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Biographical entry Boyle, Robert Alexander (1898 - 1977)

Born
1898
Queensland, Australia
Died
1977
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Robert Alexander Boyle was a fertiliser advisory officer in both Australia and New Zealand and was a joint editor with Professor L J Teakle of the textbook "Fertilizers for the Farm & Garden".

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Born Queensland, 1898. Died 1977. British Empire Medal, World War I. Educated University of Queensland (BSc 1916, MSc 1920). British Ministry of Munitions 1914-18, sugar cane farmer, Burnett River, fertiliser advisory officer, Melbourne, coopted as a fertiliser rationing officer during World War II. Foundation Member, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Foundation member, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Victorian Branch President 1944.

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