The 4 children were educated by a governess until they moved to Armidale where they attended Miss Crossman's private school and then Armidale Public School. Then he went to Wychebury Preparatory School and Scots College.
Jackaroo on Percy Mott's property
On the advise of Percy Mott, Ian purchased 'Kunkulla' which was 60 miles from Burketown, near the Gulf of Carpentaria. He sold the property after WW2