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Biographical entry McDonald, Gavin Grant (1920 - )

Born
25 June 1920
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Metallurgist

Summary

Gavin Grant McDonald worked at Australia's top munitions and defence laboratories. In 1977 he was Director of International Programmes at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (formerly the Commonwealth Department of Supply).

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1940
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1940 - 1960
Career position - Metallurgist at the Munitions Supply Laboratories in Maribyrnong, Victoria
1941
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1960 - 1963
Career position - Superintendent at the South Australian Branch Defence Standards Laboratories
1963 - 1966
Career position - Head of the Phys. Metallurgy Group at the South Australian Branch Defence Standards Laboratories
1966 - 1977
Career position - Principal Research Scientist at the Commonwealth Department of Supply
1977 - 1980
Career position - Director of International Programmes

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McCarthy, G.J.