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Dana Expedition 25th Anniversary Medallion and scrap book to A.T.A. Dobson, Head of Fisheries

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Alban Tabor Austin Dobson,
(1885-1962).

Dana Expedition Commemorative Medal with Named Original Case, (A.T.A DOBSON.) Inside gold blocked 1928-14-6-1953.
Issued for the Carlsberg Foundation Oceanographic Expedition 25th Anniversary.
A large scrapbook containing many official invites, war papers even a dog licence.

Born 1885, educated Emmanuel College, Served in the Inns of Court O.T.C. as a Lance Corporal he was Commissioned into the Hampshire Regiment Ypres 1916, latterly he was with the R.A.F. as Assistant Director of Agricultural Production as a Lieutenant Colonel, for this work he was Mentioned in Despatches.
He became a prominent Civil Servant rising to become Fisheries Secretary 1938-46 and retiring as Under Secretary in 1946. He was awarded a CB in 1939, CVO in 1932 and CBE 1930. Also received the Ordre Merite Maritime and Commander of the Order of Dannebrog. His portrait is in the National Portrait Gallery.
Died 1962 Bury St Edmunds.

Seller Information:
  • Sellers Name:
    Ian Laidler
  • Item Location:
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Sellers Telephone Number:
    07815 484641
  • Payment Types Accepted:
    Cheque and Bank Transfer

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