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Brian Leonard MCGRATH

Brian Leonard MCGRATH

Male 1937 - 2016  (79 years)

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  • Name Brian Leonard MCGRATH 
    Born 23 Feb 1937 
    Gender Male 
    Education Bachelor of Engineer (Civil) and Bachelor of Science 
    Biography Notes 4 Aug 2016  Mt Gravatt Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried in Lawn 18, Plot 188, Mount Gravatt Cemetery, Qld 
    Occupation Chartered engineer with Dept of Harbours and Marine 
    Died 4 Aug 2016 
    • EULOGY-top row:Christmas 2015 at the home of son Toby and Ruth at 54 Rome,Yeronga Qld. Formally Brian?s mother?s 1900's Gormley home. BOTTOM ROW L-R:Son John McGrath and partner Dr. Stephen Brierley, the grandchildren Caitlin & Erin McGrath, Hugo, Ned, Flynn Schmidt (mother:Juliet behind), Isabelle McGrath. Toby is wearing a hat, with Ruth behind him, Brians wife, Heather next to Brian on Brian top right. MIDDLE LEFT:Brian as a small boy at childhood home 49 Crump Street Holland Park Brisbane Qld. MIDDLE RIGHT:Brian working a pipe on a job in North Queensland as a Civil Engineer with the State Coordinator General's Dept. LOWER LEFT:Heather and Brian engaged to be married the following January 1968 at Catholic Lawn Tennis Assoc Formal, Brisbane Qld. LOWER RIGHT:Brian and Heather at picnic in Keating Park Qld near Indooroopilly Shoppingtown in 2014.
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    Person ID I-6645  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2018 

    Family Heather Rene ARDEN,   b. 12 Aug 1944, Brisbane Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Jan 1968  Holland Park Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARRIED Catholic Church Holland Park Qld
    Residence Brisbane Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. TL M
     2. JE M
    +3. JH M
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2017 12:40:05 
    Family ID F-2162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Brian McGRATH - mature years
    Brian McGRATH - mature years
    Brian McGRATH - youth
    Brian McGRATH - youth

    Collage of Brian McGrath's life. COLLAGE

    Top: This photo was taken in Christmas 2015 at the home of son Toby and Ruth at 54 Rome, Yeronga - this was formally Brianís motherís Gormley home from early 1900s. Bottom row, from left: Son John McGrath and partner Dr. Stephen Brierley, the rest grandchildren Caitlin & Erin McGrath, then Hugo, Ned & Flynn Schmidt (with mother Juliet behind), and Isabelle McGrath. Toby is wearing a hat, with Ruth behind him and Heather next to him- and Brian top right.

    Middle left: Brian as small boy at home 49 Crump Street, Holland Park, Brisbane

    Middle right: Brian (with pipe) working on a job in North Queensland as a Civil Engineer with the State Coordinator General's Dept.

    Bottom left: Heather and Brian engaged to be married the following January 1968 at Catholic Lawn Tennis Assoc Formal, Brisbane

    Bottom right: Brian and Heather at picnic in Keating Park near Indooroopilly Shoppingtown in 2014.
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    Documents
    Brian McGRATH - eulogy
    Brian McGRATH - eulogy
    By Toby McGrath - son of Brian
    Brian McGRATH - poem at funeral
    Brian McGRATH - poem at funeral

  • Sources 
    1. [S-89] FS Heather McGrath - ID 6647.