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Ian Douglas MCDONALD

Ian Douglas MCDONALD

Male 1898 - 1963  (64 years)

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  • Name Ian Douglas MCDONALD 
    Born 24 May 1898  'Wyn Wyn', West Wail, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education West Wail Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ian attended the West Wail state school with his brothers and sisters and then other schools as the family moved. 
    Achievements/Education Ian was awarded the MBE, Member of the Order of the British Empire. 
    Achievements/Education Ian won the Alexander Miller Scholarship in 1915. 
    Military Service During WW1, with 2 brothers, served in the AIF overseas and all returned home.  
    Died 6 Mar 1963 
    Buried Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-7355  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2015 

    Father Alexander John (Jack) MCDONALD,   b. 28 Oct 1861, Lower Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1937  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Jessie SHERIDAN,   b. 8 Jan 1867, Caversham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Married 27 Nov 1889  Clear Lake Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • born 'Clear Lake' Vic
    Occupation Yan Yean Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arab and Shetland Pony Stud at Yan Yean, north of Melbourne Victoria 
    Occupation West Wail Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 'Wyn Wyn' West Wail Vic 
    Occupation Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer St Helens Plains Horsham 
    Occupation Streatham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jack was the manager 'Nerrin Nerrin' - a large sheep station five miles south of Streatham in Victoria's Western District. 
    Residence Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lara Geelong Vic 
    Residence Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Myer St Geelong Vic 
    Family ID F-2374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Violet Jean MURRAY,   b. 5 Apr 1906,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Apr 1928  Marong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. LR M
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2017 03:21:44 
    Family ID F-2461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0542 - Ian Douglas McDonald in 1925.jpg
    0542 - Ian Douglas McDonald in 1925.jpg

    Stories
    1985 - Ian Douglas McDonald & Violet Jean Murray.pdf
    1985 - Ian Douglas McDonald & Violet Jean Murray.pdf