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Robertson, Alanlocked

OBE 1965; FRS 1964; FRSE 1966; BA; DSc

Born 21 Feb. 1920; s of late John Mouat Robertson and Annie Grace; m 1947, Margaret Sidney, y d of late Maurice Bernheim; two s one d; died 25 April 1989

Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, ARC Unit of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, 1966–85, retired


Liverpool Institute; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge


Operational Research Section, Coastal Command, RAF, 1943–46. ARC Unit of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, 1947–85. Hon. Prof., Edinburgh Univ., 1967. For. Assoc., Nat. Acad. of Sci., USA, 1979. Hon. Dr rer nat Univ. of Hohenheim, 1968; Hon. DAgrSc: Norway, 1984; Agricl Univ., Denmark, 1986; Hon. Dr, Fac. of Vet. Med., State Univ., Liège, 1986. Gold Medal, Royal Agric. Soc., 1958. Order of Isabel la Católica (Spain), 1974


papers in scientific jls


Gardening, tennis




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