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Allen Alexander MCRAE

Allen Alexander MCRAE

Male 1884 - 1916  (31 years)

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  • Name Allen Alexander MCRAE  [1
    Born 13 Dec 1884  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes
    • Allen Alexander McRae born 13/12/1884 at Strathalbyn.
      Married with one child, no details known..
      Death: on 4/5/1916 at Adelaide. lnterred at Strathalbyn on the 6th Div. 2/460 in the same grave as a baby sister.
      From the "Southern Argus" dated 11/5/1916 (Thursday);
      Personal: "the death occurred at the Adelaide Hospital on Thursday night last of Mr Allan McRae, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Donald H. McRae of Strathalbyn, at the age of 31 years. He had been engaged at the Victor Harbor Water Works and contracted an attack of typhoid fever of a very severe type. He was sent on by Dr Douglas to the hospital, where despite all skill he succumbed to the illness. His body was brought to Strathalbyn on Saturday and his mortal remains were laid to rest in the Strathalbyn Cemetery. The Rev. G. C. Love B. D. conducting the service at the grave. The late Mr McRae was a bright and clever young man, and a hard worker for any cause he associated himself with. He leaves a widow and one child for whom, as for his bereaved parents, much sympathy is felt."
    Cause of death Typhoid fever  [1
    Died 4 May 1916  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-3967  Christina and Donald McLean | Mary McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2017 

    Father Donald Hugh MCRAE,   b. 9 Aug 1858, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1927, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship -1301 
    Mother Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW,   b. 30 Mar 1863, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1941, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship -1301 
    Married 1883  Mt Barker SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-1301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Bessie NASH,   b. 1890, Clare SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1911  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Unknown MCRAE,   b. Yes, Date Unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2017 14:33:45 
    Family ID F-1303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families
    LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995).

    2. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995).
      6th Division 2/240 Strathalbyn SA

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 25 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1911 RegNo:249/271 groom:MCRAE Allan Alexander bride:NASH,Catherine Bessie in Strathalbyn SA
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