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Biographical entry Caulfield, Harold (1918 - 1994)

18 July 1918
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
30 August 1994
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Harold Caulfield was Curator of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens 1956-1979. He wrote horticultural columns in journals and daily papers and presented horticultural programs on radio.


Born Melbourne, 18 July 1918. Died Brisbane, 30 August 1994. AM. Began his career in a Melbourne nursery, Melbourne Botanic Gardens 1930s, sergeant in 2/11 Field Artillery during World War II, returned to Melbourne Botanic Gardens, then became a plant propagator at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Curator, Brisbane Botanic Gardens 1956-79, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens 1979-82. Foundation President, Society for Growing Australian Plants.

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