12 September 1916 before being sent to the 31st Bn serving in France. Alexander was killed in the front lines in the vicinity of Cité St.Laurent during the night of the 28/29 July 1917 after being gassed during a surprise German gas bombardment (delivered by trench-mortar). He is now buried in Noeux l…