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KAIN, Allan Carlton. Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Struct.E. Asst. Engr., The Ministry of Transport Roads Dept., Gaywood House, Wood Street, Westminster, S.W.1. Age: 36. After municipal and structional experience in New Zealand, was employed for 4 years as Asst. Resident Engr by the Consulting Engr.'s on the West Middlesex Main Drainage Scheme.
KAPP, Professor R. O. B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.E.E. "Gardole" Stanhope Road, East Croydon. Pender Professor of Elect. Eng., Univ., Coll., London. Age: 53. Career: Ed. in Germany and Univ. of Birmingham; 1909-13, Brown Boveri & Co., Baden, Switzerland, working on elect. traction; 1913-35, with Kennedy & Donkin (except war years); connected with the erection of the Grid from its inception in 1925; served in the War as a sniper and later as Officer in R.E. Editor of Pitman's "Electrical Transmission and Distribution." Re-edited Dr. G. Kapp's book on "Transformers." etc.
KAUFFELD, Theodore John. Mech. Engr. (U.S.A.). M. Assoc. of Iron and Steel Engrs. (U.S.A.), M. Engrs. Soc. of Western Pennsylvania (U.S.A.), M.I.P.T., M.I. & S.I. Chairman and Managing Director, Inter-Continental Eng. Co., Ltd.; Steelworks Design and Construction Co., Ltd.; Siemag Ltd.; Director of Specialised Eng. Division, Alfa-Laval Co., Ltd. Business Address: 215 Shell-Mex House, Strand, London, W.C.2. Private Address: Selsdon Park Hotel, Sanderstead, Surrey. Age: 36. Career: Received Diploma in 1924 conferring Degree of Mech. Engr. from Stevens Inst. of Tech., New Jersey, U.S.A. Engr. for Walter Kidde & Co. (U.S.A.) in Europe 1925, 1926; Pittsburgh Manager for the De Laval Separator Co. (U.S.A.) from 1926 to 1936. Developed considerable highly specialised basic auxiliary equipment for use in connection with Continuous Hot and Cold Strip Mills, now in general use in U.S.A., Great Britain and Russia.
KAUFMAN, Harry Peter. B.Sc., A.M.I.Struct.E., A.M.Inst.C.E. Consulting Engr., practising as G. B. Kershaw and Kaufman, 9 Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 30 Clarendon Court, London, N.W.2. Consulting Engr. to local authorities in matters of sewerage, sewage disposal, trade waste and water supply.
KAY, Edmond Weston. A.M.I.E.E. Dynamo Designer, W. Canning & Co., Ltd., Gt. Hampton Row, Birmingham. Private Address: 5 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Age: 55. Career: Central Tech. Coll.; Apprent. to Veritys Ltd., Aston; Studied Dynamo Research under the late H. B. Mathews; awarded travelling Scholarship, 1905, visiting Eng. Works in Germany and Belgium. Collateral Interest: Director, "Edras" Ltd., Birmingham.
KAY, S. R. M. Inst.0. E. Mining and Civil Engr., Partner in the firm of Mammatt White & Kay, Albion Walk Chambers, Leeds.
KAY, William Jervis. Assoc.M. Inst. C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., A.M.T.P.I. Surveyor, Architect, and Waterworks, Selby Urban Dist. Council, 5 New Lane, Selby, Yorkshire. Formerly Deputy Borough Surveyor, Nelson, Lancs., etc. etc.
KAYE, J. B. M.A., A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.R.E. 39 Eton Avenue, Hampstead, London, N.W.3. Tech.-Commercial Engr., Radio Dept., Philips Lamps Ltd., 145 Charing Cross Road, London Age: 36. Career: Skipton Grammar Sch.; Yorkshire; Christ's Coll., Cambridge; Student Engr., Western Elect. Co., London, 1923-24; Telephone Engr., International Standard Elect. Corp., 1924-37.
KAYSER, John Ferdinand. M.I. & S.I., M.Inst.Met., M.I.Brit.F. Chief Metallurgist, Gillette Industries Ltd., and Private Practice as Consulting Engr. and Expert Witness. Business Address: Gillette Corner, Great West Road, Isleworth, Middlesex. Private Address: 12 Gayton Road, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex. Age: 41. Ed.: King Edward VII School, Sheffield, and Sheffield Univ. Formerly Chief Metallurgist, Darwins Ltd.
KEAL, H. H. A.M.I.Mech.E. 5 Oakfield Gardens, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent. Managing Director, Wm. Garner & Sons (1937) Ltd., Milling Engrs., Silex Works, Millwall, E.10. Age: 50. Career: King's Sch., Grantham; Apprent., R. Hornsby & Sons, Ltd., Grantham; Engr., Bluckey Cree & Co., Baghdad, Massey & Co., Madras, and Allan Alderson, Egypt. Capt., R.A.S.C., served on Western Front, India and Iraq.
KEAN, O. A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., M.Inst.W.E. Engineer and Manager Water Dept., County Borough of Reading. Private Address: 48 Bath Road, Reading. Age: 41. Career: 1920-23, Univ. Coll., Nottingham; 1923-27, Water Dept., Nottingham Corp.; Asst. Engr,, Nottingham Water Dept.; Dep. Water Engr., Worthing Corp.; Boro. Water Eng. Worthing, 1933-1938. 1914-19, War Service, Lieut., Ches. Reg., France and Belgium.
KEARTON, William Johnston. D.Eng. (Liverpool), M.I.Mech.E., A.M. I.N.A. Senior Lecturer in Mech. Eng., Univ. of Liverpool. Private Address: 9 Holly Road, Fairfield, Liverpool, 7. Career: 1909-19, with Vickers, Sons and Maxim (later Vickers, Ltd.); 1919 to present time with the Univ. of Liverpool. Books: "Steam Turbine Theory and Practice," "Turbo-Blowers and Compressors," "Steam Turbine Operation"; edited and contributed to "Pitman's Engineering Educator"; Joint Author of "Alignment Charts for Engineers and Students."
KEAYS, H. de J. B.Sc. (1st Cl. Hons.), A.M.I.E.E. 54d Shooters Hill Road, Blackheath, S.E.3. Ordnance Mech. Engr., Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. Age: 33. Career: Bristol Univ., 1926; B.T.H. Co., 1927-30; C.E.B., 1930-31; Ordnance Mech. Engr., R.A.O.C., 1931 to date; at present Asst. Supt. of design.
KEEMF, E. D.I.C., M.I.E.E. "Pinelands," North Approach, Moor Park, Northwood, Mddx. Age: 42. Career: Universities of Bale and Geneva; Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Tech.; 1921-25, on Tech. Staff, International Western Elect. Co.; 1925 to date, International Standard Elect. Corp.
KEEN, H. E. A.M.I.E.E. The Old Manor House, Broad Oak, Rye, Sussex. Director, H. E. Keen & Co., Ltd., 36 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Age: 73. Career: 1882-1898, Anglo American Brush Elect. Lt. Co.; carried out much contract work at the Power Stations of Worcester, Chelsea, Bath, Kidderminster, Cardiff, City of London E.S. Co., etc.
KEEN, Horace George. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. With Bendix Ltd., Tyseley, Birmingham. Private Address: 5 Barton Lodge Road, Hall Green, Birmingham. Career: Willans & Robinson, Rugby; Royal Flying Corps, 1914-18; English Electric Co., Rugby; Belliss & Morcom, Birmingham. Is a Teacher in Mech. Eng. Subject.
KEET, A. L. M.Eng. (L'pool.), NI.I.E.E. City Elect. Engr., Exeter Corp. Electy. Undertaking, Fore Street, Exeter. Age: 42. Career: Liverpool Coll.; Liverpool Univ.; 1914-15, Apprent. in large Eng. Works in Liverpool; 1915-19, Served in the Great War in the Royal Engineers, foreign service in German East Africa; 1922-24, Mains Asst., Mersey Power Co., Ltd.; 1924-29, Chief Tech. Asst., Northampton Elect. Light and Power Co., Ltd.; 1929-30, Deputy City Elect. Engr., Exeter; 1930 to date, City Elect. Engr., Exeter.
