Brigadier Martin Hotine CMG CBE

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Brigadier Martin Hotine CMG CBE (17 June 1898 – 12 November 1968) was the head of the Trigonometrical and Levelling Division of the Ordnance Survey responsible for the 26-year-long retriangulation of Great Britain (1936–1962) and was the first Director General of the Directorate of Overseas Surveys (1946–1985). He served on the North-West Frontier during the First World War and later in the Persian and Mesopotamian campaigns. He has been described as "decisive, ingenious and tough".

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Brigadier Martin Hotine CMG CBE RE 17 June 1898-12 November 1968 Head of Trigonometrical and Levelling Division, Ordnance Survey, 1934-1939, Designer of the Ordnance Survey Trigonometrical Pillar, 1935, Founding Director, Directorate of Overseas Surveys, 11 March 1946-10 October 1963

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