This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 201399
- Rank: Corporal
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death: 43
- Date of Death: 03/05/1918
- Burial Country: United Kingdom
- Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
- Grave/Mem Ref no: LL. 5. 368.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk
Margaret H. McEwan, 68 St Andrews St, Dundee
More about Peter McEwan
Corporal McEwan had been in the Regular Army and served in the South African War. He had the Queen’s Medal with six bars (Cape Colony, Laing’s Neck, Relief of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Tugela Heights), and the King’s Medal with two bars (South Africa 1901 and 1902). As a reservist he was called up at the outbreak of war and was on duty at different depots after mobilization. In civil life Corporal McEwan was a clerk in the Electricity Suppply Deprtment, Dundee.
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