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Neil Alistair MCDONALD

Neil Alistair MCDONALD

Male 1906 - 1995  (89 years)

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  • Name Neil Alistair MCDONALD 
    Born 4 Feb 1906  West Wail Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ancestry states birth Abt 1906, DIMBOOLA VICTORIA AS BIRTH PLACE. No change at this point until further evidence. Father Alex Jno (Jonothan) Mcdonald, and mother as Jessie Sheridan. Registration Number 2551
    • Ancestry states: Birth date 4 Feb 1906 Horsham Victoria. "year range? 1939-1948" presumably means enlisted military. Enlisted Caulfield Victoria Service No VX44975 NOK Kathleen McDonald Series description: B883:Army, 2nd AIF
    Gender Male 
    Education c1910s  Lara Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Neil's first school was at Lara, followed by Streatham in the Western District and Swanston Street school in Geelong. 
    Education c1910s  Streatham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 'Nerrin Nerrin' at Streatham in the Western Districts 
    Education C1920s  Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Swanston Street school in Geelong. 
    Military Service WWII 
    Ancestry states: Birth date 4 Feb 1906 Horsham Victoria. "year range? 1939-1948" presumably means enlisted military. Enlisted Caulfield Victoria Service No VX44975 NOK Kathleen McDonald Series description: B883:Army, 2nd AIF 
    Military Service 1940-1940  Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    ln June 1940, Neil enlisted in the army at Geelong Vic. Discharge...1940 medically unfit, broken kneecap.

    He became Number VX 44975 (X=denotes overseas service) Private N.A. McDonald, 2/4 Medium Artillery Regiment, and trained at camps on the Caulfield racecourse, at Mt Martha and Colac showgrounds, all in Victoria. Neil suffered a broken kneecap in a motor cycle accident during training and was discharged medically unfit on October 16, 1940.  
    Occupation Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Implement assembler with International Harvester 
    Died 18 Dec 1995  Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-7358  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2017 

    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) 
    Relationship -2374 
    Mother Jessie SHERIDAN,   b. 8 Jan 1867, Caversham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Relationship -2374 
    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 Kathleen MIRRIELEES,   b. 25 Mar 1910,   d. 17 Dec 1946, Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1933  Yan Yean Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence East Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930s  Geelong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lived in Geelong for the first three years of their married life. 
    Children 
    +1. LN M
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2017 14:47:23 
    Family ID F-2467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0545 - Wedding of Kathleen Mirrielees & Neil Alistair McDonald.jpg
    0545 - Wedding of Kathleen Mirrielees & Neil Alistair McDonald.jpg

    Stories
    1985 - Neil Alistair McDonald & Kathleen Mirrielees .pdf
    1985 - Neil Alistair McDonald & Kathleen Mirrielees .pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, 14 Apr 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      ANCESTRY.COM
      Name:
      Neil Alistair McDonald

      Death Date:
      18 Dec 1995

      Cemetery:
      Geelong Eastern Cemetery

      Burial or Cremation Place:
      Geelong, Greater Geelong City, Victoria, Australia

      Has Bio?:
      N

      URL:
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-...

      Subject to further rigor and research.

    2. [S-97] BDM VIC, (Family History Search Victoria ), https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj, 13 Jun 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MIRRIELEES Given names K'leen EventMarriage Father's name / Spouse's family name MCDONALD Mother's maiden name / GROOM: Neil Allistar Reg. year1933 Reg. No5335
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