This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 10.11.1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 200792
- Rank: Corporal
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 45
- Date of Death: 31/10/1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Zantvoorde British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I. H. 23.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 8 Marybank Lane, Lochee, Dundee
- Occupation: Batching Department, Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee
Margaret, 8 Marybank Lane, Lochee
Jessie, born 03.10.1903, Charles, born 23.04.1905, George, born 01.11.1914 & Elizabeth
More about Charles McDonald
Charles Mcdonald 200792 Black Watch
WELL-KNOWN LOCHEE MAN FELL IN ACTION.
Corporal-Piper Charles Mcdonald, Black Watch, whose wife and family of four reside at 8 Marybank Lane, Lochee, was killed by a shell on 30th October. Deceased as a Volunteer saw service in the Boer War, and joined up on 10th November, 1914. He was drafted to France in September last. He was 45 years of age, and in civil life was employed in the batching department of Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee.
Dundee Courier 12th November 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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