Tinned dog fuels a life on the level


By Ieva Tomsons

RETIRED Dewar’s Pool surveyor Allan Gregory (73) has set his theodolite sights across vast distances in WA, the Northern Territory and eastern states.

Educated at Mt Hawthorn Primary and Tuart Hill High School, Allan (right) excelled in mathematics which prompted a vocational guidance officer to recommend a career in surveying.

“I didn’t know what a surveyor was but knew I didn’t want to spend my life in an office.”

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