Charles McDonald

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 10.11.1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200792
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 8 Marybank Lane, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Batching Department, Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret, 8 Marybank Lane, Lochee

  • Children:

    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


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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