Leslie Alcock
Date of Birth  :
24 April 1925
Place of Birth  :
Manchester
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Archeology
Educational background  :
Manchester Grammar School in 1935.Joined the army to fight in the Second World War as a captain in the Gurkhas. Brasenose College, Oxford, where he read Modern History from 1946 to 1949.He pursued his interest in archaeology through the Oxford Archaeology Society.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

Professor of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, and one of the leading archaeologists of Early Mediaeval Britain. His major excavations included Dinas Powys hill fort in Wales, Cadbury Castle, South Cadbury in Somerset and a series of major hillforts in Scotland.In 1942, he left school and joined the army to fight in the Second World War as a captain in the Gurkhas.

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Leslie Alcock (24 April 1925 6 June 2006) was Professor of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, and one of the leading archaeologists of Early Mediaeval Britain. His major excavations included Dinas Powys hill fort in Wales, Cadbury Castle, South Cadbury in Somerset and a series of major hillforts in Scotland.He died on June 6, 2006, at Stevenage