Duncan Alexander Brown

Vale – Duncan Alexander Brown

Station Year Season
Macquarie Island 1956 Winter
Mawson 1958 Winter
Davis 1961 Winter

Roger Brown has advised that his father Duncan Alexander Brown (Alex) passed away on Thursday April 14. Alex was Radio Operator on Macquarie Island in 1956 and Mawson in 1958 and Radio Supervisor at Davis in 1961. He carried out research on Snow Petrels at Mawson and Davis. For many years he was proof reader of Aurora for Malcolm Kirton and later John Gillies. Alex provided the ANARE years of his autobiography to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery along with items of ANARE clothing in recent years.

Read Alex’s story of his year on Macquarie Island

Email received from John Gillies 17 May 2020