Born in Adelaide, South Australia, on 18 December 1922.
Botanist stationed at Darwin, Northern Territory, from 1966 until 1973, before joining the Queensland Herbarium. His research has centred on Combretaceae and Myrtaceae, and his collections are to be found in BRI and DNA.
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed., ABRS. [consult for source references]