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W. B. R. King

William Bernard Robinson King, OBE MC FRS (12 November 1889 – 23 January 1963) was a British geologist. [1]

11 relations: Army Reserve (United Kingdom), British Expeditionary Force (World War I), British Geological Survey, Jesus College, Cambridge, Military Cross, Murchison Medal, Order of the British Empire, Royal Society, United Kingdom, University of Cambridge, Woodwardian Professor of Geology.

Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve (previously known as the Territorial Force, Territorial Army (TA) and the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) from 1920 to 2014) is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War I)

The British Expeditionary Force or BEF was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.

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British Geological Survey

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is a partly publicly funded body which aims to advance geoscientific knowledge of the United Kingdom landmass and its continental shelf by means of systematic surveying, monitoring and research.

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Jesus College, Cambridge

Jesus College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

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Military Cross

The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces; and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Murchison Medal

The Murchison Medal is an award established by Roderick Murchison, who died in 1871.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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Woodwardian Professor of Geology

The Woodwardian Professor of Geology is a professorship held in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._B._R._King

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