Born in Romsey, Victoria, on 28 November 1918, died in Sherbrooke, Victoria, on 24 September 1972.
A school teacher with wide-ranging natural history interests, perhaps best known for his work on ferns, and the vegetation of East Gippsland, Victoria. Published Ferns of Victoria and Tasmania (1955, revised 1975). His collections are in MEL.
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]