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Biographical entry Hall, Thomas Taylor (Tom) (1921 - )

Born
21 May 1921
Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Administrator

Summary

Thomas Taylor (Tom) Hall joined the Bureau of Meteorology as a messenger boy in 1936. He returned to the Bureau in January 1946 after serving with the RAF flying Typhoon ground attack aircraft, his efforts being recognised by the award of a DFC (Distinguished Flying Cross). He resumed his career with the Bureau as a clerk in the Personnel Section and was heavily involved in assisting in getting the civilian Bureau back into action. He became Chief Clerk of the Bureau's Central Office, and was first editor of the Bureau's in-house journal Weather News.

Published resources

Books

  • Hall, T., Typhoon warfare reminiscences of a rocket firing typhoon pilot, T. Hall, East Preston, Vic, 2000, 173 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

Helen Morgan