Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland
Place of work: Kinlochleven branch
Died: 27 August 1943
Iain Charles Fordyce MacGregor was born on 15 April 1911, the fourth child and only son of the Reverend John MacGregor and his wife, of Fordyce. He was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School.
In July 1928 MacGregor went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Inverness branch. In November 1938 he transferred to Kinlochleven branch.
In August 1940 MacGregor left the bank to go on military service, becoming a Leading Aircraftman in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was posted to the Far East in summer 1941, and was still there the following February when Singapore fell. MacGregor was taken prisoner by the Japanese and subsequently transferred to Indonesia, where he died on 27 August 1943. He was 32 years old.
Iain MacGregor is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.
Leave your message of remembrance
If you want to leave a message of remembrance for this fallen member of our staff please send us an email.
Please note that we review every comment before publishing it to make sure that it doesn't breach our posting guidelines so it sometimes takes a day or two for your comments to appear.