Clark, John Grahame Douglas, 1907-1995

by John Coles

17 Apr 2016
0-19-726180-9 hbk
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Extract relating to military intelligence work:

In the RAF Volunteer Reserves he was first sent to Medmenham to the aerial photograph interpretation unit, and he met again Stuart Piggott, Glyn Daniel, Charles McBurney and Dorothy Garrod (the new Disney Professor of Archaeology). Most of them were sent overseas, but Clark remained in Britain because of a health problem. In 1944 he transferred to the Air Historical branch in London; this allowed him to re-establish a home in Cambridge from where he commuted to work each day, writing on the train and editing papers for the Proceedings [of the Prehistoric Society].

(See: List of humanities scholars who worked in military intelligence in the Second World War)

Grahame Clark Medal

This medal, awarded annually, acknowledges distinguished achievements involving recent contributions to the study of prehistoric archaeology.

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