Memorial: M6474

Memorial in Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff commemorating Engineer Lieutenant-Commander David J. McGregor RN d. 1914 in the loss of HMS ‘Hawke’

Location

Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Wales

Transcript

'In loving memory of / Mary wife of Donald McGregor / Born on St Andrew's day 1845 / Died at Cardiff on St Patrick's Day 1912 / Also of their first born child / Margaret / who died at Hebburn-on-Tyne 1878 / Buried in Jarrow Cemetery / Also of Engr Lt Commr David J McGregor R.N. / of H.M.S. Hawke. Lost with vessel in North Sea 15th October 1914 / A model son and kind brother / Also the above Donald McGregor / Who died March 31st 1928 / Aged 82 years / Also of Jessie Leslie McGregor / daughter of the above / who died October 10th 1938 / Aged 58 years'

Details

Description: Headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Materials: White marble
Vessel: HMS Hawke

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

McGregor, David. J.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/10/1914
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engineer Lieutenant Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: HMS 'Hawke', 1st Class cruiser, sunk by 'U-9' in the North Sea.