KEITH-HITCHENS, John G. A.NI. I.Mech.E., A.M.I.Loco.E. Draughtsman-Designer, The Metropolitan-Cammell, Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., Saltley, Birmingham. Private Address: "Normanton," 12 The Avenue, Acocks Green, Birmingham, 27. Age: 35. Career: Apprent. G.W. Rly., 1917-24. Chief Mech. Draughtsman, N.W. Rly., Lahore, India, 1930-35.
KELLETT, A. F. A.M.I.Mech.E. Green Bank, Layton Avenue, Rawdon, nr. Leeds. Managing Director, Transport Eng. and Equipment (Leeds) Ltd. Age: 51. Career: articled pupil to City Engr., Bradford; 1914-18, Admiralty, Insp. for Paravanes, etc.; Permanent Way Engr., Sheffield Corp.; Director of Barclay Kellett & Co., Ltd., Bradford and Managing Director of Transport Eng. and Equipment Co. (Leeds) Ltd.
KELLETT, Ronald Procter. B.Sc. (Eng.). Tech. Asst., Transport Eng. and Equipment Co. (Leeds) Ltd., 24 York Place, Leeds, 1. Private Address: "Green Bank, " Layton Avenue, Rawdon, nr. Leeds. Ed.: 1927-33, Bradford Grammar School; 1933-37, Eng. Dept., Leeds Univ.
KELLIE, John Gordon. M.Eng. (Liverpool), A.M.I.E.E. Borough Electrical Engr. & Manager Stafford Corp., Corp. Electy. Dept., Gaolgate, Stafford. Private Address: "Elsinore," Baswich Lane, Stafford. Age: 39. Career: 1934-37, Chief Asst. Elect. Engr., Corp. of Ealing; 1928-34, Dist. Engr., Corp. of Norwich; 1923-28, Mains Asst. Engr., Yorkshire Elect. Power Co.
KELLOW, M. M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Mech.E., M.I.Q., F.G.S. Chartered Civil and Mech. Engr., "Oakley," The Park, Cheltenham, Glos. Age: 76.. Career: Ed. Davis's Grammar Sch. and private tutor; 1895, arranged amalgamation of quarries under name of Park and Croesor Slate Quarries Co., thereafter, Gen. Mgr. & Engr.; 1903, initiated arclamp lighting at the Croesor Slate Mines, and thereafter installed electric hauling and winding plant. Invented rock-drill, channeller, slate sawtable and slate planer. Pioneer in the introduction of three-phase electricity. Introduced centrifugal pumps for high-pressure. Has held important posts in the quarrying industry organisation, and has been active in Civic affairs.
KELLY, Alexander Owen James. A.M.I.Mech.E. Tech. Asst., War Office, Caxton House (West), Tothill Street, S.W.1. Private Address: "Karoon, " 126 Woolwich Road, Abbey Wood, S.E.2. Age: 38. Career: Apprent., Vickers Ltd., Erith; subsequently with: Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd., Iran; Vickers-Armstrong, Ltd., Erith; Vickers-Armstrong Ltd., Dartford. War services as pilot in R.A.F.
KELLY, Bertram George. A.M.I.E.E. Member of the Public Lighting Engrs.' Assoc. Engr. and Manager of Douglas (I.O.M.) Electy. Undertaking, Corp. of Douglas, I.O.M., Ridgeway Street, Douglas, I.0.M. Private Address: Goldstone, Douglas, I.0.M. Age: 55. Career: Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Lowdon Brothers & Co., Dundee; Crompton & Co., Chelmsford. L.C.C. at Horton Central Station; Borough of Hornsey Electy. Works; Elect. Light and Power Dept. of Midland Rly.; Manx Elect. Rly. Co., Ltd. (as Chief Asst. Eng.). Member for Sodor and Man in the House of Laity of the Church of England; a Member of the Central Board of Finance; A Church Commissioner for the Isle of Man.
KELLY, C. M. A.M.I.Mech.E., M.Eng. Baker & Kelly, Engrs., Partner, Square, Manchester, 2. 9 Albert Age: 42.
KEMP, Alfred Vincent. M.I.Mech. E., M.I. & S.I. Director and Engr., Gas Chambers and Coke Ovens, Ltd., and Chamber Ovens, Ltd., Artillery House, Westminster, S.W.1. Private Address: The Red Cottage, Pinner, Mddx. Career: Articles with late Bernard Dawson, M.Inst.C.E., Gas Producer and Furnace Expert. Responsible for erection and setting to work of Power Gas Plants in China and Japan; reconstructed large tin-smelting works in Straits Settlements; Director and Furnace Expert, Wellman Smith Owen Eng. Co., Ltd., during which time large steel works contracts were carried out. Inventor of several furnaces, also the Kemp Patent Low temperature Coke Oven.
KEMPE, Irwin Trevanion. A.M.I. Mech.E. Director, Kennedy & Kempe Ltd., Harewood Forest Works, Longparish, Hants. Private Address: Harewood Forest, Longparish, Hants. Ed.: Bristol Univ. War Service, R.A.S.C. 1914-18, Rank, Captain.
KEMSLEY, A. G. M.I.E.E. 14 Regent. Road, Surbiton, Surrey. Distribution Engr. City of London Elect. Light Co. Ltd., London. Career: Owens Sch. Islington; Finsbury Tech. Coll., Elect. and Mech. Depts., 1900-03; 1903-04, King's Road Gen. Station, Borough of St. Pancras; 1904, joined C.L.E.L. Co.; 1933-36, Testing Engr.; 1937, Distribution Engr.
KENNARD, Ernest G. A.M.I.E.E. Member of P.O. E.E. Asst. Engr., Test and Inspection Branch, P.O., Alder House, Aldersgate Street. Private Address: 12 Effra Road, Tulse Hill, S.W.2. Age: 50. Career: Asst. to Mr. H. M. Hobart, Consultant; Elect. Designer to Johnson & Phillips; Lecturer in Elect. Eng. at Goldsmiths Coll.
KENNARD, Julius. B.Sc. (Eng.). M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E., M.Cons.E. Consulting Civil Engr.; Partner in firm of Edward Sandeman and Partners, 15 Victoria Street, Westminster, S. W.1. Career: King's Coll., London, 1916-19; Junior and Intermediate Scholarships; Past Chairman, London Students Assoc., Inst.C.E.; Entered Offices of Edward Sandeman, M.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Engr. in 1919; specialising in Waterworks Eng.; Resident Engr. in charge of construction of new Waterworks for Barry (Glam.). Lecturer in Eng. subjects at Tech. Institutes; Examiner for Civil Service Commissioners, L.C.C., and Inst.C.E.; Abstractor for "Engineering Abstracts."
KENNEDY, Sir Alexander McA. Kt., J.P., M.N.E.C.Inst., M.I.E.S. Chairman and Managing Director, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Eng. Co., Ltd., Govan, Glasgow. Private Address: Culzean Park, Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 3. Member of Committee, Lloyd's Register of Shipping; past Vice-Pres., N.E.C.Inst.
KENNEDY, A. V. A.M.I.Mech.E. Director, Stothert & Pitt, Ltd. (Bath), 38 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.1.
KENNEDY, Geoffrey Farrer. M.A. (Cantab.), A.M.I.E.E. Consulting Engr., Partner in firm Kennedy and Donkin, Civil and Elect. Consulting Engrs., of Broadway Court, Westminster, S.W.1. Private Address: Daffrey, Mayford, Surrey. Age: 29. Career: 1923-27, Oundle School on Eng. side. Higher Cert. July, 1926; 1927-30, Trinity Coll., Cambridge, Degree in Eng. obtained June, 1930; 1930-32, Student Apprent., British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.; 1932-35, Asst. Engr. with Messrs. Kennedy & Donkin preparing Specifications, etc., for the Rural Elect. Development of N. Ireland; 1935 to present time, Partner in firm of Kennedy & Donkin, from 1936-37, in complete charge of all Contract Work carried out on behalf of the Electy. Board for N. Ireland, and Resident Consultant in Belfast during part of this time. At present Supervising from London the contract work for the Central Electy. Board in their South West England Area.
