Lieutenant Milton Fowler Gregg

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Royal Canadian Regiment
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
November 5, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
22
Enlisted at:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Student
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
March 13, 1978
Age at Death:
86
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
April 10, 1892
Next of Kin:
George L. Gregg, Mountain Dale, New Brunswick
Place of Birth:
Mountain Dale, New Brunswick
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
Not Specified
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Baptist
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
4.25 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^1Box 2806-20
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
18th Battalion
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
Royal Canadian Regiment
Awards and Decorations
Military Cross, Victoria Cross, Canadian Efficiency Decoration, Order of Canada, Order of the British Empire, Canadian Forces Decoration (CD)
Notes

It is not specified what battalion he originally enlisted with (#50051). He was serving with the 18th Battalion when he was wounded on May 22, 1915 and joined The Royal Canadian Regiment in the field on May 1, 1917 where he served for sixteen months. He was wounded in action on June 9, 1917 and again on October 1, 1918 while serving with the RCR. He was awarded the Military Cross and the Victoria Cross, the latter on September 28, 1918.

Later attained the rank of Brigadier. 

Research Notes