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date: 19 August 2019

Honeycombe, Sir Robert William Kerrlocked

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Honeycombe, Sir Robert William Kerr (1921–2007), metallurgist, was born on 2 May 1921 in Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the son of William Honeycombe (1881–1962), accountant, and his wife, Rachel Annie, née Kerr (1886–1952). Both parents were born in Melbourne but their origins can be traced back to ...

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