Skip to main content

Milne's letters to his brother Geoffrey, 1916

MS. Eng. misc. b. 423/A.6, fols. 52-58
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Includes some reference to the early part of Milne's work with A.V. Hill and R.H. Fowler at the Anti-Aircraft Experimental Section, Munitions Inventions Department, though Milne writes that the information should be 'kept squat'.


  • Creation: 1916


7 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 423/A.6, fols. 52-58

Former reference:

CSAC 102/6/84/A.6

Biographical / Historical

Geoffrey Milne (1898-1942) was two years younger than Arthur. He was educated at Leeds University and served in the First World War with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and with the Royal Engineers Sound-ranging Section.

Afterwards he became an agricultural scientist with special interest in soil research, working in East Africa and elsewhere on tropical agriculture and soil conservation. A short account of his career, published in 1978 by Mrs. Kathleen Milne (widow), from which this information is drawn, is included at MS. Eng. misc. b.423/A.21.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom