In memory of

Pilot Officer

Jack Alpine McGregor

who died on 13 Jun 1942

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 6 Bombing & Gunnery School, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Pilot Officer
  Service number J11337
  Date of death 19420613
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  J11337 Pilot Officer (RCAF pilot) Jack Alpine McGregor (b.1921) of Regina died 19420613 and is buried in the soldiers' plot at Regina cemetery. McGregor was an instructor/test pilot at No. 6 Bombing & Gunnery School, Mountain View, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, when a wing came off his Nomad during strenuous manoeuvres and he crashed into the Bay of Quinte. He was the son of John Archibald, a dentist, and Alice Beatrice (Knox) McGregor. Jack graduated from Thomson school and Central collegiate and worked for a few months as an order clerk at Northern Electric before enlisting at Toronto, Ontario, in 1941.

McGregor is one of 22 members of First Presbyterian congregation to be commemorated on a stained glass window in the church, and to have their stories told in David G. Marshall, Stained Glass Name: A Dedication of Remembrance, published by the church in 2002.
       A Glossary of abbreviations to help understand the terms used is available.
Stained Glass Name, courtesy 1st Presbyterian church
Stained Glass Name, courtesy 1st Presbyterian church
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Regina cemetery    

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  Honour roll location(s) Central collegiate
  Geo-memorial McGregor Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.2567°N / 104.9936°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74H2
  Geo-memorial details Northeast of Highrock Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19211018
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410729
  Place of enlistment Toronto, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
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