KENNEDY, John Ross. Major R.E. (T.A.). B.Sc., A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E. Elect. Consulting Engr., Merz and McLellan, Carliol House, Newcastleon-Tyne. Age: 33. Formerly Apprent. and Junior Engr., Metropolitan-Vickers Co.
KENNEDY, Robert Sinclair. M. Inst.C. E., Vice-Pres., Mar. E., M.N.E.C.I. Managing Director (for 281 years), The British Arc Welding Co., Ltd., 130-132 Leadenhall Street, London, E.C.3. Private Address: Chalk Mead, Ferring, Sussex. Career: Univ. Coll., London (Snr. Gilchrist Scholar); Apprent., North Eastern Marine Eng. Co.; 6 months as Sea-going Engr.; with various eng. and shipbuilding firms as draughtsman, etc. Managing Director of Glengall Iron Works Ltd. Started elect. arc welding with the metallic electrode in Great Britain.
KENNEDY, W. C. A.M. I.Mech.E. Chief Engr., British Aluminium Co., Ltd., Kinlochleven, Argyll.
KENNERELL, Edgar John Rowsell. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.Inst.C.E. With Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd., Shell Mex House,. Victoria Embankment, London, W.C.2. Private Address: 67 Ware Road, Hertford, Herts.
KENNETT, A. J. N. M.I.E.E. 22/26 Great Smith Street, S.W.1. With Mather & Platt Ltd. Has held various positions with M. & P. Ltd. in Manchester, Glasgow and London.
KENT, Albert E. B.Sc., A.M. Inst.C.E. Tech. Director, Kent & Co. (Globe Works) Ltd., Bakery Engrs., Southern Grove, Bow, London, E.3. Private Address: 19 Wycombe Road, Ilford, Essex. Age: 38. Career: Eng. (Civil) Asst., London and North Eastern Rly. (previously Great Eastern Rly.), 1917-25; Designer (Bridges) Rendel Palmer & Tritton, Consulting Engrs., Westminster, 1926-29.
KENT, James L. P. M.I.E.S., M.Inst.N.A. Principal Scientific Officer, The William Froude Laboratory, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Mddx. Private Address: 29 Pine Walk, Surbiton Hill, Surrey. Career: Apprent. and Shipwright, Royal Dockyard, Portsmouth, 1899-1905; Royal Ex. Royal Coll. of Sc., South Kensington, and private student, N.A., R.N. Coll., Greenwich, 1905-08. Ship Draughtsman, Thames Ironworks, 1910; Naval Architect, William Froude Laboratory, since 1910.
KENT, S. N. M.I.Mar.E. Chief Supt. Engr., Prince Line, Ltd., 56 Leadenhall Street, E.C.3. Private Address: 16 Henderson Road, London, S.W.18. Formerly with Wm. Menzies & Co. Ltd., Consulting Engrs.; Surveyor to Lloyds Register of Shipping.
KENT-NORRIS, H. A.M.I.Mech. Eng., M.Inst.Met Managing Director, The Newbury Diesel Co., Ltd., Kings Road Works, Newbury, Berks. Private Address: Buckingham Road, Newbury. Age: 51. Ed.: Merchant Venturers' Tech. Coll., Bristol. Various Patents in connection with Internal Combustion Engines.
KENYON, A. H. A.M.I.E.E. Ivy Lane, Low Fell, Gateshead, Co. Durham. Asst. Engr., NorthEastern Elect. Supply Co., Ltd., Carliol House, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Age: 33. Career: Bootham School, York; Coll. of Tech., Manchester; Apprent., Accrington Corp. Elect. Dept.; 1929-30, Northampton Elect. Light and Power Co., Ltd.; 1930 to present, North Eastern Elect. Supply Co., Ltd.
KENYON, J. A.M.I.E.E. 25 Pierston Avenue, Blackpool. Engr.-in-Charge, Corp. Elect. Dept. Blackpool. Age: 37.
KERENSKY, O. A. B.Sc. (Hons. Lond.), A.M.Inst.C.E. Sub-Agent on Re-Construction of Wandsworth Bridge, Holloway Bros. (London) Ltd., Bridge Wharf, Millbank, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 74 Girdwood Road, London, S.W.18. Age: 33. Career: London Univ.; training in Mech. Workshops and with County Surveyor; Senr. Designer, Engr. on Construction of Lambeth Bridge, and Chief Designer with Bridge Dept., Dorman Long & Co., Ltd.
KERR, Alexander N. D. A.M.I.E.E. Engr. and Principal, Andykar Elec. Co., Service House, 1 Fleet Street, Birmingham. Private Address: 49 Elm Grove Road, Barnes, London, S.W.13. Age: 33. Career: London Univ.; Northampton Eng. Coll.; Sandwich Training, B.T.H., Rugby, Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto, North Met., Willesden; 7 years with Crompton Parkinson on "Minor" F.H.P. Motors; previously with AEG, Elfin and Higgs Motors. Kitchener Scholar. Member, Barnes Borough Council, 1932-33.
KERR, William. Ph.D., M.I. Mech.E. Professor of Civil and Mech. Eng. and Applied Mechanics, Royal Tech. Coll., George Street, Glasgow, C.1. Private Address: 7 The Loaning, Whitecraigs, Renfrewsh ire.
KERR, William, Junr. B.Sc.Eng., A.M.Inst.C.E. Asst. Civil Engr., Sir R. McAlpine & Sons, Ltd., 50 Pall Mall, S.W.1. Private Address: Glebefield, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland. Age: 32. Ed.: Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Glasgow Univ.; joined present firm in 1930.
KERR-JONES, Capt. T. M.I.E.E. Wythe, Cowfold, Sussex. Formerly with Air Ministry, Works Dept.; now retired.
KERSHAW, Cecil. M.I.Mech.E., F.Inst.P. Managing Director, A. Kershaw & Son (Soho) Ltd., 200 Harehills Lane, Leeds, 8. Private Address: "Glenroyd," Park Lane, Roundhay, Leeds, 8.
KERSHAW, C. A. M.A., B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.E.E. "Rowandale," Kingswood Avenue, Shortlands, Bromley, Kent. Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Northampton Polytechnic, St. John Street, London, E.C.1. Age: 39. Career: St. Johns Coll., Cambridge, 1919-22 (1st Cl. Hons. Mech. Sc. Tripos); Apprent., English Elect. Co., Ltd., 1922-25; Asst. Insp., Merz & McLellan, 1925-26; Buyer i/c Eng. Dept., Harrisons & Crosfield, Ltd., 1926-34.
KERSHAW, J. A.M.C.T., A.M.I. Mech.E. Deyne View, Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Factory Manager, Tacon Bros., Ltd., Talbot Mills, Ellesmere Street, Manchester, 15. Age: 42. Career: Manchester Coll. of Tech., 1st prizewinner. Awarded Higher Nat. Cert. in Mech. Eng. with 4 distinctions, together with the Associateship of the Coll.
KHAREGAT, Mervyn Dixon. Lieutenant, R.A. (T.A.). A.C.G.I., B.Sc. (Eng.) Lond., A.M.Inst.C.E. Chief Asst. in Plymouth Office of Messrs. Lemon & Blizard, 24 Lockyer Street, Plymouth. Private Address: 31 Glentor Road, Hartley, Plymouth. Career: Haileybury; City and Guilds (Eng.) Coll.; London Univ.; Asst. Res. Engr. on construction of Dagenham Sewage Works; Engr. and Deputy Agent for Messrs. Constable Hart & Co. (Contractors).
KIBBLEWHITE, C. M.I.E.E. 25 Eccleston Place, S.W.1. Distribution Engr., Central London Electy. Ltd. Age: 37. Career: Felsted Sch.; Faraday House; Ferranti Ltd., 1924, Asst. Engr.; Callender's C.C.C. Co., 1924-27, Asst. Engr.; Westminster Elect. Supply Corp., Personal Asst. to Engr.-in-Chief; Birmingham Elect. Supply Dept., Chief Mains Engr.
