Donald Fraser McEwan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 12.08.1895
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 19 Lammerton Tce, Dundee
  • Occupation: Moody Stuart & Robertson, Chartered Accountants, 22 Reform St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Fraser Macnaughton

  • Father:

    Robert Adam McEwan, 19 Lammerton Tce, Dundee

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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

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