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IN MEMORIAM.
rescued, but he was so severely injured that he
died in the Naval Hospital at Malta the following
day, 28 April 191 6.
MANSFIELD, CYRIL JAMES: Deputy
Surgeon-General, R.N. ; son of Edward
Mansfield ; born High-
nam, Gloucester, 19
June 1 86 1 ; graduated
MB., 1883; M.D.,
1896. Mansfield
entered the Royal
Navy as Surgeon, 20
August 1885, and
throughout his career
received excellent re-
ports fromall the officers
under whom he served.
He held many im-
portant posts, among
others that of Senior Medical Officer in charge,
R.N. College, Osborne, 1905-09, and Senior
Medical Officer in charge of training ship
H.M.S. "Impregnable," 1911-13. He was
made M.V.O., 9 August 1909, and promoted
Deputy Surgeon-General, 27 September 1913.
From 1915 onwards General Mansfield served
at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar, and died there
7 May 1916.
McGREGOR, CHARLES : Company Q.M.-
Sergeant, 10th Battalion Gordon High-
landers ; son of John
McGregor ; born Aber-
deen, 28 June 1873 ;
educated Commerce
Street Public School
and Robert Gordon's
College ; pupil teacher,
Commerce Street
Public School ; entered
the Church of Scotland
Training College, 1892,
having gained the sixth
place at the Queen's
Scholarship Examina-
tion. Concurrently with attendance there, took
the Arts course at the University, graduated
M.A., 1896, with First Class Honours in Mathe-
matics, winning the Boxill Prize. Became
Mathematical Master in Airdrie Academy ;
joined the staff of his former Training College,
1897 ; on the formation of the Training Centre
in 1907, was appointed principal Master of
Method.
On the outbreak of war McGregor, although
then over forty, joined Kitchener's Army, and
entered the 10th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
as a Private. After training he left in July 19 15
for the Western Front with the rank of Sergeant,
and soon rose to be Company Quartermaster-
Sergeant. Wounded on the last day of April he
was taken to hospital in Calais where he died,
14 May 19 16.
A man of great charm of manner, sterling
character, and intellectual gifts of no mean order,
Charles McGregor has won a sure place for his
memory in the hearts of hundreds of students
and a wide circle of friends and fellow-citizens.
A posthumous work, based on the lectures
prepared for his classes, and issued for private
circulation, is marked by close study, clear think-
ing, and an attractive style of presentation, and
is evidence that, had he been spared, the author
might have made fresh and valuable contributions
to current educational theory and practice.
REID, ROBERT: 2nd Lieutenant,
9th Battalion Gordon Highlanders;
son of Robert Reid,
farmer, Old Meldrum ; r~- ~ ;r~
born Old Meldrum, 24 B^
July 1892 ; matricu-
lated in Arts, 1 9 1 1 ;
graduated M.A. with
Honours in Classics in
1914.
Before the war he
was a member of " U "
Company, 4th Battalion
Gordon Highlanders
and was mobilized in
August 1 9 14. Three
months later he was commissioned in the 9th
(Pioneer) Battalion Gordon Highlanders, with
whom he proceeded to France in 1915. On 20
May 19 1 6 he was killed in action. A man of
homely and unaffected nature, he held a warm
place in the hearts of his fellow-officers and
men.
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