KIDBY, Edward W. B. O.B.E. (Mil.), M.I.Mar.E. (Vice Pres.), 1st Cl. B.O.T. Cert. Career: Smythes' Naval Coll., Portsmouth; Engr. Officer, Bibby Line and White Star Line; Sec., Southampton Branch Marine Engrs. Assoc.; special witness, Bulkhead Committee, 1913; Engr. Officer, Royal Indian Marine, transd. to British Army, 1916 as Captain, served on lines of communication as Coal and Fuel Officer, Mesopotamia E.F., 1917-18; promoted Major, 1917; 1919, Asst. to Sales Manager, Beldam Packing and Rubber Co., Ltd.; 1922, Manager in Swansea. Mem., Advisory Council, for Tech. Ed. in S. Wales and Mon.; Life Mem., British Legion; Mem., Bd. of Governors, Swansea Hospital.
KIDD, Arthur Godfrey. A.M.I.E.E. Asst. Elect. Engr., John Player & Sons, Castle Tobacco Factory, Nottingham. Private Address: Bramcote Drive, Beeston, Notts. Age: 34. Career: Apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers; Automatic Elect Co., Liverpool; Ericsson Telephones Ltd., Beeston (Power Engr.).
KIDD, W. A.M.I.E.E. 6 Castle Causeway, Sleaford, Lincs. Civilian Tech. Officer, Elect. and Wireless Sch., Royal Air Force. Age: 45. Author of several instructional "talkie" films on basic electricity.
KIDD, W. M. I.E.E. Chief Constructional Engr., Manchester Corp. Electy. Dept., Town Hall, Manchester, 2. Career: Armstrong Coll., Newcastle; training, N.E. Marine Eng. Co. and Palmers Shipbuilding Co.; subsequently with Manchester Corp., various capacities. Inventor of system of supervising control.
KIDNER, Alfred E. Assoc. M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E. 1 Chase Court Gardens, Enfield, Mdx. Career: 5 years apprent. to Mech. Eng. W. F. Wills, Ltd., then with Davy Bros. Ltd., on Steam & Hydraulic Eng.; 9 years with Reavell & Co. Ltd., Ipswich, on compressed Air and Steam Engg.; 2-i years in N. Zealand on electrical work; during War, M. of M. i/c. of two large munition areas. Consulting Engr. since 1919.
KIERNAN, A. A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I. P.E. 6 Waverley Avenue, Gorse Park, Stretford, Manchester. Director and Works Manager, Edward G. Herbert Ltd., Atlas Works, Chapel Street, Levenshulme, Manchester, Age: 46.
KIERNAN, T. J. R. B.Sc. (Eng.), M.Inst.C.E. 29 The Highway, Sutton, Surrey. Consulting Engr., in private practice. Age: 57. Career: Training, R.N.E. Coll., Devonport; King's Coll., London; R.N. Dockyards, Devonport and Keyham; Siemens Bros. After General Eng. Experience, became Partner in firm of Kirkland & Kiernan, Cons. Engrs.; on retirement of Partner in 1921, continued alone as Cons. Engr. for schemes for central Generating Stations; heating, lighting and other eng. equipment, Municipal and other hospitals, etc., including Guys Hospital, Swansea Mental Hospital, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Cappagh Orth. Hospital, Dublin, National Museum of Wales, etc. 1915-16, Tech. and Admin. Officer, M. of M.; 1916-17, Asst. Dir. of Shell Production, M. of M.; 1917-19, Cons. Engr., Ministry of Food.
KILGOUR, Martin Hamilton. M. B. E., A.0. G. I. (London), E.M. Colo. School of Mines, M.I.Mech.E. Address: c/o Westminster Bank, Shored itch, London, E. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll., City and Guilds Coll. Brush Electric Co.; Borough Elect. Engr., Cheltenham; Consulting Engr., Thos. Nevins & Son, New York. Books: "Electrical Distribution," "Geipel and Kilgour's Pocket Book of Engineering Formulae."
KILLICK, J. S. C.B.E., M.Inst. C.E. Wickhurst Manor, nr. Sevenoaks, Kent. Chief Engr. and Dept. Manager, Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd., ShellMex House, London, W.C. Age: 60. Career: Ed. Cranleigh, etc.; pupilage, Col. S. Stallard, C.B.E., D.S.O.; Asst. to various local authorities; Surveyor, Maidstone R.D.C. and Croydon R.D.C.; The Asst. Engr., H.M. Road Board; County Engr. and Surveyor, Hertfordshire; Chief Engr., Ministry of Transport.
KILNER, Noel Scheele. A.M.I. Mech.E. Departmental Manager, Clapham Bros., Ltd., Sun Street, Keighley. Private Address: "Ashlea," Bradford Road, Bingley. Age: 52. Career: Apprent., Queen's Eng. Works, Ltd., Leeds, 1900-07; Entered employ of H. Alexander & Co., Ltd., Leeds, as Draughtsman and rose to General Manager and Secretary; Secretary and Manager, Hercules Eng. Co., Ltd., Leeds, 1914-19; late Managing Director of N. S. Kilner & Co. (Engineers) Ltd., founded in 1919, who specialised in Brick and Tile Machinery, Briquette Machinery, Hydraulic Plant and Glass Works plant. This business was acquired by Clapham Bros., Ltd., in 1932. Is a Consulting Engr. (Brick and Tile Industry); a Director of Fuel Engineering Ltd., and of Sand, Lime and Artificial Stone Industries Ltd.
KILPATRICK, Thomas. A.M.I.Mech.E. Chairman and Managing Director, Spencer & Curedale, Ground Works, Bury. Private Address: Moorstead, Brandleshome Road, Bury. Age: 71. Formerly Outside Erector for Z. de Ferranti; Chief Engr., Wm. Fulton & Co.; Chief Engr. and Master of Works, Thornlibank Print Works; Manager for Nobels Explosives Cos., Haslingden Works.
KILSHAW, John Booth. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.C.T. Three Phase Mains Engr., Bolton Corp. Electy. Dept., Spa Road, Bolton. Private Address: 6 Thornton Avenue, Heaton, Bolton. Age: 35. Trained with Bolton Corp. Electy. Dept., and thereafter Installation Insp.; Tech. Asst. to the Mains Supt.; Asst., High Voltage Engr. Part-time Lecturer, Eng. Dept., Bolton Municipal Tech. Coll.
KILVINGTON, Capt. Ernest Worsdale. (R. A. R. O ), R.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Creffield Road, Colchester. Garrison Engr., Colchester Garrison. Age: 36. Career: Hull Tech. Coll.; Training, Rose, Downs & Thompson, Hull; Engr., Radiovisor Research Labs. and Factories, Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., and Bristol Tabulating Machine Co.; Asst. Tech. Officer, H.M.Building Research Station.
KIMBER, Cecil. M.I.A.E., S.A.E., F.R.S.A. Managing Director, The M.G. Car Co., Ltd., Abingdon, Berks. Private Address: Crown and Thistle, Abingdon. Career: Sheffield Simplex Motor Co.; Martinsydes; A.C. Cars; Wrigley & Co., Ltd.
KIMBER, W. C. Wh. Ex., A.M.I. Mech.E. 34 Lancaster Avenue, West Norwood, S.E.27. Managing Director, Wilfred C. Kimber Ltd., Tankerton St. Works, Cromer Street, London, W.C.1. Born: 1879. Career: Dulwich Coll., 1889-94; Evening Classes, Birkbeck Coll. until 1904; Eng. practice in all Branches at Hughes & Kimber, Ltd., Printer's Engrs., until 1910; Dept. Manager, John Haddon & Co., until 1915; Asst. Works Manager at Vickery's Ltd. until 1919; Partner in Patent Cigarette Machinery Co. until 1921; now Manufacturing Printing Machinery, etc.
KINCAID, James Scott. O B E, J.P. Chairman and Managing Director, John G. Kincaid & Co., Ltd., The Engine Works, Greenock. Private Address: Brannochlie, Bridge-ofWeir, Renfrewshire.
KINDER, H. F. A.M.I.E.E., A.M. I.Mech. E. Byways, Baldslow, St. Leonards-onSea, Hastings. Partner, Arthur Kinder & Son, Consulting Engrs., 92 Victoria Street, S.W.1. Age: 53. Career: Marlborough; Heriot-Watt Coll., Edinburgh; Chief Asst. Engr., Folkstone E.S. Co.; Royal Engrs., 1914-19; Engr., Webbs Crystal Glass Co., Stourbridge; Constructional Engr. on O.H. Lines with Crompton and Co, Ltd.; Res. Engr., for Erection and 1st years running, Benares E.L. & P. Co., Ltd., Benares, U.P. India; etc.
