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Percy William Thomas Macgregor Whitton

Percy William Thomas Macgregor Whitton

Male 1894 - 1916  (21 years)

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  • Name Percy William Thomas Macgregor Whitton 
    Born 23 Oct 1894  Murri, Punjab, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jul 1916  France, Recorded on Crieff War Memorial Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3581  Whitton
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father James McGregor Whitton,   b. 20 Feb 1841, Dundee, Angus Scotland c 1st May Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1933, a-4 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eva Dora Harvey,   b. 1866, Wexford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1954, Archchollen, St Fillans, Perthshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Dec 1888  Christ Church, Leeson Park, Dublin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1901 census at "Glenearn" Perth Road, Crieff a Visitor,
      Stephen Cooper Message: Percy MacGregor Whitton was a rugby player and member of Rosslyn Park rugby club London, while at RMC Sandhurst. He is now commemorated on our new war memorial and in the Roll of Honour published in the book The Final Whistle: the Great war in Fifteen Players.
      The RSF are not forgotten by their successors. The museum has a lot of info on them.
      one of the Crieff Memorial RSF men who died as acting CO of his unit.
      PERCY WILLIAM THOMAS MacGREGOR-WHITTON

      Captain
      "C" Coy. 2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers
      2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers captured Maltz Horn Farm in which action their commanding officer Lt Col P W T MacGregor-Whitton was killed
      who died on
      Sunday 9 July 1916 . Age 21 .
      Magregor-Whitton was an old boy of Morrison's Academy, Crieff. He was acting CO when the RSF attacked Malte Horn Farm. His substantive rank was Captain.
      Additional Information: Son of Col. James MacGregor-Whitton (late Royal Scots Fusiliers), of Ardchoille, St. Fillans, Perthshire.
      Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIALSomme, France
      Grave or Reference Panel Number: Pier and Face 3 C