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Biographical entry Hannay, Alexander Keith (Keith) (1914 - )

22 March 1914
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia


Alexander Keith (Keith) Hannay worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for 39 years, and was Regional Director, Victoria, from 1959 until his retirement in 1976.



c. 1935
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1937 - 1976
Career position - Joined the Bureau of Meteorology
1938 - 1939
Career position - Worked at the meteorological office at Rose Bay Base and Mascot Airport, New South Wales
1940 - 1945
Career position - Served in the Royal Australian Air Force Meteorological Service
1947 - 1953
Career position - Senior Meteorologist at the New South Wales regional office
1954 - 1959
Career position - Supervising Meteorologist at the Central Analysis Office in Melbourne
1959 - 1976
Career position - Regional Director for Victoria
Life event - Retired

Published resources


  • Hannay, K., Some Recollections of Service in the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology and RAAF Meteorological Service: Mascot and Rose Bay (1938 to 1940): Sojourn in the Far East (1942), Metarch Papers No. 6, Bureau of Meteorology, 1994. Details

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Helen Morgan