- Name: Roderick McGREGOR
- D.O.B: 1st Jan, 1822
- D.O.A: 22nd Apr, 1855
- D.O.D: 9th Aug, 1888
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Private, 2nd Battalion The Rifle Brigade, 4th Division
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 1
A Rifle Pit near the Woronzov Road outside Sevastopol, Russia 22 April 1855
22 April 1855
The Crimean War
On 22 April 1855 Privates J Bradshaw, R Humpston and possibly R McGregor, 2nd Battalion The Rifle Brigade, took part in the capture of a Russian rifle pit near the Woronzov Road outside Sevastopol, after a British soldier going to collect water was killed by fire from it.
For courageous conduct when employed as a sharpshooter in the advanced trenches in the month of July, 1855; a Rifle Pit was occupied by two Russians, who annoyed our troops by their fire. Private McGregor crossed the open space under fire, and taking cover under a rock, dislodged them, and occupied the pit.