Person    | Male  Died 10/10/1918

Major Huntly Wilson MacPherson, MC

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Canada, France

War dead, WW1 i

Commemorated on a memorial as having died in WW1.

Huntly Wilson MacPherson was born circa 1891 the son of Lieutenant Colonel Duncan MacPherson. He was married to Emma Rose Owen Wilson and lived at 548 Bessemer Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

As Cadet 818, he attended the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.

Twice Mentioned in Dispatches and also awarded the Military Cross, he was commanding 'B' Battery of his regiment when he was killed in action near Le Cateau, France, aged 27 years, on 10 October 1918. He was buried near where he fell and on 10 April 1920 his body was exhumed and reburied in Plot 4, Row A, Grave 14, in the Premont British Cemetery, 2 Rue de Bohain, 02110 Prémont, France.

He is shown as 'MACPHERSON.H.W.  MAJ.  M.C.  R.CANADIAN.H.A.' on the Quebec Chapel war memorial, Marylebone, London. He is commemorated on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial website and on Page 465 of their First World War Book of Remembrance. He is also commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's website and on the Imperial War Museum's Lives of the First World War website.

Credit for this entry to: Andrew Behan.

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