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Forename(s): Malcolm Colin McGregor
Place of Birth: Bradford, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/6th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1915-12-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Row J. Grave 5.
CWGC Cemetery: FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Malcolm Colin McGregor Law was the son of Duncan George and Emily Law, née Laycock. Duncan was born at Bradford and Emily at Keighley, Yorkshire.
1891 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 19, North Park Road, Manningham - Malcolm C.M. Law, aged 1 year, born Bradford, son of Duncan G. and Emily Law.
1901 Westgate-on-Sea, Kent Census: Streete Court - Malcolm C. Law, aged 11 years, born Bradford, Yorkshire. Scholar. [Malcolm was at the school with his brothers, Kenneth and Ralph Law.]
1911 Guiseley, Yorkshire Census: The Hall, Hawksworth - Malcolm Colin McGregor Law, aged 21 years, born Bradford, Yorkshire. [Malcolm was living with his sister Coralie Ava and brother William Kenneth Law. Their parents were not at home.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Lt Malcolm Colin Mcgregor Law, 1/6th West Riding Regiment (T.F.). Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: 14 April 1914. Correspondence: Mrs D.G. Law (mother) Thornfield, Bradford, Yorks.
Malcolm is commemorated on the War Memorial in St. Oswald's Church, Guiseley and by a stained glass window in the church. The window is also in memory of the officers and men of the 1/6th and 2/6th Battalions Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) who fell in France and Flanders during the Great War.
See also: ‘Guiseley Terriers: A Small Part in The Great War - A History of the 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment’ by Stephen Barber (2018).
Photograph: 'The Graphic' (22 January 1916).
Data Source: Honour & Awards (CPGW Book)
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Lieutenant Malcolm Colin McGregor LAW
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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