Forder, Douglas Highmoor (1912-1979)

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Doug Forder spent much of his war service teaching meteorology as Chief Instructor at the RAAF Meteorological Training School in Melbourne. His keen interest in his trainees and commonsense approach to teaching started many a forecaster on a career in meteorology. All of his trainees thought highly of him as a dedicated teacher of a subject he had taken up only during the war.

Born 9 September 1912. Died November 1979. Educated BA, BSc, Adelaide University. Teacher 1934. Squadron Leader and Chief Instructor in Meteorology, RAAF, 1940-1945. Headmaster of Waikerie, Clare and Port Lincoln High Schools and Whyalla Technical High School, 1948-1960. Headmaster, Westminster School, South Australia, 1960-1976. Retired 1976. His (lecture notes for short period conversion courses) was published by the Bureau of Meteorology in 1946.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Forder, Douglas Highmoor (Doug)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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  1. Forder—Solomon
    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Thursday 29 September 1938 p 62 Article
    ... . Forder, 'Highmoor,' Laura, were married by the Revs. H. H. Forder and H. A. jBunter. The church was ... Forder — Solomon ( In the Maughan Methodist Church. Adelaide. Mildred G., youngest daughter of Mr ... 153 words
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    ... son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H Forder "Highmoor" Laura, were married by the Revs. H. H. Forder and H. A ... WEDDING BELLS ' FORDER— SOLOMON In the Maughaa Methodist church, Adelaide on September 10, Mildred ... 723 words
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  3. CONFERRING OF UNIVERSITY DEGREES Plans For Ceremony On Wednesday. LIST OF CANDIDATES
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  1. ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 1 May 1941 [Issue No.85] p 913

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    ... Clarke, Percival Tasman Dale, Douglas Highmoor Forder, Andrew Garriock, William James Gibbs, Wilfred John ... , Douglas Highmoor Forder. James Dugald Stuart Hutchison. John Johnston, G'eorge Anzac Smallman, Arthur ... 601 words
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  3. VICTORIA
    Australian Government Gazette. Periodic (National : 1974 - 1977) Monday 8 December 1975 p 27

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