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Biographical entry Armstrong, Lindsay Gordon (1907 - 1953)

Born
13 January 1907
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Died
23 February 1953
Occupation
Applied chemist

Summary

Lindsay Armstrong worked at the Salisbury Explosives Factory, South Australia from 1942-1947 and its successor, the Long Range Weapons Establishment from 1947-1950. He joined Mulwala Explosives Factory in 1950 and was acting Manager at the time of his death.

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1929
Education - Diploma in Applied Chemistry completed at the Melbourne Technical College
c. 1930 - c. 1933
Career position - Worked at Victor Leggo & Farmers Ltd in Melbourne
1934 - 1939
Career position - Chemist at the Commonwealth Government Explosives Factory
1939 - 1942
Career position - Head of propellant manufacture at the Commonwealth Government Explosives Factory in Maribyrnong, Victoria
1942 - 1947
Career position - Assistant Manager, then Manager of Production at the Salisbury Explosives Factory in South Australia
1947 - 1950
Career position - Principal Technical Officer to the Chief Scientific Officer at the Long Range Weapons Establishment
1950
Career position - Assistant Manager of Mulwala Explosives Factory
1950 - 1953
Career position - Acting Manager of Mulwala Explosives Factory

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