KING, A. J. B.Sc. (Tech.), A.M.I.E.E. 574 Kings Road, Stretford, Manchester. Engr. in Charge of Research into Acoustics at the Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester. Age: 37. Career: Herbert Strutt Sch.; Belper; Manchester Univ. Coll. of Tech., resident at Hulme Hall; Joined M.V. Co., 1922.
KING, Clarence Evelyn. Chief Engineer, Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Luton. Private Address: Tower House, Blackmore End, nr. Wheathampstead, Herts. Career: Adams Mfg. Co., Bedford, 1909-12; Society Loraine de Dietrich et Cie, 1912-14; Vauxhall Motors, 1914 to present— Chief Engr. since 1919.
KING, E. Norman M.Sc. Dunelm, A.M.I.Mech.E., B.E.A.M.A., Charles Mather Scholar. Turbine Engr., A. & J. Weir Ltd. Cathcart, Glasgow. Private Address: 54 Netherpark Avenue, Netherlee, Glasgow, S.4. Age: 36 Training: Armstrong Coll.; Coll of Tech., Manchester; C. A. Parsons & Co. Ltd.
KING, Gerald Purdon. Assist. Managing Director Louis Cassier Co., Ltd., combining the "Iron and Steel Industry, ' ' "The Metal Industry, "The Welding Industry," "The Colliery Year Book," "Metals and Alloys," and "The Metal Industry Handbook." Business Address: 22 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, W.C.2. Private Address: Flat 704, Howard House, Dolphin Square, S.W.1. Age: 35.
KING, Harry Rupert. B.Sc. (Eng.) Lond., A.M.I.E.E. Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Municipal Tech. Coll., Blackburn. Private Address: Fieldhead, Langho, nr. Blackburn, Lancs.
KING, Henry G. M. I.Mech.E., M.I.Loco.E., M.I.P.E. Works Director, British Northrop Loom Co., Ltd., Daisyfield, Blackburn. Private Address: "Aisgarth, ' ' Billinge Avenue, Blackburn. Age: 51. Career: Manchester Grammar Sch.; Manchester Sch. of Tech.; Victoria Univ., Manchester (Cert. Mech. Eng.); Pupil, Loco. Supt., G.N. Rly.; 1912, Asst. Dist. Loco Supt., Leeds, G.N. Rly.; 1914, Asst. Works Manager, Greenwood & Batley, Ltd.; 1916, Asst. Manager, Clayton & Shuttleworth, Ltd.; Lincoln Aircraft Works; 1920, Chief Works Engr., Vickers, Ltd., Erith and Crayford; 1931, Gen. Works Manager, Platt Bros and Co., Ltd.; 1937, Director, British Northrop Loom Co. M. of Council, N.W. Area, I.Mech.E., 1935-38; Pres., Inst.Prod. E., Manchester Section, 1936-37, and Member of Council, 1936 to date.
KING, Henry James Hubert. M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director and Chairman, H. J. H. King & Co., Ltd., Engrs., Nailsworth. Private Address: Newmarket Court, Nailsworth. Age: 65. Training: Fraser and Chalmers Ltd., Erith, Kent. President, 2 years, of Gloucestershire Eng. Soc. 193637, Member, Gloucestershire County Council. Inventor of Weighing Machines; Pneumatic Conveying of Coal; Friction Clutches, Malting Machinery, and co-inventor of Slow Banking Device for Collieries.
KING, James Foster. C.B.E., Order of the Sacred Treasure (Japan), M.I.N.A., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.S., M.N.E.C.I.E., and S., M.I.Mar.E., M.S.N. A. (America), M.A.T.M. and A. (France). Chief Surveyor to the British Corp. Register of Shipping and Aircraft, 14 Blythwood Square, Glasgow. Private Address: 27 Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow. Career: Apprent., Russell & Co., and John Reid & Co.; subsequent experience, Earle's Shipbuilding Co. and Harland and Wolff; appointed Chief of Staff, British Corp. Register in 1890, Chief Surveyor in 1904. Hon. Vice-Pres., I.N.A. Served on numerous Government and Tech. Committees.
KING, Jeffrey W. H. B.Sc., A.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.B.E. Lecturer in Civil Eng., Univ. Coll., Nottingham. Private Address: 137 Derby Road, Bramcote, Notts. Age: 32. Career: Manchester Univ.; Engr., Francois Cementation Co., Ltd., 1927-36; Research Engr. on Tech. Staff, Michelin Tyre Co., 1936-37; present appointment, 1937.
KING, John F. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.I.Struct.E., M.I.Mar.E. Principal, (City of Cork Vocational Education Committee), Crawford, Tech. Inst., Cork. Private Address: "Adare," Blackrock Road, Cork. Age: 54. Career: Royal Coll. of Sc., Ireland, and Crawford Tech. Inst., Cork. Apprent. and subsequently Chief Draughtsman, Cork Steam Packet Co.; Marine Engr., Cork Steam Packet Co., and Batavier Line (W. H. Muller & Co.), London and Rotterdam. Eng. Teacher, Queenstown Tech. School; Head of Eng. Dept., Crawford Tech. Inst., Cork; 1920 to present date, Principal.
KING, Robert H. B.A.I. (Dub.), M.Inst.C.E. Winford Manor, nr. Bristol, Som. Age: 64. Career: Dublin Univ.; engaged in the construction of harbours and rlys. in China, India, West Africa, Argentina, England and Ireland. Inventor of plant and movable furnaces for melting soil for road construction; built a demonstration road on this principle in the Argentine.
KING, William Geoffrey. Assoc. M.Inst.C.E. Managing Director, W. J. King & Sons, Ltd., Quarry Owners and Contractors, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton. Private Address: Tatham House, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton. Age: 30.
KING, William Noel York. A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.E.I. Inspecting Engr., Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd. Private Address: "Foyers," Homelands Road, Sale, Manchester. Ed.: City and Guilds, London.
KINGSBURY, D. M.I.E.E. The Woodlands, Manor Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. Dist. Representative, A. Reyrolle & Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne. Age: 42. Career: Christ's Hospital, Horsham; Armstrong Coll., Newcastle-on-Tyne; Regent St. Polytechnic, London; Training at A. Reyrolle & Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne and The B.T.H. Co., Neasden.
KINGSBURY, H. M.I.E.E. "Nantlys," Bramley Avenue, Coulsdon, Surrey. European Plant Engr., Western Union Telegraph Co., 22 Great Winchester Street, E.C. Age: 49. Career: joined the National Telephone Co. (London) in 1908; transferred to the Post Office Eng. Dept., 1912; joined the Western Union Co., 1919.
KINGABY, G. W. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.E.E. 86 Bridge Lane, N.W.11. Tech. Teacher (Maths. Dept.), Northampton Polytechnic, St. John Street, E.C.1.
KINGSTON, Major John R. O.B.E., R.E., M.I.E.E. Asst. Staff Engr., Engr. -in-Chief's Dept., G.P.O., Alder House, London, E.0.1. Age: 56. Career: Hull Grammar Sch.; Hull Mun. Tech. Coll.; Apprent., Earle's S. and E. Co., Ltd., Hull; 3 years British Westinghouse E. and M. Co.; entered Engr.-in-Chief 's Dept., G.P.O., 1906, as 2nd Cl. Engr. 1914-15, with B.E.F. in France, Wireless Signal Co., R.E.; appointed Asst. Insp., R.E. Stores at Woolwich, and promoted to Inspector, 1917; attached British War Mission to U.S.A., 1918. Mentioned in despatches for technical services.
