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Murdock Mclennan



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    Murdock AWMM
  • Surname
    Mclennan AWMM
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  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9071 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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About birth

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  • Birth
    1875 Noel Smith Research Project
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Bushman/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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    • Father was named Norman Mclennan. AWMM
    • He was the son of Norman & Isabella McLENNAN (nee McDonald) from Kauri.

      In 1914, he married Norah Christina STIRLING and they had four sons - Donald, Norman, Andrew and Graham. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Waipu Museum


About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1941 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 66 AWMM
  • Date of death
    19 April 1939 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Papers Past Online
  • Age at death
    66 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Papers Past Online
  • Place of death
    Thames Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Papers Past Online
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kauri Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Kaurihohore Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Row J Plot 52 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    Mr McLENNAN, WELL KNOWN KAURI SETTLER - The death occurred at Thames last night of Mr. Murdoch McLennan, at the age of 66 years. Mr. McLennan had been in ill health for the past few months.
    Third son of the late Mr. Norman McLennan, who settled at Kauri, after trying his luck in Nova Scotia, California and Australia, Mr. Murdoch McLennan was one of a family of eight sons and three daughters. Early in life he became a bush contractor and until 20 years ago, when he left for the Thames, was well known throughout the length and breadth of Northland.
    Noted Cricketer - In particular Mr. Murdoch McLennan was known as a cricketer of more than average ability, and he was no stranger to the sports fields in his younger days. When he was a noted runner. He served in the Boer War. In 1914 Mr. McLennan married Miss Nora Stirling, of Whananaki. He left the North about twenty years ago to undertake contracting work in the Thames district and there he later retired.
    A widow and four sons—Donald, Norman, Andrew and Graham —are left.
    (Northern Advocate, 20 April 1939)

    Death Notice: McLennan. On April 19th, at Thames Hospital, Murdoch, dearly beloved husband of Nora McLennan, Thames (late of Kauri), in his 66th year. The funeral will leave Mr B. R. Miller's Chapel, James St on Friday, April 21st, at 3 pm, for Kauri Cemetery. (Northern Advocate, 20 Apr 1939) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 29 December 2018 - Papers Past Online
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