Eric Henry Stoneley Burhop, 31 January 1911 - 22 January 1980

  title={Eric Henry Stoneley Burhop, 31 January 1911 - 22 January 1980},
  author={Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey and David H. Davis},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={131 - 152}
  • H. Massey, D. H. Davis
  • Published 1 November 1981
  • Education
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Eric Henry Stoneley Burhop was born on 31 January 1911 at Hobart, Tasmania, of parents who were Salvation Army officers in poor financial circumstances. Because of the itinerant nature of his parents’ work he often had to change schools. Nevertheless, it soon became apparent that he possessed ability far above the average and his parents were prepared to sacrifice much to give him an opportunity to pursue his education through secondary school and early university until he was able to pay his… 
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    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
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