Allan Fraser Wilson who died on 28 May 2001 in Brisbane, Queensland at the age of 80 was born at Croydon Park, Adelaide, South Australia on 15 May 1921. He was the third child of Alexander Wilson, a Church of Christ minister and his wife Ruby. The family subsequently lived in the Strathalbyn area of South Australia where Allan completed his primary and secondary schooling at Naracorte and Strathalbyn. Allan was passionate about science and education and studied simultaneously at the University of Adelaide and the Adelaide Teachers College. During this time he came under the influence of the explorer-scientist...

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