John Davies McGregor was born at Ballarat and became a Driver and Tentmaker by trade. When he enlisted at Ballarat on 19 August 1914, he was a single 26 year old. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. He was admitted to hospital in Alexandria 24/11/15 and rejoined unit from "A"Camp Gallipoli 23/1/16.Over the 12 month period he was admitted at different times to hospital for influenza, Boils and other symptoms. He returned to Australia 8 August 1918. Tree No. 143.