Leon Leparquois McGregor – age 25 – Gunner (964964) 4 Survey Regiment, Royal Artillery.
In 1921 artillery survey responsibilities, which included sound ranging and flash spotting as well as ‘pure’ survey, were transferred to the Royal Artillery. Regular and territorial artillery survey companies were created and at the outbreak of war in 1939 these companies expanded and mobilised as survey regiments. (Source: tripod.com)
Leon graduated with an M.A. degree from Glasgow University in 1939.
Born 1917 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. (Source: SNWM and GRoS – Birth Register)
Son of Evan Cruden McGregor and Isabella (McDonald) McGregor, of 36 Riddrie Knowes, Riddrie, Glasgow E1. (Source: CWGC and the Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour)
Killed in Action on 3 June 1942.
Commonwealth War Grave – El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour.