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Geoffrey Hamlyn-Harris, Australian writer, publisher. Decorated Defense medal Australian Government, 1945, Pacific Service medal, 1945, Pacific Star, 1945, 1939/45 Star, 1945, certified of appreciation, 1985. Corporal Australian Imperial Forces, 1942-1946. Member Queensland Arts Council, Stanthorpe Toastmaster Club (secretary 1997-1998), Stanthorpe History Society (honorary life, secretary 1963-1971, museum custodian 1991-1997).

Background

Hamlyn-Harris, Geoffrey was born on November 16, 1921 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Son of Cyril Hamlyn-Harris and Maymie Ada Stevens.

Education

Student, Queensland State Education Department.

Career

With Jackeroo Scottish Australian Pastoral Company, 1937-1942. Private farmer, grazier Palmwoods/Amiens, Australia, 1946-1968. Overseer officer Civil Defense Storrie Grazier, Bollon, Australia, 1960-1961.

Leading hand Kraft Foods Proprietary Ltd., Brisbane, Australia, 1961-1963. Literary agent Nylmah Literature Agency, Stanthorpe, Australia, 1963-1971. Author, public Hamlyn-Harris Publications, since 1971.

Manuscript appraiser, consultant Nylnah Agency, Stanthorpe, 1963-1971.

Membership

Corporal Australian Imperial Forces, 1942-1946. Member Queensland Arts Council, Stanthorpe Toastmaster Club (secretary 1997-1998), Stanthorpe History Society (honorary life, secretary 1963-1971, museum custodian 1991-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Wood sculpture, bird watching, book illustrating, style drawing, reading.

Connections

Married Norma Jean Collins, July 6, 1963. 1 child, Charles Hamlyn.

father:
Cyril Hamlyn-Harris

mother:
Maymie Ada Stevens

spouse:
Norma Jean Collins

child:
Charles Hamlyn Hamlyn-Harris