Born at Castle Hill, NSW, 30 September 1931.
In 1990 he was a Senior Technical Officer with the Division of Forestry, CSIRO. He joined the Division of Forest Research, CSIRO, 24 November 1975. Apart from other work he has helped with Divisional publications such as the 'Forest Trees of Australia' and individual leaflets in the 'Forest Tree Series'.Source: Extracted from: Hall, N. (1992) Suppliment No. 3 to 'Botanists of the eucalypts - 1978'. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne