Alexander Herd Ewan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 1428
  • Rank: Corporal
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  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Wick, Caithness
  • Address: 6 Benvie Rd, Dundee
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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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