Captain Percy W.T. MacGregor Whitton

Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Panel reference: Pier and Face 3 C.
Date published: 29/09/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 09/07/1916
Age at death: 21
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Information: Captain Percy W.T. MacGregor-Whitton, Royal Scots Fusiliers, younger son of Colonel and Mrs. MacGregor-Whitton, Ard Choille, St. Fillans, and grandson of the late Captain Percy Lorenzo Harvey, of Kyle, D.L. for the County of Wexford, was killed in action at Trones Wood, Picardy, on July 9th, 1916, in his 21st year. He was educated at Morrison's Academy, Crieff, from whence he passed to Sandhurst, where he had a distinguished career, and captained his team at football when they won the coveted challenge shield. In February, 1914, he joined his father's old Regiment, the Royal Scots Fusiliers, and was posted to the 1st Battalion, and in the following November went to the front.