KINSEY, John R. M. I.A.E., A.M.I.Trans. Consulting Engr., Tech. Dept., Automobile Assoc., Fanum House, New Coventry Street, London, W.1. Private Address: 11 Denehurst Gardens, Richmond, Surrey. Career: Marlborough Coll.; Liverpool Cent. Tech. Inst.; trained, Jas. Scott & Co., Ltd., Elect. and Mech. Engrs., Liverpool; Distribution Engr., Newcastle Elect. Supply Co., Ltd.; Works Manager, Robt. W. Blackwell & Co., Ltd., Eng. Contractors; Managing Director, John R. Kinsey & Co., Ltd., Elec. and Auto Eno-rs., Croydon. War Service, Engr. Officer, R.N. Is Lecturer in Auto Eng., Wandsworth Tech. Inst. and Mem. of Examining Panel, Inst. of Auto Engrs. Repair Cert. Scheme.
KINSMAN, A. R. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E. 94 Clarence Road, Stony Stratford, Bucks. Lecturer in Charge of Elect. Eng. Dept., Wolverton Tech. Coll. Age: 34. Career: E. London Coll., 1921-24; Apprent., Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.; Engr. i.c. Power Cable Design Dept., Standard T. and C. Ltd.; Asst. to Cable Manager, The Silvertown Co. Part-time Lecturer at Woolwich Polytechnic, S.E. London Tech. Inst. and Acton Tech. Coll.
KIPPING, N. V. M.I.E.E., M.I.P.E. Tara Lodge, Richmond Road, New Barnet, Herts. Works Manager, Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., New Southgate, N.11. Age: 37. Career: Univ. Coll. Sch.; Birkbeck Coll.; 2 years, G.P.O. Eng. Dept.; with present Company in many positions. Was responsible for design, layout, and equipping of the Co.'s new Southgate Factory, employing about 6,000 people. Pres. of London Section, Inst. of Prod. Engrs.
KIRBY, Frederick Oscar. M.Sc. (Victoria and Leeds) (Eng.), M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.Mun. & Cy.E., M. Inst.T., M.T.P.I., F.R.S.I. Borough Surveyor and Water Engr.: Doncaster Corp., Mansion House, Doncaster. Private Address: 14 Bennetthorpe, Doncaster. Career: 32years in present appointment.
KIRK, A. A.M.I.E.E. Engr., Northcliffe Newspapers Group Ltd., Carmelite House, E.C.4.
KIRKBY A. H. A.M.Mech.E. 11 Cavendish Avenue, Welling, Kent Engr., Babcock & Wilcox Ltd. Farringdon Street,,E.C.4. Age: 34 Career: training, Woolwich Polytechnic; Erith Tech. Coll.; Pupil, Vickers, Ltd., Erith; 1925-27, Draughtsman, Johnson & Phillips, Charlton; 1927, Babcock & Wilcox Ltd.
KIRKE, Harold Lister. A.M.I.E.E. M.I.R.E. Head of Research Dept., B.B.C. Research Station, Nightingale Square, S.W.12. Private Address: 53 Rodenhirst Road, Clapham Park, S.W.4. Age: 43. Formerly with Marconi Co.
KIRKE, Percy St. George. M.A. '(Eng.) (Honours), A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Member of the Inst. of French Civil Engrs. Consulting Engr., Cochran & Co. (Annan), Ltd., 34 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private Address: Givons Manor,, Leatherhead, Surrey. Career: St. Peter's, York; Trinity Coll., Cambridge (Hons. Degree in Mech. Sc. Tripos). Pupil, Willans and Robinson, and Bruce Peebles & Co., Ltd. Engaged by the Consulting Engrs. in erection of Scottish Central Elect. Power Station, Bonnybridge, Scotland, subsequently Eng.-in-Charge; Chief Engr., British American Tobacco Co., Ltd., at Bristol; Asst. Engr., Avonside Engine Co., Bristol; Managing Director, Bonecourt Waste Heat Boiler Co., Ltd.; Consulting Engr., Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.; Founder, Consulting Engr. and Director of Spencer-Bonecourt, Ltd. Inventor and patentee of the SpencerBonecourt Patent Waste-Heat and Gas-Fired Boilers; Inventor of Cochran-Kirke Patent Sinuflo GasFired, Waste Heat and SuperEconomic Steam Boilers, Sinuflo Patent Tubes for Air Heaters, SpencerHopwood Patent Water-Tube Boilers, Sinuflo Patent Superheaters, etc.
KIRK-GREENE, Leslie. B.Sc. (McGill), A.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.I.S.E. A.M.E. I.C. Consulting Engr., Cement and Concrete Assoc., Lombard House, Gt. Charles Street, Birmingham. Private Address: Caverhill, Warwick Place, Leamington Spa. Age: 45. Career: Asst. to Sir Murdoch MacDonald; Engr., International Housing Trust; Asst. Location Engr., employed by Min. of Transport for Barnet By-Pass Survey and other important highways.
KIRKLAND, T. M.Inst.C.E. The Lodge, Shere, Guildford, Surrey. Age: 84. Career: 1870, articled to Omerod, Grierson & Co., St. George's Iron Works, Manchester; Victoria Univ.; private tuition; for some years Manager and later Partner, Kirkland & Son, Mansfield, General Engrs.; Engr. for Mr. Wm. Rigby on his contracts for Boston Dock, Boston Grand Sluice, Market Weighton and Driffield Rly., and Llandyssil to Newcastle Emlyn Rly., etc. In 1891 started a Consulting Engr.'s Practice at Westminster, where in 1898 the late Professor D. S. Capper, M.Inst. C.E. joined him and later Mr. T. J. R. Kiernan, M.Inst.C.E., who carried on the practice after his retirement.
KIRKMAN, D. W. T. A.M.I. E.E., B.Sc.Tech. Chief Tech. Engr., Batteries Ltd., Hunt End Works, Redditch, Worcs. Private Address: "Wyuna," Birmingham Road, Bordesley, Redditch. Career: Bournemouth Sch.; Manchester Univ. (Manchester and Dist. Armaments Scholarship); Apprent. at British Westinghouse Co., Ltd., and Metropolitan Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd., Manchester. Author of various articles and papers on "Alkaline Accumulators."
KIRKPATRICK, Sir Cyril R. S. Kt., M.Inst.C.E. Consulting Civil Engr., 25 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private Address: Loudhams, Amersham. Career: Pupilage, L.N.W. Rly. (under Mr. E. B. Thornhill, Chief Engr.); Asst. Engr., L.N.W. Rly.; Engr.-inCharge various rly. contracts; Engr., Cleveland Bridge and Eng. Co., Ltd. (King Edward VII Bridge, River Tyne); City Engr., Newcastleon-Tyne; Chief Asst. and later Chief Engr., P.L.A.; 1913-24, Member International Tech. Committee, Suez Canal Co.; 1931-32, Past-Pres., Inst. C.E. Among works for which he was responsible are the King George V Dock, North Woolwich, and many other large works at the London Docks, and on the Thames; Severn Bridge at Shrewsbury; King Edward VII Bridge at Newcastle-on-Tyne; Improvements at Newcastle; Power House foundations for Ford Motor Co., Ltd., at Dagenham; Galway Harbour Development, etc.
KIRKPATRICK, George L. M.I.E.E. Bruce Peebles & Managing Director, House, Aldwych, Co., Ltd., Aldwych London, W.C.2.
KIRKPATRICK, Ronald Claude Yvonne. M.C., M.Inst.C.E. Divisional Engr., G.W. Rly., Paddington Station, London, W.2. Private Address: 42 Madeley Road, Ealing, W.5. Career: 1892-95, Harrow School; 1895-97, Univ. Coll., London. 1897-99, Dock Construction, Surrey Commercial Docks; 1899 to present date, Eng. Dept., G.W. Rly.; 1915-19, war service in Egypt and Palestine as Temp. Major, R.E. (mentioned in despatches 1916 and 1917).
KIRWAN, Ralph Bertram. B.A. (Cantab.), Mech. Sc. Tripos, First Class. A.M.Inst.C.E. (Miller Prizeman), A.M.Inst.W.E. Eng. Asst., I.C.I. (Alkali) Ltd., Northwich. Private Address: Merlewood Lodge, Cuddington, Cheshire. Age: 29. Formerly Eng. Asst. to Mersey and Irwell Catchment Board.
