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Donald Grant Squad Index
Information:
1938-39 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
02nd April 1916
Birthplace:
Dundee
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 3lbs
Signed:
27/05/1938
Career History:
Fairfield Juniors (Dundee)/Hearts 5th September 1933, contract cancelled ? 25th May 1938/Duns (on loan) 6th April 1935/Aberdeen 27th May 1938, Released ? 30th April 1939
 
Profile:
Joined the Dons from Hearts and received good reports in his four first team matches, but in 1939 he joined the police in Dundee before signing up to the RAF during the Second World War - in April 1941 - where he trained in Rhodesia as a pilot; ultimately flying Lancaster bombers over Europe. Returned to the police after the war and retired with the rank of Chief Inspector. Name: Donald McGillivray Grant Died: Dundee, 1997
Donald Grant

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
26/11/1938
Queen of the South 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) Palmerston Park, Dumfries 7,500 22 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1938-39
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
Totals:
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 4 1