Vale Peter Trost

Station Year Season
Macquarie Island 1956 Winter

Peter Trost died on 2 October, 2009, after a short illness. He was 84 years of age.

Peter was a stalwart of ANARE and the ANARE Club, regularly attending midwinter dinners in the various parts of Australia where he lived, worked and retired. He joined the ANARE Club in 1959, after serving as cosmic ray physicist on Macquarie Island in 1956 and at Mawson in 1958. He returned to Mawson for 1962 where he was auroral physicist.

His full obituary can be found in Aurora JournalDecember 2009 Vol 29 No. 2, Page 31

Obituary written by David Carstens for the Aurora Journal December 2009