This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Donald Fraser McEwan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 30.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A
- Date of Birth: 12.08.1895
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 19 Lammerton Tce, Dundee
- Occupation: Moody Stuart & Robertson, Chartered Accountants, 22 Reform St, Dundee
Annie Fraser Macnaughton
Robert Adam McEwan, 19 Lammerton Tce, Dundee
More about Donald Fraser McEwan
Donald has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Donald Fraser McEwan Black Watch
YOUNG DUNDEE OFFICER KILLED
IN A CHARGE BY THE BLACK WATCH.
News has come to hand of the death in action of Second-Lieutenant Donald Fraser McEwan, Black Watch.
Second-Lieutenant McEwan, who was the only son of Mr Robert A. M’Ewan, Mainsfield, 19 Lammerton Terrace, Dundee, was killed during a charge in which his regiment took part.
The deceased officer was educated at Dundee High School and Morrison’s Academy, Crieff, and while at the latter he was in the Officer’s Training Corps for three years. After he had completed his education, he obtained a position on the staff of Messrs Moody Stuart & Robertson, chartered accountants, 22 Meadowside.
Second-Lieutenant McEwan, was at the front for five months, and was on leave about two months ago, when he was in the best of health. He was 21 years of age.
Dundee Courier 7th August 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
Can you tell us more about Donald Fraser McEwan? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...