Subseries Subseries 9 - Materials relating to Ian Macdonald

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UQFL418-Series B-Subseries 9


Materials relating to Ian Macdonald


  • 1901-1937 (Creation)

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6 folders, 7 notebooks, 2 diaries and 1 parcel

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Biographical history

Ian Macdonald was born in Brisbane in 1900. In 1913 he was accepted into the Royal Australian Naval College at Geelong and entered the Royal Australian Navy as a Cadet Midshipman.

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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 relating to the life, education and naval career of Ian Macdonald. Some items were collected after his death by his brother Alistair Macdonald.

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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
  • Box: UQFL418 Box 5