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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1926 - 1956
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
District Of Columbia
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols


Location
District Of Columbia
Plot Coordinates
Section 59, Site 667
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Feb 21, 1982
Service to 1956
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
USS Laurens (APA-153)
USS Laurens (APA-153)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1944 - 1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1945
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1945
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1944
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
USS Laurens (APA-153)
1944
Bureau of Ships
Bureau of Ships
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1943 - 1944
USS Seahorse (SS-304)
USS Seahorse (SS-304)
Rank
Commander
Comments
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Commander Commander
1943 - 1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
Don McGregor:
USS Gar (206) Lt.
14 Apr 1941 Nov 1942
USS Seahorse (304) Cdr. Submarine
31 Mar 1943 30 S



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1941 - 1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
... More
Memories
Don McGregor:
USS Gar (206) Lt.
14 Apr 1941 Nov 1942
USS Seahorse (304) Cdr. Submarine
31 Mar 1943 30 S



... More
1941 - 1943
USS Gar (SS-206)
USS Gar (SS-206)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1941 - 1942
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
Navy Cross U.S. Navy WWII
McGREGOR, DONALD Citation: The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Donald McGregor, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extraordinar... 
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1942
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
USS Gar (SS-206)
1942
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Navy Cross U.S. Navy WWII
McGREGOR, DONALD Citation: The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Donald McGregor, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extraordinar... 
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1942
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Navy Cross U.S. Navy WWII
McGREGOR, DONALD Citation: The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Donald McGregor, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extraordinar... 
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1942
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Navy Cross U.S. Navy WWII
McGREGOR, DONALD Citation: The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Donald McGregor, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extraordinar... 
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1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1939 - 1940
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Letter A
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
Service from 1926

 
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