Established 1894

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Biographical entry Avery, David (1871 - 1956)

Born
22 February 1871
Bungaree, Victoria, Australia
Died
27 October 1956
Berwick, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
chemist

Summary

David Avery joined the Wallaby Club in 1923 and maintained his membership until 1936. He was a Lecturer in Chemistry at the Melbourne Technical College.

Details

Regarding is membership: 'David Avery, after training a generation of chemists at the Melbourne Technical College, and solving the problem of pulping eucalypts, retired to the country and from the Club in 1936. There was always a welcome at his home for Wallabies straying in the hills near Berwick.'
J. Woodburn, page 62

Events

1923 - 1936
Membership - Wallaby Club

Published resources

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Joan T. Radford, 'Avery, David (1871 - 1956)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Online Edition edn, Australian National University, July 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070130b.htm; Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 130, additional references page 62.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

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The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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