Colour Sergeant William McGregor

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Colour Sergeant William McGregor (Regimental NÂș 2404), 1st Battalion Scots Fusilier Guards, July 1856. He was wounded during the Battle at the River Alma on 20th September 1854 and wears both the British Crimea and the Order of the Medjidie Turkish medals.
At the Crimean War’s end, troops gathered in Aldershot for a London victory parade. McGregor was among the soldiers photographed in Aldershot by Robert Howlett and Joseph Cundall for their series of portraits entitled ‘Crimean Heroes 1856’. (IWM Q 71634)

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