John MacGregor

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John MacGregor

Post by Bob_H » Sat Mar 01, 2014 7:54 pm

We've just received the sad news of the passing of John (Jock) MacGregor.

We offer our sincere condolences.

Funeral details:
21st March at 13:45
To be held at Mintlyn Crematorium, King's Lynn
Lynn Road, Bawsey, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1HB, close to the A149, King's Lynn by-pass.
- Family flowers only. Donations, if so wished, can be made to: Erskine Hospital.

After the funeral mourners are invited to join Alan, Anne and family, at:

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Re: John MacGregor

Post by DRAC » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:12 pm

We are very sorry to hear of the passing of John Macgregor. During his many years of service within the Regiment, he easily established a sound reputation for his loyalty as a Hawk, his well respected attitude as a fair disaplinarian , and the "easy access way " in which he provided sound advice to all ranks within the Regiment.
Our sincere condolences to his family.
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Re: John Macgregor

Post by Brian Moulton » Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:33 pm

Another character lost. Jeannette and I used to spend some time chatting with John and his late wife at the Preston (Barton Grange) reunions. They were very pleasant company and I'm sure John will be missed by many. John was a real Hawk and fought the 14th/20th corner within the KRH hierarchy with passion.

Condolences to his family and friends.

R.I.P. John

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by smudge077 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:02 pm

I was saddened to hear about Jock Macgregor - one of the Regiment's stalwarts. He was one of those people whose name seemed to linger in the Regiment all the time, whether he was there or not. He had a wealth of experience and was not slow at giving you that 'fatherly' advice when he thought you needed it.

My condolences to his family.

R.I.P. Jock

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by Sam » Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:27 am

Another very sad day to hear another Hawk as passed, only knew him early in my life with the regiment but great respect and a very fair man.


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Re: John Macgregor

Post by grumpygrandad » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:36 am

Will always remember John with fondness who like Frank has already said was always ready to offer advice and help when you needed it.Another Hawk called to the Tank Park in the Sky.RIP Sir!!

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by gladis cooper » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:26 am

John Macgregor. As most of the Regiment know, One of Dennis's "Bill" greatest friends and Tina's God Father. he will be sadly missed by Alan and Ann.
R.I.P. John.
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Re: John Macgregor

Post by Brian Hunter » Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:01 pm

R.I.P John, condolences to all his family. Remember him will well from my days in the officers mess Paderborn a true gent.

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by Shep » Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:52 pm

R.I.P John, condolences to all his family

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by grier tasker » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:12 pm

A sad day for all. John and Pat came to see Terry several times when he was in the home and phoned on a regular bases. He will be missed. Condolences to Alan and Ann.

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by PINKY » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:48 pm

RIP John


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Re: John Macgregor

Post by FERDY » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:15 pm

Deeply saddened to hear of the loss of John McGregor.

I spent a number of years with John, and Bill Williams also sadly deceased, both on the ranges, and in competition at Bisley throughout my years in the Regiment.

John was a Hawk, through and through.

Proud to have known the pair of them, and grateful for them taking me under their wings, from a very early age, when they saw the potential in my passion for shooting, and kept me in the Regimental Team for around 10 years.

He loved to talk shooting.

Rest in peace old Friend

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Re: John Macgregor

Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:08 pm

R.I.P. John


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Re: John Macgregor

Post by 27 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:27 pm

R.I.P. John.

Sincere condolences to his family.


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Re: John Macgregor

Post by nev henshaw » Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:51 am

So sad to hear of John's passing, Hawk's don't come any better. It was a pleasure to have served with him.
Sincere condolences to all of his family.
R.I.P. John.

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