Alexander Milton Mcgregor (1921 - 1944)

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Singapore Memorial Column 79.,
Singapore

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Service number: 2879072
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Milton

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Gene and Donna Morgan

Gene and Donna Morgan

Gene and Donna Morgan

Gene and Donna Morgan

Gene and Donna Morgan

Gene and Donna Morgan

Donna Loraine McGregor

Donna Loraine McGregor

Maggie Willard McGregor

Maggie Willard McGregor

Andrew Grewar Mcgregor

Andrew Grewar Mcgregor

White Wing Ranch photo

White Wing Ranch photo

Mary Tate, Martha & Charles Mitchell, Tennessee

Mary Tate, Martha & Charles Mitchell, Tennessee

James Douglas & Mary Jane (McGregor) Tate

James Douglas & Mary Jane (McGregor) Tate

Rosalia Kansas High School Class of 1931

Rosalia Kansas High School Class of 1931

William Campbell McGregor

William Campbell McGregor

McGregor sisters

McGregor sisters

Berrington and Shaffer families

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1921 - In the year that Alexander Milton Mcgregor was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1924 - By the time he was just 3 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1929 - At the age of just 8 years old, Alexander was alive when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1940 - At the age of 19 years old, Alexander was alive when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

1944 - In the year of Alexander Milton Mcgregor's passing, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

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Alexander Milton Mcgregor died on September 21, 1944 at age 23. There is no listed cause of death for Alexander. He was buried in Singapore Memorial Column 79., Singapore. He was born around 1921. We have no information about Alexander's family.

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