George Strachan Air

1911–25 April 1969 (Age 58)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Life of George Strachan

When George Strachan Air was born in 1911, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, his father, Frederick George Air, was 28 and his mother, Elsie Jane Alexander, was 24. He died on 25 April 1969, in Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 58, and was buried in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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World Events (8)


Age 0

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 3

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

Age 28

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name meaning ‘brother’, ‘hero’ (from Sanskrit vīra ‘brave’, ‘heroic’).

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

Sources (2)

  • George Strachan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Strachan Air - Government record: birth-name: George Strachan Air

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