Subseries Subseries 8 - Materials relating to Alistair Macdonald

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UQFL418-Series B-Subseries 8


Materials relating to Alistair Macdonald


  • 1912-1984 (Creation)

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8 folders, collection of medals

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Biographical history

Alistair Macdonald was born in Georgetown, North Queensland on 2 June 1896 to Alexander Rose Macdonald and Nancy Macdonald (nee Armitage). He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 5 October 1914 and served in Belgium and France as part of the 12th Infantry Battalion, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. He later became Associate to Alan Mansfield and accompanied him to the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.

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Materials belonging to Alistair Macdonald including correspondence, notes, drafts of articles, newspaper cuttings, ephemeral materials and a collection of medals.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies. Contact the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, FF, 23-Nov-2020




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Physical storage

  • Box: UQFL418 Box 4