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Armstrong, Lindsay Gordon (1907 - 1953)

Applied chemist
Born: 13 January 1907  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.  Died: 23 February 1953.
Lindsay Gordon Armstrong worked at the Salisbury Explosives Factory, South Australia from 1942-47 and its successor, the Long Range Weapons Establishment from 1947-50. He joined Mulwala Explosives Factory in 1950 and was acting Manager at the time of his death.

Career Highlights

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


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 26 June 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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