Biographical entry Arkinstall, Alan Leigh (1915 - 1982)
Ardlethan, New South Wales, Australia
- Industrial chemist
Alan Arkinstall was Chief Chemist, Sulphuric Acid Ltd, South Australia from 1955, later transferring to Adelaide & Wallaroo Fertilizers Ltd. He had a reputation of being one of the best "acid men" in the country. He completed a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Auckland where he worked before arriving in Australia.
- c. 1936 - 1940
- Career position - Chemist with Kempthorne Prosser Ltd in Auckland, New Zealand
- 1940 - 1945
- Career position - Chemist at the Explosives Factory in Maribyrnong and at the Guncotton Factory in Ballarat, Victoria
- 1945 - 1955
- Career position - Chemist with Commonwealth Fertilizers in Yarraville, Victoria
- 1955 -
- Career position - Chief Chemist at Sulphuric Acid Ltd in South Australia and later at Adelaide & Walleroo Fertilizers Ltd.
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 26 March 2007