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George Clifford James Dalton



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    George Clifford James AWMM
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    Dalton AWMM
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    WW2 7 October 1941 AWMM
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  • Son of George and Jessie Dalton (nee Robson). Educated at Auckland Grammar School and Auckland and Canturbury University Colleges. Rhodes Scholar1937 - eventually attended Oriel College, Oxford in 1939. Married WAAF Catherine Robina, daughter of writer Robert Graves, on 31 January 1942 at Aldershot. He returned to New Zealand in 1946 and became Dean of Engineering at Auckland University College and a member of the New Zealand Defence Scientific Advistory Council. Source: Cameron Hazlehurst, 'Dalton, George Clifford James (1916–1961)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, volume 13, 1993. AWMM
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  • Death
    17 July 1961 AWMM
    SydneyNew South Wales AWMM
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