Great War Dundee
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: 2062
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: Greece
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 13.05.1917
- Burial Country: Greece
- Cemetery: Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: 1026
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 7 Edward Street, Dundee
Jessie McWalter, 7 Edward St, Dundee
Alexander McWalter, 7 Edward St, Dundee
Alexander, James & William
More about Edward McWalter
FOUR DUNDEE BROTHERS FIGHTING IN THE RANKS OF THE BLACK WATCH. Lance-Corporal Alexander McWalter (32), Private Edward McWalter (23), Private James McWalter (29), and Private William McWalter (25), the sons of Mr and Mrs Alexander M’Walter, 7 Edward Street Dundee, fighting side by side in the ranks of the Black Watch. The eldest son was wounded in the hand, while James lies in hospital at Leicester seriously wounded. The Courier, 15 December 1914, 4.
Edward McWalter 2062 Black Watch
FIRST LOSS IN DUNDEE PATRIOTIC FAMILY.
Mr and Mrs Alexander McWalter, 7 Edward Street, Dundee, yesterday received a telegram intimating that their son, Corporal Edward M’Walter, Black Watch, had died from wounds.
Deceased, who was twenty-five years of age, is the first to fall in a family of four brothers who have seen much service. He was one of the members of the Indian Expeditionary Force, and was twice wounded in France, while he received the injuries from which he died in Salonika. Mr McWalter’s remaining three sons are all in the Black Watch. Sergeant Alexander McWalter has been wounded once, and Private James McWalter Twice.
Dundee Courier 19th May 1917
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