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Biographical entry Arkinstall, Alan Leigh (1915 - 1982)

Born
1915
Ardlethan, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1982
Occupation
Industrial chemist

Summary

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.

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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.

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