Name :-   Ewing, Robert Simpson

Nationality :-    UK

Age :-   21

Rank :-   Leading Seaman

Number :-  Clyde Z/3818

Medal :-

Service :-   Royal naval Volunteer Reserve

Regiment / ship :-  Hood Bn.

Date of death :-   29th September 1918

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Anneux British Cemetery, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Grave II. A. 13

Family information :-    Son of John and Jane Ann Ferguson Ewing.  Brother of George Ferguson Ewing

Extra information :-

Missing, later reported killed in action or died of wounds

Enlisted 10/4/15 ; Draft for MEF 1/8/15, joined Hawke Bn. 20/8/15-8/9/15 Dysentery, Invalided to UK 18/9/15 ; Draft for BEF 25/7/16, joined Nelson Bn. 25/11/16, posted to Hood Bn. 7/2/18-29/9/18 DD.

A Moulder ; b.29/11/1896 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, John, 10 Croft Lane, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

1901 Census

Percy Street, Auchtergaven, Stanley, Perthshire

John Ewing, head, 51, saddler, b. Ireland

Jane A Ewing, wife, 42, b. Coupar Angus, Perthshire

John Ewing, son, 10, scholar, b. Coupar Angus, Forfarshire

George F Ewing, son, 9, scholar, b. Coupar Angus, Forfarshire

Jane A Ewing, daughter, 6, b. Coupar Angus, Forfarshire

Robert S Ewing, son, 4, b. Stanley, Perthshire

Cissie Ewing, daughter, 4 months, b. Stanley

Note the way Coupar Angus has moved counties!