Iris Mary Malcolm

1902–13 August 1985 (Age 83)
Waratah, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Iris Mary

When Iris Mary Malcolm was born in 1902, in Waratah, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Samuel J Malcolm, was 28 and her mother, Bridget Elizabeth Philson, was 22. She died on 13 August 1985, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 83, and was buried in New South Wales, Australia.

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James Donnell
Iris Mary Malcolm

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    Monica A Malcolm


    Leo Leonard Malcolm


    Terence Philson Malcolm


World Events (7)


Age 9

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 12

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 37

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ ( see Colomb ).2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Iris Mary Donnell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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