Biographical entry MacGillivray, Ian Hamilton (1899 - 1951)
Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
- 22 March 1951
- Physician and Ornithologist
Ian Hamilton MacGillivray was a medical practitioner at Broken Hill and Murwillumbah. He was a keen amateur ornithologist.
Born Hamilton, Victoria, ca 1899. Died Cudgera, near Murwillumbah, New South Wales, 22 March 1951. Educated University of Melbourne. Medical studies, England; medical practitioner, Broken Hill (with his father, W.D.K. MacGillivray, q.v.) to 1939; medical practitioner, Murwillumbah 1939-51; major, Australian Army Medical Corps during World War II. Collecting expedition in North Queensland 1913, with his father, J.A. Kershaw and W. McLennan (q.v.). Keen ornithologist, who wrote a number of articles and paragraphs on various phases of bird-life.
- 'MacGillivray, Ian Hamilton (18990526-19510322)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1477230. Details
- Robin, Libby, The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001, 492 pp. Details
Created: 22 March 2001, Last modified: 10 October 2006
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