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James Robert Dundas MCEWEN: St Colmon's Church, Colmonell.

 
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:33 pm    Post subject: James Robert Dundas MCEWEN: St Colmon's Church, Colmonell. Reply with quote

Name: MCEWEN, JAMES ROBERT DUNDAS
Initials: JRD
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Age: 20
Additional information: Son of Robert Finnie McEwen and Mary Frances McEwen, of Bardrochat, Colmonell, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: Pier and Face 3C
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial

Situated on the wall to the left of the organ. Named on Colmonell War Memorial.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also named on the Polwarth Parish War Memorial in Berwickshire as:

J.R.D. McEWEN
James Robert Dundas McEwen age 20 Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
James was educated at Eton and was commissioned from there in August 1914. He went to France in February 1915 and was promoted in April.
Born 1896 in Edinburgh. Son of Robert Finnie McEwen and Mary Frances (Dundas) McEwen of Marchmont House, Polwarth and of Bardrochat, Colmonell, Ayrshire.
Missing in Action on 12 October 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
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