KISCH, Ellis A. D. A.M.I.Mech.E. Governing Director, Ailsa Craig Ltd., Manufacturers of Marine and Industrial Diesel Petrol and Paraffin Engines, Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick, W.4. Private Address: Sandrock, Midhurst, Sussex.
KITCHEN, A. A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.P.E. Chairman and Managing Director, Kitchen & Wade, Ltd., Hope Works, Arundel Street, Halifax. Is also Chairman and Managing Director, Ormerod Shapers, Ltd., Hebden Bridge, and Coggon Foundry Equipment Ltd., Halifax; Chairman, Willson Lathes, Ltd., Halifax Age: 52.
KITCHIN, Lt. Comdr. (E) Harold R. R.N. (Retired), A.M. I.Mech.E. 34 Middleway, London, N.W.11, Age: 31. Qualified as Lieut. (E) with 1st Cl. Cert., 1931; passed advanced Course, Greenwich (I.E.), 1933; invalided from service, 1934.
KITCHIN, William Archibald. M.I.Mech.E. Private Address: Bonne Nuit Cottage, St. John, Jersey, C.I. Career: Leys School, Cambridge. Apprent., White Star Line, Ltd., and Harland and Wolff. Sea-going Engr., White Star Line; Asst. Engr., Westminster Elect. Supply Corp., Ltd.; Power Station Supervisor, H.M. Dockyards; Power Station Supt. and Resident Engr., Shropshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire Elect. Power Co., Ltd.; Asst. Engr., B.T.H. Co., Ltd., Calcutta; Chief Engr., Rangoon Elect. Tramway and Supply Co., Ltd.; retired 1934.
KITCHING, Donald Albert. A.M.I.E.E., M.D.E.U.A. Chief Elect. Engr. (1928-38), Vickers Aviation Ltd., Weybridge, Surrey. Private Address: Penman, Portmore Park, Weybridge. Age: 35. Career: Trained, Kitching Ltd., Electrical Contractors, Sheffield. 1924-28, Asst. Electrician, Nunnery Colliery Co., Ltd., Sheffield. Prov. patent, Lampholder protector.
KITCHING, William Taylor. Major R.E. (T.A.). M.I.Mech.E., M.I. & S.I., M.I.Brit.F. General Manager (Ironworks), Newton Chambers & Co., Ltd., Thorncliffe, nr. Sheffield. Private Address: 20 Stumperlowe Hall Road, Sheffield. Age: 51. Career: Pupil, Horsebray Co., Shropshire; Engr., The Federal Furnace Co., South Chicago; Works Engr., Steel Peach & Tozer Ltd.; Managing Director, John Fowler Iron Foundry, Sheffield.
KITSON, William. A.M.I.E.E., M.I.F., F.R.S.A. Staff Engr., Edmundsons Electy. Corp. Ltd., Thames House, Millbank, London. Private Address: 83 Highview Avenue, Edgware, Mddx. Age: 46. Career: Shore Staff, P. & 0. Shipping Co.; Asst. Engr., West Ham Generating Station; Power Station Supt., Twickenham and Teddington Elect. Supply Co., and Oxford Elect. Co.
KLEE, George Neilson. A.M. I. Mech.E. Engineer, W. J. Bush & Co., Ltd., Mfg. Chemists, Batsworth Road, Mitcham. Private Address: 19 Cockwood Close, N.2. Career: Northampton Polytechnic (Awarded Skinner's Prize); 1920-24, Apprent., Farrow & Jackson, Brewery Engs.; Farrow & Jackson, Draughtsman; L. Lumley & Co., Chief in D.O.; Is Eng. Consultant to "Bottler and Packer."
KLOUMAN, Fredrick August. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E. Chief Engr., J. Blakeborough & Sons, Ltd., Woodhouse Works, Brighouse, Yorks. Private Address: Field Head, Netherton, Huddersfield. Age: 46. Career: Leeds Univ. Articles, Joshua Buckton & Co., Ltd., Leeds; Lecturer, Northampton Polytechnic, Clerkenwell, Electric Furnace Draughtsman Electro-Metals, London; Designer, Jensen & Dahl Oslo (Water Turbines); Engr., Wellman Bibby Co., Ltd., London (Transmission Equipment). Eng. experience also in South Africa and Far East.
KLUGE, Thomas Edward. Extra Chief Engr., M.I.Mar.E. Honorary Secretary, Royal National Life-Boat Institution, Life-Boat, Murribles, Glam. Private Address: The Glyn, Mumbles, Glam. Age: 65. Career: Marine Coll., So. Shields; Durham Coll. of Sc., Newcastle-on-Tyne; Apprent. with Messrs. Smith, Engrs. Joined Prince Line, 1902; served throughout War as Chief Engr., Transports, "Welsh Portuguese and Slavic Princes. " After the Armistice, Engr., Surveyor to British Corp. Registry of Shipping, Glasgow, and from 1919-23, Engr. Surveyor to the U.S.A. Shipping, Barcelona, Spain.
KNEWSTUBB, Thomas W. M.I.H.V.E. With T. Danks & Co., Ltd., Nottingham. Private Address: 11 Cavendish Vale, Sherwood, Nottingham.
KNIGHT, B. H. D.Sc., Ph.D., M.Inst.C.E., F.S.I. Lecturer, Coll. of Estate Management, 35 Lincoln's Inn Fields, W.C.2. Age: 44. Career: Newbury Grammar Sch.; Univ. Coll., London; various appointments, private eng. firms and public bodies, including large highway authorities; now engaged in teaching municipal eng. and sanitation at the Coll.; Consultant in road and building materials; Member of B.S.I. Tech. Committees. Author of "Road Aggregates" (Arnold), "Modern Road Construction" (Crosby Lockwood), etc.
KNIGHT, E. J. A.M.I.Mech.E. With Strachan & Henshaw Ltd., Central Eng. Works, Lewin's Mead, Bristol.
KNIGHT, E. R. B.Eng. (1st Cl. Hons.), A.M.I.E.E. Northroyd, Leicester Road, Hinckley. Mains Asst., Leicestershire and Warwickshire E.P. Co., Hinckley. Age: 37. Career: Blundells; B.T.H. Co., Apprent. and Industrial Engr. 's Dept.; L. & W.E.P. Co.
KNIGHT, Ernest Richard. M.Eng. (L'pool.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., M. Struct.E. Deputy Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Metropolitan Borough of Fulham, S.W.6. Private Address: 76 G irdwood Road, S.W.18. Career: Liverpool Univ. Certificate in Civic Design; Webb Sch.; 1851 Exhibition Industrial Bursar. Highway, Bridge, Sewerage, Sewage Disposal Works, Public Buildings, etc., design and construction, County Boroughs of Birkenhead, Oldham and Wolverhampton.
KNIGHT, Hamilton Stephen Langley. A.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Engr. and Surveyor, Exmouth Urban Dist. Council. Private Address: 15 Morton Crescent, Exmouth. Age: 35. Service with Buston U.D.C., City of Winchester, City of Portsmouth, City of York, Borough of Worthing, Borough of Poole. Awarded "Richard Pickering" Gold Medal and Prize (Inst.M. & Cy.E.), 1936, and Bronze Medal, 1938.
KNIGHT, Henry de Boyne. B.Sc., M E.E., F. I nst. P. Research Engr., B.T.H. Co., Ltd., Rugby. Private Address: 108 Eastlands Road, Rugby.
KNIGHT, Henry E. A.M.I.E.E. Elect. Engr., Stewarts & Lloyds, Ltd., Tube Works, Corby, Kettering. Private Address: "Blakeney," East Carlton Park, Market Harborough. Age: 32. Career: Oundle; Rugby Coll. of Tech.; Apprent., B.T.H. Co., Ltd., 1924-29; Foreman, B.T.H. Transformer Factory, 1928-33; present appointment, 1933. Is Lieut., Royal Corps of Signals (S.R.), commd. 1933, attached 1st Divisional Signals, Aldershot.
KNIGHT, Norman Victor. B.Sc. (Eng.) London, A.M.I.E.E. Asst. Engr. (G.P.O.) to the Telephone Manager, S.E. London, Denman Street, S.E.1. Private Address: 30 Danes Court, Wembley Park. Age: 30. Lecturer in Telephony and Telegraphy to Polytechnic, Regent Street, and Northampton Polytechnic. Books: Telephone Handbook (Pitman).
