Donald Christopher Gillies was born 28 July 1880 in Walcha, New South Wales, Australia to Duncan Gillies (1846-1933) and Alice Ann Bath (1857-1925) and died 6 January 1931 in Quirindi, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Dorothy Taaffe (1882-1946) 24 April 1907 in Presbyterian Church, Warialda, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Donald Christopher Gillies and Mary Dorothy Taaffe (1882-1946)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rita Mary Gillies (1907-1993)
Ivan William Duncan Gillies (c1908-1972) 1908 Walcha, New South Wales, Australia 14 December 1972 Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Dulcie May Bullock (c1912-1998)

Kenneth King Neil Gillies (c1910-1970)
Alice A Gillies (c1911-?)
Athol John Joseph Gillies (c1913-1964)
Mavis Belle Gillies (c1915-1996)
Allan Keith Donald Gillies (c1921-1976)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 9341/1880
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 2255/1931

WERRIS CREEK, Wednesday.
Mr. Donald Gillies, 50, who had been foreman on Clift Bros.' properties, Werris Creek for the past 25 years, died in Quirindi Hospital on Tuesday morning. He was an expert in station and farming machinery, and was a well-known identity in the north. For a number of years he was president of the Werris Creek Amateur Race Club, besides being an active member of other local bodies.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-), Thursday 8 January 1931, page 10.