Sir Harold George Raggatt (1900-1968), geologist, was born on 25 January 1900 in North Sydney, second of five children of Percy Claude Raggatt, a native-born grocer, and his wife Martha Annie, née Barker,...
Harold Raggatt joined the Geological Survey of New South Wales in 1922 and in 1940 was appointed Commonwealth Geologist. From 1942-1951 he was foundation Director of the Bureau of Mineral Resources and until 1965 Secretary to the Department of National Development. He was educated at the University of Sydney (BSc, MSc, DSc) and knighted in 1963.
Career position - Geologist with the Geological Survey of New South Wales
Career position - Assistant to the Commonwealth Geological Adviser
Career position - Commonwealth Geological Adviser
Career position - Director of the Commonwealth Mineral Resources Survey (later Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics)
Career position - Secretary of the Department of National Development
Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
Career position - Deputy Chairman of the Australian Atomic Energy Commission
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)Monday 21 June 1926 p 12 Article
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The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954)Friday 8 July 1949 p 16 Family Notices
... and staff. RAGGATT (nee Hutchinson). —On July 4, at Q.V.M.H., to Beverly and John —a son (Michael John ... Maple). —At Q.V.M.H., on July 3, to Berna and Ross —a daughter (Leonie Sherrida). Thanking all in ...
The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954)Saturday 17 March 1951 p 24 Family Notices
... . H. G. W. Marshall, was solemnised in the Semaphore Methodist Church on Sat-urday February 17, 1951 ... reception. BROADSTOCK — ANTONIO.— The marriage of Doreen, voungest daugh-ter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G ...