Arnold Wall

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Arnold Wall CBE (15 November 1869 – 29 March 1966) was a notable New Zealand university professor, philologist, poet, mountaineer, botanist, writer and radio broadcaster. He was born in Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon in 1869; his father was George Wall.[1] His daughter Hilary married the adult educator Norman Richmond in 1926.[2]

Wall was appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1956 Birthday Honours.[3] He received an honorary doctorate (DSc) from the University of New Zealand in 1960.[4]

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  1. ^ Deverson, Tony. "Arnold Wall". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Horton, Christopher. "Norman Macdonald Richmond". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "No. 40789". The London Gazette (Supplement). 25 May 1956. p. 3144. 
  4. ^ IPNI.  A.Wall. 

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