Bernard Aston

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Aston in 1907

Bernard Cracroft Aston CBE (9 August 1871 – 31 May 1951) was a New Zealand agricultural chemist and botanist. He was born in Beckenham, Kent, England on 9 August 1871. He was a member of the 1907 Sub-Antarctic Islands Scientific Expedition.[1] He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1949 New Year Honours "for services to agriculture and botany".[2]


  1. ^ Bailey, R. W. "Bernard Cracroft Aston". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011. 
  2. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 38494. p. 34. 31 December 1948. Retrieved 6 March 2015.