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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.