Bernard Verrell Heath

Father: Henry Parker Heath
Mother: Mary Shields
Born: __/__/1904 Horsham
Died: 24/05/1984 ?
Married: __/__/____ Irene (Rene) ?
Children: ? Philip Heath

Consulting chemist and food technology pioneer.

2 sons, one daughter, and a son (born around 1950) adopted after one son killed himself in a backyard chemical lab.

At one time Commodore of the Sandringham Yacht Club, sailing a 30 foot Altair class yacht (made around 1972?) (now owned by Terry Whelan who sailed with him).

Founded his own Consulting Chemist and Public Analyst Laboratory, Bernard Heath & Associates in 1928.

He was heavily involved in the establishment of the first Food Science and Technology course at the Melbourne Technical College (now Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) and was also one of the first part-time lecturers in this course.

Educated Melbourne Technical College, University of Melbourne (BSc).

Health Department laboratories ca 1924-28,

Smedley's Food Cannery and a flavour manufacturing concern, England 1935-39,

Chemical Warfare Section, Australian Army 1939-45,

part-time lecturer in food microbiology, University of Melbourne,

qualified as a cost accountant,

adviser to the Jamaican Government on food laws 1958-59.