Mary Priscilla Clark (nee Macleod)'s memories of Murdoch Keith Macleod

Mary says, "Yesterday I discovered my Great Uncle's name M K Macleod on the plaques below the large stained glass window in the Great Hall. Murdoch Keith Macleod died at Passchendaele on 13th October 1917. He had studied at the School of Art, where he had won a scholarship in 1911 and became an architect, firstly assisting Hurst Seager and in 1914 becoming a partner with Hurst Seager.

"Murdoch Keith Macleod's brother was Dr Donald Bannerman Macleod, who became Professor of Physics at Canterbury University College until he retired in 1953. He had been awarded the Hector Medal for his work in the field of molecular physics.

"On my mother's side her mother Priscilla Dyson graduated with an MA in History and English about 1906/07, My mother Miriam Joyce Kidd graduated with a BA in Geography and English about 1935 and was at Teachers' College 1936/37 and I ended up graduating in 1970 with a BA in Geography and Education, having attended teachers' College in 1966/67.

"Greatly appreciated the tour of the Chemistry block, it is looking stunning, and brought back memories of Stage 3 Education lectures on Child development with Prof Phillip Lawrence, up on the top floor of that block in 1968."

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9:44am 14th November 2017
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