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Recollections of Service in the Bureau and RAAF
RecollectionsMascot and Rose Baythe Early Years
Sojourn in the Far East 1942
Some Recollections of Service in the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology and RAAF Meteorological Service: Mascot and Rose Bay (1938 to 1940): Sojourn in the Far East (1942)
Alexander Keith Hannay was born in Mosman, Sydney on 22 March 1914. He spent his childhood at the naval base in Jervis Bay on the south coast of NSW where his father was an instructor officer at the Royal Australian Naval College. Keith's father's first appointment after completing university and teachers' college education was as a teacher at Fort Street Boy's High School whence he joined the navy in 1915.
Keith's secondary education began at a boarding school in the Blue Mountains and when his father rejoined the Education Department Keith continued his secondary education at high schools at Taree and Broken Hill where his father was a teacher.
People in Bright Sparcs - Gibbs, William James (Bill); Hannay, Alexander Keith (Keith)
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