MICHAEL FALLOW - The Southland Times
The great-grandson of Invercargill's original surveyor John Turnbull Thomson, and son of historian Fred Hall-Jones, had every justification to title his autobiography, published just months ago, A Life of Adventures.
He retired at 60 as an ear nose and throat specialist based in Invercargill and became a historian whose intrepid ways earned him the nickname "Indiana".
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Thanks to historian/author Gavin McLean for bringing this to my notice.