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Norman Charles Stewart  DONALDSON

Norman Charles Stewart DONALDSON

Male 1904 - 1988  (84 years)

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  • Name Norman Charles Stewart DONALDSON 
    Born 15 Jul 1904  Pine Hills Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Education 1909  Pine Hills Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    All 4 children were educated by a governess at home until they moved to Armidale where they attended Miss Crossman's private school and then Armidale Public School. Then Wychebury Preparatory School and Scots College where he gained his intermediate certificate. 
    Occupation 1927  Burketown Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jackarooing on his brother's (Ian) property 'Kunkulla' for about 5 years from 1927 to 1932 
    Military Service 1942-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Air Force Cross awarded 
    Military Service 1942-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    DONALDSON, NORMAN CHARLES STEWART Australian Army Service Number NX86504 Date of Birth 15 Jul 1904 AT WARIALDA, NSW Date of Enlistment 29 Jan 1942 Locality on Enlistment BEECROFT, NSW Place of Enlistment PADDINGTON, NSW NOK DONALDSON, RACHEL Discharged 2 Nov 1945 Rank Corporal Posting at Discharge:N A O U 
    Military Service 1942-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Enlisted Australian Army 29 Jan 1942 at Beecroft/Paddington NSW, NOK mother: Rachel Donaldson, Discharged 2 Nov 1945 as Corporal posting at discharge "NAOU"

    Dorothy Forsyth memories 23.11.2016 interview with Lorna McLean: stationed at Manton Dam, Darwin, Northern Territory; Timber Creek,Victoria River, Northern Territory; and Wyndham WA. 
    Occupation Uranquinty NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    After he was discharged from the army (1942) Norman and Joan settled on 'Rocky Springs' on 1350 acres. 
    Occupation Dubbo NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jackarooing at 'Nonda Downs'Dubbo and later Berwick NSW. 
    Died 14 Aug 1988  Southport Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 15 Aug 1988  Southport Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I-7649  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2018 

    Father John DONALDSON,   b. 1854, Newry Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1909, Warialda NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship -2470 
    Mother Rachel Jane Cheriton MCDONALD,   b. 30 Jan 1867, Finnis Point SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c1940, Bondi NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship -2470 
    Married Late 1890s 
    Family ID F-2470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Griffin SINCLAIR,   b. 29 Jan 1916,   d. 14 Dec 2000  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1944  Rose Bay NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. SJ D
    +2. SS D
    +3. IM D
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 06:55:12 
    Family ID F-2495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0551 - Rachel Jane (Jenny) Donaldson with Dot, Ian, Ina & Norman.jpg
    0551 - Rachel Jane (Jenny) Donaldson with Dot, Ian, Ina & Norman.jpg
    0562 - Wedding day for Ian & Pat Donaldson.jpg
    0562 - Wedding day for Ian & Pat Donaldson.jpg
    DJ K (I7714)
    PF C (I7723)
    IM D (I7710)
    SS D (I7709)
    BR D (I7717)
    MS K (I7715)
    JW K (I7711)


    Stories
    1985 - Norman Charles Stewart Donaldson & Joan Griffin Sinclair
    1985 - Norman Charles Stewart Donaldson & Joan Griffin Sinclair
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-77] http//:www.ww2rolls.gov.au, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?ServiceId=A&VeteranId=195139, 5 Feb 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DONALDSON, NORMAN CHARLES STEWART Service Number NX86504 DOB 15 Jul 1904 WARIALDA, NSW Residence at 29 Jan 1942 BEECROFT NSW, Residence@Enlistment PADDINGTON, NSW NOK DONALDSON, RACHEL Date of Discharge 2 Nov 1945 Rank-Corporal Posting at Discharge N A O U
      Not a Prisoner of War

    2. [S-77] http//:www.ww2rolls.gov.au, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?ServiceId=A&VeteranId=195139, 5 Feb 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Awarded Air Force Cross

    3. [S-134] http://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=683419&c=WW2#R, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=A&veteranId=195139, 16 Jan 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      SEE DETAILS ATTACHED

    4. [S-50] FM Dorothy Forsyth nee Deane ID 6814-evidence pending, Lorna McLean interview , 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Some information sourced from Dorothy Forsyth 23.11.2016. Predominantly aligned/edited to nominal rolls of WWI Military Service Records entered 23.1.2017

    5. [S-99] Ryerson Index (Australian Broadsheet Deaths only), http://ryersonindex.org/search.php, 16 Jan 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DONALDSON Norman Charles Death notice 14AUG1989 Gold Coast Bulletin published 19AUG1989 AND DONALDSON Norman Charles Funeral notice 15AUG1989 Death at Allamanda Private Hospital, Southport QLD Gold Coast Bulletin 16AUG1989