Donald Blackwood

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Donald Burns Blackwood MC[1] (3 November 1884 – 25 June 1967) was the third Bishop of Gippsland from 1942 to 1955.[2][3]

Blackwood was educated at the University of Tasmania and ordained in 1908.[4][5] From 1912 to 1920 he was a chaplain in the Australian Armed Forces.[6] Later he held incumbencies at Latrobe and Cressy. In 1929 he was appointed Archdeacon of Hobart,[7] a position he held until his ordination to the episcopate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tasmanian Times
  2. ^ Diocesan history
  3. ^ The Times, 28 April 1942; p3, "New Bishop Of Gippsland"
  4. ^ Who was Who, 1897-2007, London, A & C Black, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ The Clergy List, London, Kelly’s, 1913
  6. ^ "Mapping our Anzacs"
  7. ^ Holy Trinity Hobart
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
George Harvard Cranswick
Bishop of Gippsland
1942–1955
Succeeded by
Edwin John Davidson