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Donald Matheson

Donald Matheson

Donald (1886-1958) was a son of John Matheson and Ann Macphail,  25 Gravir.

On 21st September 1918 Donald enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, with service number DA22000; his previous employment was Section Y30772. Donald was immediately mobilised and was based at HMS Pembroke. He transferred to the Royal Naval Reserve Trawler Division and he was given a Disability Gratuity of £8.9s.0d in January 1919. He is mentioned in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918.

In Lochs, in 1907, he married Margaret Macrae of 8 Habost. Donald and Margaret settled at 25 Gravir and had four children.

The family later moved to Stornoway.

Donald's brother Alex Dan married Margaret's sister Barbara.



Title: Donald Matheson
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dòmhnall Iain Dhòmhnaill
Also Known As: Domhnall 'an Bhàin
Date of Birth: 11-01-1886
Date of Death: 1958
Date of Marriage: 1907
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 865
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 6233