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Donald Henry MCLEAN

Donald Henry MCLEAN

Male 1933 -  (86 years)

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  • Name Donald Henry MCLEAN  [1
    Born 18 Jun 1933  Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes
    • «b»Donald Henry McLean«/b», b. 18/6/1933 at Murrayville, S.A.
      Married: in the Murrayville Catholic Church, Eleanor Frances Watson, b. 17/10/1943 at Murrayville.
      Residence: 39 Poole Street, Murrayville, Vic. 3512.
      Donald attended Goongee State and Murrayville Consolidated Schools. He left school in 1949 and worked as a grocers assistant for 5 years then became a PMG linesman for 13 years and finally worked for the Vic. Lands Dept for 26 years. This gave a total of 44 years in the work force. He took a voluntary departure package from the Lands Dept in 1993.
      Donald played in 6 football premierships with Murrayville in 20 seasons and 2 cricket premierships with Murrayville in 30 seasons. He was president of the Cricket Club for 4 terms, vice president for 16 terms and was made a life member. He played in 5 consecutive tennis premierships for Murrayville South in 6 seasons.
      Donald performed National Service in the Army at Puckapunyal in 1952 as an eighteen year old.
      He retired from football at age 37 and cricket at age 50. He was also president of the Murrayville Scouts for 2 years.
      Eleanor has played tennis for about 40 years winning more premierships and tournaments than she can remember. She became the lady life member of the Murrayville Lawn Tennis Club which has been in existence since 1965-66, and also served for many years on the committee.
      Eleanor also played netball for many years and is very active with the Murrayville School Parents Club. Eleanor was educated at Murrayville Consolidated School.
      5 children:
    Residence Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    39 Poole St Murrayville Victoria 
    Person ID I-3361  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2016 

    Father James Ernest Hopetoun MCLEAN,   b. 26 Jul 1891, Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1968, Heidelberg Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Joanna Frances O'DONNELL,   b. 26 Aug 1894, Lake Boga Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1972, Springvale Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-1077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Frances WATSON,   b. 17 Oct 1943  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Brett Donald MCLEAN,   b. 8 May 1966, Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Scott Anthony MCLEAN,   b. 4 Sep 1967, Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Tania Louise MCLEAN,   b. 27 Dec 1969, Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. Paul James MCLEAN,   b. 20 Apr 1975, Pinnaroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     5. Marcus Ronald MCLEAN,   b. 4 Nov 1979, Murrayville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2013 16:58:00 
    Family ID F-1103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0276 - Marcus, Tania, Donald, Donna (nee Schultz), Scott, Eleanor, Brett & Paul McLean.jpg
    0276 - Marcus, Tania, Donald, Donna (nee Schultz), Scott, Eleanor, Brett & Paul McLean.jpg

    Stories
    5067 - Donald Henry McLean & Eleanor Frances Watson
    5067 - Donald Henry McLean & Eleanor Frances Watson
    John's descendants - biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .