Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Alexander Herd Ewan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
- Service no: 1428
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 09.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Wick, Caithness
- Address: 6 Benvie Rd, Dundee
More about Alexander Herd Ewan
Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
Alexander Herd Ewan 1428 Black Watch
KILLED AT CHUM’S SIDE.
Corporal A. H. Ewan, 2nd Black Watch, a grandson of Mr J. Ewan, 6 Benvie Road, Dundee has fallen.
A private in the battalion, a chum of the corporal, writing to me Ewan, stated that he was killed at the writer’s side.
Corporal Ewan was 23 years of age, and had served seven years with his battalion, four of which were spent in India.
Dundee Courier 17th May 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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