Ella Dorothy McLean

F, #19741, b. 1891, d. 1975
Father*Hector Alexander McLean b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Mother*Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947
Birth*1891 Beaconsfield North, VIC, Australia, #B19521.1 
Death*1975 Ashwood, VIC, Australia, #D28811 (Age 85) - as MYERS.2 

Citations

  1. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901 "indexed as Ella Dorethy."
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Hector Alexander McLean

M, #19742, b. 16 Jul 1892
Father*Hector Alexander McLean b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Mother*Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947

World War I

Reg No 842 born at Beaconsfield Victoria, Presbyterian, Occupation Miner, living at Outtrim, Victoria, Single, aged 24, NOK Mother, Mrs Sarah McLean, Outtrim, Victoria. Enlistment date 17 August 1915 - Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 26 January 1915, Rank Private, Unit 11th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 10/16/2
Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 4th Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)     
Unspecified Recommendation date: 9 May 1918
Returned to Australia 13 March 1919
Family/military connections Brother: 4636 Pte Murdoch McLEAN, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.1

Navy

No 1920. Until 7 Apr 1914.2
Birth*16 Jul 1892 Beaconsfield North, VIC, Australia, #B19791.3 
Note*1919 Returned to Australia, suffering from Malaria.4 
Residence*25 Jun 1934 Lived c/- Noble & O'Sullivan, 'Noralvera', Gradule QLD - reports that he has lost his discharge papers because they were accidentally burnt in a fire, when a person he was living with burnt it along with rubbish.4 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1934Noralvera, Gradule, QLD, AustraliaOccupation: labourer (as Alexander).5

Newspaper-Articles

  • 22 Apr 1914: Deserters from His Majesty's Service. On 4th April, 1914: Hector Alexander McLean, stoker, born in Beaconsfield, Victoria, 22 years of age, 5 feet 5 3/4 inches high, brown hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion.6

Citations

  1. [S29] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWI, Alexander McLEAN
    Regimental number     842
    Place of birth     Beaconsfield Victoria
    Religion     Presbyterian
    Occupation     Miner
    Address     Outtrim, Victoria
    Marital status     Single
    Age at embarkation     24
    Next of kin     Mother, Mrs Sarah McLean, Outtrim, Victoria
    Enlistment date     17 August 1915
    Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll     26 January 1915
    Rank on enlistment     Private
    Unit name     11th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
    AWM Embarkation Roll number     10/16/2
    Embarkation details     Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
    Rank from Nominal Roll     Private
    Unit from Nominal Roll     4th Machine Gun Squadron
    Recommendations (Medals and Awards)     

    Unspecified
    Recommendation date: 9 May 1918
    Fate     Returned to Australia 13 March 1919
    Family/military connections     Brother: 4636 Pte Murdoch McLEAN, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
    Other details Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
  2. [S33] Australian Government: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx
  3. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  4. [S33] Australian Government: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx, In Military File.
  5. [S134] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1934.
  6. [S14] Newspaper - New South Wales Police Gazette, 22 Apr 1914, p194.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Leslie John McLean

M, #19743, b. 1894, d. 1898
Father*Hector Alexander McLean b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Mother*Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947
Birth*1894 Jumbunna, VIC, Australia, #B21705.1 
Death*1898 Outtrim, VIC, Australia, #D9173 (Age 3.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Murdoch McLean

M, #19744, b. 1897, d. 19 Jul 1916
Father*Hector Alexander McLean b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Mother*Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947

World War I

Killed in Action 19 Jul 1916.1
Birth*1897 Outtrim, VIC, Australia, #B13503.2 
Death*19 Jul 1916 France 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.3 

Citations

  1. [S29] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWI, Regimental number     4636
    Place of birth     Outtrim, Victoria
    Religion     Presbyterian
    Occupation     Electrician
    Address     Outtrim, Victoria
    Marital status     Single
    Age at embarkation     19
    Height     5' 7.5"
    Weight     124 lbs
    Next of kin     Father, Mr Hector Alexander McLean, Outtrim, Victoria
    Previous military service     Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
    Enlistment date     14 July 1915
    Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll     25 July 1915
    Place of enlistment     Melbourne, Victoria
    Rank on enlistment     Private
    Unit name     8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
    AWM Embarkation Roll number     23/25/5
    Embarkation details     Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
    Rank from Nominal Roll     Private
    Unit from Nominal Roll     59th Battalion
    Fate     Killed in Action 19 July 1916
    Place of burial     'Y' Farm Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 64), Bois-Grenier, France
    Panel number, Roll of Honour,
    Australian War Memorial     168
    Family/military connections     Brother: 842 Pte Alexander McLEAN, 4th Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.
    Other details     

    War service: Western Front
    Embarked Melbourne, 28 January 1916; disembarked Suez 28 February 1916.
    Taken on strength, 58th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.
    Transferred to 59th Bn, 2 April 1916; taken on strength, 3 April 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
    Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
    Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
    Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
  2. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  3. [S29] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWI, Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
    Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
    Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
    Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Stuart Ellis McLean

M, #19745, b. 1900, d. 1954
Father*Hector Alexander McLean b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Mother*Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947
Birth*1900 Outtrim, VIC, Australia, #B5556.1 
Death*1954 Mirboo North, VIC, Australia, #D21496 (Age 54.)2 

Citations

  1. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "Place of Birth Outtrim."
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Norman McLean

M, #19747, b. 1903, d. 1971
Father*Hector Alexander McLean b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Mother*Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947
Birth*1903 Outtrim, VIC, Australia, #B12773.1 
Death*1971 Croydon, VIC, Australia, #D6300 (Age 68.)2 

Citations

  1. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Agnes Emily Johnson

F, #19754, b. 1858, d. 1934
Married NameEllison. 
Birth*1858 
Marriage*15 Nov 1877 Spouse: John Thomas Ellison. Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, #M4765/1877.1
 
Marriage-Notice*29 Nov 1877ELLISON—JOHNSON.—On the 15th inst., at late residence of the bride's father, Glenferrie road, Hawthorn, by the Rev. W. Cuttle, John Thomas Ellison, of Preston, to Agnes Emily, only daughter of Mr. Thomas Johnson.2 
Note*1898 Death of mother: Emily JOHNSON, #D11414/1898 (Age 77) [par John METCALF] died Cheltenham.3 
Death*1934 Preston, VIC, Australia, #D8483/1934 (Age 76) [par Thomas JOHNSON & Emily METCALF].3 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 27 Jul 1893: parents: JOHNSON - METCALF. - (Golden Wedding) - On the 27th July, 1843, at Trinity Church, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, by the Rev. Mr. Clay, Thomas Johnson to Emily Metcalf, late of Hawthorn, now Mentone.4

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Thu 29 Nov 1877, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5946831
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  4. [S14] Newspaper - The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.), Thu 27 Jul 1893, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article241441729
Last Edited11 Aug 2020
 

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