Lt Alfred Webster Gregor MC, Gordons

1887 Jul 27. Born Aberdeenshire, Scotland

1891 Census at Granton Place, Old Machar, Aberdeen

GREGOR, Helen Wife Married F 27 1864 Stonecutters Wife
Mortlach, Banffshire  
GREGOR, Alfred W Son M 3 1888
Old Machar, Aberdeenshire
GREGOR, Helen M Daughter F 1 1890
Old Machar, Aberdeenshire

1901 census at Invarcauld Arms Braemar, which is owned by his parents

1915 Jan 31 Landed in France

1915 Nov 12. Commissioned 2nd Lt Gordon Highlanders

1917 Married • Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Margaret Gerrard Gillespie (1891–1974)

1918 Aug 4. The undermentioned officers to be actg.. Capts. whilst comdg. a Coy.: — Lt. A. W. Gregor.

1918 Oct 15. MC Gazetted

1919 May 31. Gord. Highrs. I/4th Bn.— The undermentioned Lts. to be actg. Capts. while comdg. Cos.: — A. W. Gregor, M.C. (7th Bn., T.F.).

1919 Aug 16. Gord. Highrs. l/4th Bn.— Lt. A. W. Gregor (7th Bn., T.F.) relinquishes the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to comd. a Co.

1920 Aug 5. Joined ADRIC with service no 123. Joined B Coy

1921 Jan 1. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 23. The undermentioned Lts., from 7th Bn., Gordons, to be Lts.—. A. W. Gregor, M.C.

1921 Jun 11 Posted to Q Coy

1921 Jun 13. Promoted Platoon Commander "to complete the establishment"

1921 Nov 21. Promoted 2nd in Command

1922 Jan 2. Relinquishes his commission. Lt. A. W. Gregor, M..C.

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Nov 20. Arrives in New York from UK. He is a hotel manager who speaks French & English

1923 Feb 10 (probably) married MArgaret in Florida

1930 US census in Manhatten with wife Margaret. She is a cook, he is a butler

1932 Mar 30. Arrives in New York from UK. He is "domestic"

1935 Oct 16. Became a naturalised US Citizen.

1938 Jul 15. Arrives in New York from UK. He is a Caretaker.

1940 US Census A Guest at Hotel Madison in New York. He is a Valet, and is staying with a Margaret Gregor, who is 15 years younger.

1942 Draft Registration card. Living at Tuxedo Park, New York with Margaret

1960 Jul 29. Arrived UK from New York.

1969 Nov 24. Died 10028  New York, New York, New York, United States of America. Buried in Braemar, Scotland.(I suspect this is just a memorial)


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