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Biographical entry Hirst, Henry (1907 - 1984)

Born
4 April 1907
Died
19 August 1984
Occupation
Metallurgist

Summary

Henry Hirst completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of London and carried out postdoctoral studies at the University of Freiburg, Germany. He spent some time working for Metropolitan Vickers Ltd. in the UK before coming to Australia. He joined the University of Melbourne as an assistant director of research in 1937.

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Events

1937 - 1941
Career position - Assistant Director of Metallurgy Research at the University of Melbourne
1941 - 1944
Career position - Metallurgist for the Ministry of Munitions
1944 -
Career position - Consulting Metallurgist in Melbourne (private practive)

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McCarthy, G.J.