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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.