Atlantic Ocean – June 15, 1943

Atlantic Ocean – June 15, 1943

     There are few details known about this incident.   

     The type of aircraft is unknown.

     On June 15, 1943, Ensign Raymond John Macgregor, USNR, was killed and declared missing when the aircraft he was aboard went down in the ocean off Gloucester, Massachusetts.   His body was recovered on or about August 19th by the Gloucester fishing trawler Mayflower, about two miles south of Thatcher’s Island, near Gloucester.  

     Ensign Macgregor is buried in Milford Cemetery in Milford, Penn.  To see photographs of Ensign Macgregor go to www.findagrave.com, Memorial #75051586.

     Source: Nashua Telegraph, “Identify Body Of Naval Officer” August 20, 1943

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