Name:-    Donald Dow

Nationality:-   UK

Age :-   38 (on grave stone as 36)

Rank:-    Private

Number:-  202516

Medal:-

Service:-    Army

Regiment / ship:-   8th Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) - on grave stone is 4/5 Black Watch.

Date of death:-   20th February, 1919

Cemetery / Memorial:- Caputh Cemetery

Area of cemetery / memorial :- 337. 993.

Family information:-

Son of Donald and susan dow of myrtle cottage, bankfoot. in the 1881 Census donald snr. is living at "fungarth", Caputh.  His father, thomas,born at Logierait, Perthshire, is 71 and a farmer of 36 acres of arable farmland.  His mother is Margaret, 62, and the listed children are - donald aged 31 and unmarried, and Thomas aged 17 and also unmarried. These three were all born at Caputh.  I think there is also a branch of the family (Robert aged 55 and his family), living at Milton Of Tullymet, Logierait.  Robert is a farmer as well, and was born in Blair Athole.  Donald, aged 31,is the father of the following Donald who appears to have married late in life.

1891 Census

Blackhill, Caputh, Perthshire

Donald Dow, head, 41, land steward, b. Caputh

Susan Dow, wife, 42, b. Caputh

Donald Dow, son, 8, scholar, b. Logierait, Perthshire

Thomas Dow, son, 7. scholar, b. Logierait, Perthshire

Richard Dow, son, 5, scholar, b. Logierait, Perthshire

Alexander Dow, son, 3, b. Logierait, Perthshire

1901 census

Craig of Stenson, Caputh, Perthshire

Donald Dow, head, 51, farmer, b. Dunkeld, Perthshire

Susan, Dow, wife, b. Caputh

Donald Dow, son, 18, ploughman on farm, b. Logierait, Perthshire

Richard R Dow, son, 15, scholar, b. Logierait

Alexander Dow, son, 13, scholar, b. Logierait

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