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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Gordon LLoyd MCDONALD

Gordon LLoyd MCDONALD

Male 1894 - 1917  (22 years)

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  • Name Gordon LLoyd MCDONALD 
    Born 1 Jul 1894  Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State School 
    Education Dollin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State school-no ref found on Google for this location. source unknown.  
    Cause of death WWI 
    Killed in Action in Messines France 
    Military Service Enlisted on 18th February 1916. He was number 943 Private G L McDonald, C Company, 38th Battalion, 10th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Australian Division.
    On 7th June 1917, he was killed in action in the Battle of Messines in France.
     
    Died 7 Jun 1917  Messines France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ypres West Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-6414  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father Joseph MCDONALD,   b. 16 Oct 1851, Cumberland UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1924, Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship -2084 
    Mother Flora MCDONALD,   b. 8 Sep 1850, Lower Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1939, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship -2084 
    Married 17 Dec 1879  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marriage/Wedding 17 Dec 1879  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Unbeknown to their families Flora and Joseph slipped away to Horsham Vic, where they were quietly married by the Reverend R B Scott at the Presbyterian Church. Their witnesses were Mary Florence Hall and Letitia Frances Young.
    Although Flora and Joseph have the same surname, their families are not related. 
    Residence Jallumba Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-2084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0460 - Flora & Joseph McDonald.jpg
    0460 - Flora & Joseph McDonald.jpg
    0469 - McDonald family at Glencoe, Mockinya - Bill, Jessie, Gordon, Olive, Joe, Flora, Ted & Allan.jpg
    0469 - McDonald family at Glencoe, Mockinya - Bill, Jessie, Gordon, Olive, Joe, Flora, Ted & Allan.jpg
    0468 - Gordon McDonald.jpg
    0468 - Gordon McDonald.jpg

    Stories
    1985 - Gordon Lloyd McDonald.pdf
    1985 - Gordon Lloyd McDonald.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995), Page 99 in Rachel's section.