KNIGHT, Reginald Anthony Geoffrey. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I. Mech.E. Scientific Officer, Forest Products Research Laboratory, Princes Risborough, Bucks. Private Address: "Otterburn, " The Parks, Princes Risborough. Formerly Junior Engr., Francois Cementation Co., Ltd., Doncaster. Specialist in timber drying methods and plant.
KNIGHT, Reginald S. G. O.B.E., Ph. D. (London), B.Sc., F.I.C., D. I.0. (Chemical Tech.). Manager and Deputy Supt., R.N. Cordite Factory, Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset. Private Address: Conyers, Highwood Road, Parkstone, Dorset. Career: 1910-15, Student and Post Graduate Research Student, Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Tech.; from 1915 onwards at R.N. Cordite Factory, Poole, Dorset.
KNIGHTS, Major A. E. M.C., MM. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Elect. Engr., Bury St. Edmunds Corp., 3a Cornhill, Bury St. Edmunds. Private Address: 8 Nelson Road, Bury St. Edmunds. Age: 44. Career: Charge Engr., Southport Corp. Electy. Dept. and Gt. Yarmouth Corp. Electy. Dept. Teacher, Gt. Yarmouth Sc. School (evening) Electy. and Elect. Eng. H.M. Forces 1915-18, from Private to Capt.
[George Knights|KNIGHTS, George]] Assoc.M.C.T., A.M.I.E.E. Industrial Engr., Metropolitan Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester. Private Address: 1Q, Ferndene Road, Prestwich, Lancs. Age: 30. 6 years with Metropolitan Vickers on Design and Layout of Elect. Power Stations and Sub-Stations; 3 years present appointment. Lecturer on Electrical Subjects at Tech. Coll., Bury.
KNILL, W. C. B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E. Water Engr. and Manager, Water Dept., Croydon C.B., 70 Park Lane, Croydon. Age: 37. Career: Durham Univ.; 1922-24, Pupil to Engr. and General Manager, Sunderland and S. Shields Water Co. and 1924-26, Eng. Asst.; 1926-34, Dep. Water Engr. and Manager, Wolverhampton Corp.; 1934-38, Water Engr. and Manager, Northampton Corp.
KNOPP, Leslie. A.M.I.N.A., A.M.I.M.E. Consulting Engr. and Naval Architect, 108a Cannon Street, London, E.C.4. Private Address: Eqonce 3, Harewood Road, S. Croydon, Surrey. Previously Naval Architect and Shipyard Manager, Short Bros. (Rochester) Ltd. Books: "Practical Navigation for Yachtsmen," "Design and Construction of Small Craft" (part Author).
KNOWLES, F. C. M.I.E.E., M.A.M.E.E. Sales Manager, Evershed & Vignoles Ltd., Acton Lane Works, Chiswick, London, W.4. Career: Queen Mary's Coll.; Univ. Coll., London; Appointments with W. T. Henley's Telegraph Co.'s Works, Woolwich; Foxcroft & Duncan, Dalston; Evershed & Vignoles Ltd., Chiswick. Past Chairman, Meter and Instrument Section, I.E.E.; Past Pres., London Branch, Assoc. of Mining Elect. Engrs.
KNOWLES, J. O. M.A., A.M.I.E.E. Tech. Director, Brookhirst Switchgear Ltd., Northgate Works, Chester.
KNOWLES, Leonidas. D.F.C., B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E., Extra 1st Class B.O.T. Cert. Consulting Engr. and Architect, 22 Bridge Street, Manchester, 3. Private Address: Ridge Mount, Stalybridge. Career: Marine Engr.; Engr., Ship Canal Staff; Consultant since 1906 Buildings: Eng. and Textile Factories in Lancs. and Yorks. Electric, Mech. and Hydraulic Installations. 191519, R.F.C. and R.A.F. (Lieut.).
KNOX, A. H. C. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.E.E. Executive Engr., P.O. Eng. Dept., London Telecommunications Region, 66 North Side, Wandsworth Common, S.W.18. Age: 32. Career: H.M. Dockyard, Devonport; London Univ.; Post Office Eng. Dept.
KNOX, Joseph R. A.M.I.Mech.E. Tech. Director, Gascoignes (Reading) Ltd., Dairy Engrs., Castle Street, Reading. Age: 46. Career: Educ. Coll. of Tech., Belfast; Apprent. Harland & Wolff, Ltd. Belfast.; Became Tech. Director, Gascoignes (Reading) Ltd. 1927. Also Director. The Geo. H. Gascoigne Co. Ltd. Tubular Constructional Engrs., Reading since 1935. Originator of the Ke-Klamp system of tubular construction.
KOFFMAN, Aubrey. B.Sc. (Eng.) London, A.M.Inst.C.E. Manager, Tech. Enquiries Dept., The Kleine Co., Ltd., New Oxford House, Bloomsbury Way, London, W.C.1. Private Address: 88 St. John's Court, Finchley Road, London, N.W.3. Age: 33 Career: 1925-28, with Dr. Oscar Faber, Consulting Engr.; 1928-31, Reinforced Concrete Designer at (successively) Peter Lind & Co., Ltd., Considere Constructions Ltd., The Trussed Concrete Steel Co., Ltd. 1930, Lecturer in Mathematics at Northampton Polytechnic.
KONRIED, George. B.Sc. (Lon.), A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E. General and Consulting Manager, H. Tinsley & Co., London, Scientific Instrument Makers, Werndee Hall, London, S.E.25. Private Address: 41 Avenue Road, London, S.E.20. Age: 35. Career: City and Guilds (Eng.). Research Engr., Callenders Cable and Construction Co., 3 years; Demonstrator, City and Guilds (Eng.) Coll., 4 years; present appointment, 5 years.
KORB, Leighton F. B.Sc., Chem. Engr., M. I. & S.I. Manager of Blast Furnace, Coke Ovens, By-Products and Gas Distribution, Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Dagenham, Essex. Private Address: "Tregarthen, " Elm Grove, Hornchurch, Essex. Age: 44. Career: Chemist and Supt., Mfg. Acids, T.N.T. and Picric Acid; Chemist and Tech. Asst., By-Products and Coke Ovens practice, Semet Solvay Co.; Technician, Construction and Operation Supt. of Iron and Steel, Coal, Coke, gas, wood distillation, glass, paper and artificial leather plants for Ford Motor Co.
KUHNE, Lt. Col. Carl Hans. D.S.O., O.B.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., M. I.A E 4 Ashdown Terrace, Tidworth, Hants. Lt. Col., Ordnance Mech. Engr., 1st Class, R.A.O.C. Age: 47. Career: May Place Sch. Malvern Wells; Plymouth Coll.; training, R. & W. Hawthorne Leslie and Co., and Rutherford Coll.; Marine Engr.; Commd. 1914, service in France, 1915-19; command of Mech. Trans., Heavy Artillery V. Corps; staff appointment; transferred to R.A.O.C. 1928; D. Asst. Dir. of Mechanisation, W.O., 1927-31; concerned in development of military trans. vehicles, 6-wheeled lorries, etc.; 1932-36, Chief Ord. Mech. Engr., H.Q., China Command. Awarded Crompton Medal, I.A.E., and Gold Medal, Inst. Trans.
KYLE, P. M.I.Mech.E. Kildare, Burwash, Sussex. Engr. and Sec., The Heathfield and Dist. Water Co., Burwash, Sussex. Age: 49. Career: Bolton School, Lancs.; Pupil, Messrs. J. and E. Wood, Engrs., Bolton; 12 years Dist. Engr. in Uganda, The B.E.A. Corp. Ltd.; 7 years Chief Engr., The Orford Tanning Co., Warrington; present appointment in 1929.
KYME, C. A.M.I.Mech.E. Mech. Engr., Ashmore, Benson, Pease & Co., Ltd., Stockton-on-Tees. Career: Hull Municipal Tech. Coll.; Apprent., Rose Downs & Thompson Ltd., Hull; subsequently with I.C.I. Ltd.