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Biographical entry Mares, David John (1879 - 1952)

Born
30 January 1879
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
11 August 1952
Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Meteorologist

Summary

David John Mares was Divisional Meteorologist of the New South Wales regional office of the Bureau of Meteorology, 1918-1944. He served as Wing Commander in the RAAF Meteorological Services during the Second World War.

Details

Mares began his career in meteorology in 1895, and obtained the highest pass marks in meteorology in the Commonwealth Public Service exams in 1910. He authored Know Your Own Weather: Popular Studies in Australian Meteorology, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1930.

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Helen Morgan