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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Edwin Harold MCDONALD

Edwin Harold MCDONALD

Male 1890 - 1936  (45 years)

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  • Name Edwin Harold MCDONALD 
    Nickname Ted 
    Born 15 Feb 1890  Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State school 
    Cause of death Meningitis 
    Military Service During WW1 Ted enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces and became number 942 Private E H McDonald, C Company, 38th Battalion, 10th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Australian Division. His brother, Gordon, enlisted with him and they spent much of their time together until Gordon was killed at Messines in France in 1917. Ted was still in active service when the armistice was signed in 1918.   [1
    Died 13 Jan 1936  Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-6410  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2017 

    Father Joseph MCDONALD,   b. 16 Oct 1851, Cumberland UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1924, Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship -2084 
    Mother Flora MCDONALD,   b. 8 Sep 1850, Finnis Point SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1939, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship -2084 
    Married 17 Dec 1879  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marriage/Wedding 17 Dec 1879  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Unbeknown to their families Flora and Joseph slipped away to Horsham Vic, where they were quietly married by the Reverend R B Scott at the Presbyterian Church. Their witnesses were Mary Florence Hall and Letitia Frances Young.
    Although Flora and Joseph have the same surname, their families are not related. 
    Residence Jallumba Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-2084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mavis Sylvia FLACK,   b. 13 Aug 1909, Brimpaen Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. MJ M
    +2. GF M
    +3. CE M
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 08:45:23 
    Family ID F-2095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0460 - Flora & Joseph McDonald.jpg
    0460 - Flora & Joseph McDonald.jpg
    0469 - McDonald family at Glencoe, Mockinya - Bill, Jessie, Gordon, Olive, Joe, Flora, Ted & Allan.jpg
    0469 - McDonald family at Glencoe, Mockinya - Bill, Jessie, Gordon, Olive, Joe, Flora, Ted & Allan.jpg
    0466 - Wedding day of Mavis Sylvia Flack & Edward Harold McDonald.jpg
    0466 - Wedding day of Mavis Sylvia Flack & Edward Harold McDonald.jpg

    Stories
    Edwin Harold McDonald & Mavis Sylvia Flack
    Edwin Harold McDonald & Mavis Sylvia Flack
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 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. , Page 106 in Rachel's section.

    2. [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. , Page 99 in Rachel's section.