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John Edward MacKay

Male 1919 - 1983  (64 years)



  • Name John Edward MacKay  [1, 2
    Known as "Jock" 
    Residence 1919 - 1928  Glendale, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Birth 21 Mar 1919  Glendale, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence 1931 -  Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Military Service 1940 - 1943  LAC Aircraft Electrician, RAF 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron  [3
    Military Service 1943 - 1945  RAF Servicing Commandos, 3207 Commando  [3
    • took part in Allied Invasion, Normandy D+1
    Marriage 14 Sep 1946  Umtali, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Jean Henrietta Tatham,   b. 05 Apr 1925, Umtali, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2011, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1947 - 1975  Tobacco/Maize/Cattle Farmer  [3
    Residence 1947 - 1959  Visa Farm, Umvukwees, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Military Service 1954 - 1979  Section Leader, British South African Police Reserve  [3
    Occupation 1960 - 1980  Tobacco Classifier, Hail Insurance Advisor  [3
    • for various short periods
    Residence 1961 - 1963  Waterberry Farm, Ruwa, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence 1963 - 1970  Impala Downs Farm, Doma, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence 1972 - 1975  Beau Geste Farm, Tengwe, Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence aft 1975  Avondale, Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation 1981 - 1983  Tobacco Growers Advisor/Consultant  [3
    • Rhodesia/Zimbabwe Tobacco Association and Potgieterus Tobacco Co-operative, South Africa.
    Death 08 Sep 1983  Durban, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma  [2, 3
    Cremated
    • Ashes scattered Mazowe Valley, Zimbabwe
    Person ID I2050  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 07 Mar 2015 

    Father Donald MacKay,   b. 09 Sep 1880, Tansfield, Olrig, Caithness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1965, Harare, Zimbabwe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Maria Bennett,   b. 1882, Great Catts, Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1951, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Marriage 02 Jun 1910  Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • dau Molly Bennett Ward MacKay b 23 Nov 1914, marr Douglas Ward; son.
    Family ID F2083  Family Group Sheet

    Family Jean Henrietta Tatham,   b. 05 Apr 1925, Umtali, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2011, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Marriage 14 Sep 1946  Umtali, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F0464  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1919 - 1928 - Glendale, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Mar 1919 - Glendale, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - - Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 14 Sep 1946 - Umtali, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 14 Sep 1946 - Umtali, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1947 - 1959 - Visa Farm, Umvukwees, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1961 - 1963 - Waterberry Farm, Ruwa, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1963 - 1970 - Impala Downs Farm, Doma, Southern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1972 - 1975 - Beau Geste Farm, Tengwe, Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - aft 1975 - Avondale, Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - 08 Sep 1983 - Durban, Natal Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Tatham Family in South Africa, by Gill Tatham.

    2. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Mackay family tree.
      website accessed 14 Dec 2012

    3. [S03] Family Members, MMY.