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Dawkins, Alfred Ernest (1892 - 1966)

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Born: 10 September 1892  Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.  Died: 6 July 1966.
Alfred Ernest Dawkins worked for the Defence (later Defence Standards) Laboratories from their establishment in 1918 till his retirement in 1957, spending the final 10 years as Chief Superintendent.

Career Highlights

1913Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
1914 - 1915Postgraduate work at the University of Melbourne
1916 - 1918Staff member of the Chemical Adviser's Branch of the Department of Defence
1918Chemist at the Defence Laboratories
1919 - 19211851 Exhibition Scholar at University College, London
1921 - 1934Chemist at the Munitions Supply Laboratories
1934 - 1938Assistant Superintendent at the Munitions Supply Laboratories
1938 - 1948Deputy Superintendent of the Munitions Supply Laboratories
1948 - 1957Chief Superintendent of the Defence Standards Laboratories
1950 - 1959Chairman of the National Association of Testing Authorities


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 15 June 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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