New Collection Items – Mitchell, Donaldson and Laughton Family Photographs Part 1

Collection items are slowly being added to the collection search page and I include below some recent additions from an extensive family album. These include photographs that demonstrate the links between three Brisbane families: the Donaldson, Mitchells and Laughtons. Donaldsons … Continued

Balmoral Cemetery: A family history outing

In July of 2014, I traveled to Balmoral Cemetery in Brisbane with Ian Donaldson to investigate some family history links to number of Donaldson graves that he had previously located. We knew that some of the individuals buried here were … Continued

The Don: Major Robert Johnstone Donaldson DSO

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[columns] [span4] [accordion] [pane title=”Collection Items” start=open] [ehive_object_details object_record_id=”403891″] [/pane] [pane title=”Person Details”] [rootsPersonaHeader personId=’P18’/] [rootsPersonaFacts personId=’P18’/] [/pane] [/accordion] [/span4][span8] Major Robert Johnstone Donaldson, DSO, was the commanding officer of the 11th Field Company Engineers, AIF, for the duration of … Continued