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Keith Ian (Kim) Macdonald (1920–1940)

Kim Macdonald, 1940 photographer unknown

Kim Macdonald, 1940 photographer unknown

Sunday Times (Perth), 13 October 1940, p 2 S

In accordance with a request which he had made In a note, Flying-Officer Keith Ian Macdonald, who was found dead in his Hat at South Yarra on Thursday, was buried alongside his wife in Woodend Cemetery yesterday. Mrs. Macdonald was killed on Tuesday when the car in which they were returning from a honeymoon trip to Sydney crashed on the Hume Highway.

A service at St. John's Church, Toorak, where Flying-Officer Macdonald was married less than a fortnight ago, was conducted by Rev. Dr. A. Law, vicar, assisted by Chaplain A. E. Donnelly. At Woodend the service was conducted by Rev. C. R. Miles, who conducted tho service at Mrs. Macdonald's funeral.

Chief mourners were Sir Robert Knox and Mr. Russell Clarke, who were Flying Officer Macdonald's guardians, and Captain H. B. Crane, R.N., his father-in-law.

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Kim Macdonald, 1940 photographer unknown

Kim Macdonald, 1940 photographer unknown

Sunday Times (Perth), 13 October 1940, p 2 S

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Falconar Macdonald, Keith Ian



October, 1940 (aged ~ 20)
South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death


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