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Donald James MCLEAN

Donald James MCLEAN

Male 1930 - 1950  (19 years)

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  • Name Donald James MCLEAN  [1
    Born 2 Aug 1930  Kongorong SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Cause of death 2 Feb 1949  Newcastle NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Motor cycle accident. The year before his brother Brian had also died of a motor cycle accident 
    Biography Notes 2 Feb 1950  Newcastle NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    3rd child of Lindsay Donald and "Madie" McLean of Kongorong. Occupation. Merchant Navy. Two brothers, Brian (17yrs) and Donald (19 yrs) were killed in separate motor cycle accidents just one month apart. Death: Donald James died 2/2/1950 aged 19 years. From the "Border Watch" of 4/2/1950:"On February 2 at the Royal Hospital, Newcastle, Donald James son of Mr and Mrs Donald Lindsay McLean of Kongorong, S.A. aged 19, result of accident. His brother Brian died in the Hamilton Hospital in December from injuries sustained in a different motor cycle accident. The funeral of Donald James left the residence of Mr McEachern of Moorak on Tuesday for the Mt Gambier cemetery 
    Occupation Merchant navy  [1
    Died 2 Feb 1950  Newcastle NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 7 Feb 1950  Mt Gambier SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-4959  Christina and Donald McLean | Archibald McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2019 

    Father Lindsay Donald MCLEAN,   b. 18 Apr 1899, Beulah Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1960, Mt Gambier SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship -1596 
    Mother Mary Jane (Madie) CHANT,   b. 22 Jun 1906, Millicent SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1969, Millicent SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship -1596 
    Family ID F-1596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0408 - Mary (Madie), Brian, Donald, Lindsay, Lawrence, Vernon, Elga, John & Robert.jpg
    0408 - Mary (Madie), Brian, Donald, Lindsay, Lawrence, Vernon, Elga, John & Robert.jpg
    RB M (I4963)
    JG M (I4996)
    EJ M (I4984)
    LE M (I4922)
    VL M (I4906)

  • 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. .