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LACEY, Christopher W. A.M. Inst.C.E., A.C.G.I. (Civil Eng). Dist. Engr., South Level Area, Ely. River Great Ouse Catchment Board, 26a St. Mary's Street, Ely, Cambs. Private Address: 5 Upherds Lane, Ely. Age: 48. Career: Bedford Sch., 1903-09; City and Guilds, 1909-12; Pupil with J. J. Webster, Cons. Engr., London, 1912-13; Indian Service of Engrs., Irrigation Branch U.P., India, 1913-37, Asst. to Supt. Engr.
LACEY, H. M. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.K.C., A.M.I.E.E. 15 Stapenhill Road, North Wembley, Mddx. Senior Tech. Asst., British Elect. and Allied Ind. Research Assoc., 15 Savoy Street, London, W.C.2. Age: 45. Career: Apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers (then British Westinghouse); 10 years Chief Transformer Designer, Johnson & Phillips Ltd.; 8 years in present post, in Charge of Research on Surge Phenomena. Also Sec. of the Surges Committee of the C.I.G.R.E. Part author J. & P. Transformer Book, etc.
LACEY, Stephen. B.Sc. (Eng.), (London), F.C.G.I., M.Inst.C.E., M. Inst.Gas E. Controller of Gas Sales, The Gas Light and Coke Co., Horseferry Road, Westminster, S.W. Private Address: 37 Hampstead Lane, Highgate, N.6. Career: City and Guilds (1902-05); with G. H. Hill & Sons, Consulting Engrs., on waterworks design and construction (1905-11); joined the Gas Light and Coke Co. in 1911. Pres. Inst. Gas. E., 1936-37.
LACHMANN, Gustav Victor. Dr. Ing. F.R.Ae.S. Research Engr., Handley Page Ltd., 5 Promenade Chambers, Edgwarebury Lane, Edgware. Private Address: "Dalla," Canons Drive, Canons Park, Edgware. Age: 42. Formerly Chief Designer of Albatros Flugzeugwerke, Berlin; Tech. Adviser to Ishikawajima Aircraft Works, Tokyo; Chief Designer, Handley Page Ltd.
LACKIE, D. Lamond. B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.B.E., F.Z.S. (Scot.). 37 High Street, Montrose, Angus. Engr., Balfour, Beatty & Co., Ltd., London and Edinburgh. Educ. at The Academy, Montrose, Angus, and at The Univ. of Edinburgh.
LACKIE, William Walker. C.B.E. Private Address: Kielder, Onslow Road, Burwood, Walton-on-Thames. Age: 69. Career: Engr. and Manager, Electy. Dept., Glasgow Corp., 1904-20; Electy. Commissioner, 1920-34. Retired.
LADMORE, Percy Wilfred. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., M.T.P.I. Borough Engr., Torquay Corp., Town Hall, Torquay.
LAIDLER, W. C. M.I.E.E. "Moran, " Hythe Road, Worthing. Career: Private Ed. and Darlington Grammar School, N.E. County School, Manchester Tech. School, Owen's Coll.; Apprent., F. H. Royce & Co., Manchester, 1890; later Draughtsman, and Mr. Royce's Asst.; 1897, Manager of Elect. Dept., Sunderland Forge and Eng. Co., Ltd.; 1904, private business; 2 years with A.E.G.; 1912, General Manager, and 1917, Director also of the Buenos Aires Provincial Elect. Supply Co., Ltd., till 1930.
LAING, John R. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E. Asst. Water Engr., Aberdeen Town Council, Town House, Aberdeen. Private Address: 227 Great Western Road, Aberdeen.
LAIRD, W. A.M. I.Mech.E., A.M. I.H.V.E. 156 Clitherow Avenue, Hanwell, W.7. Eng. Asst., H.M. Office of Works, London. Age: 44 Career: Hamilton Crescent Sch., Glasgow; Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Apprent., Watson Laid law & Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Army, 1st Class W.O. Armament Artificer, mentioned in Despatches; Drawing Office, Chas. Parsons & Co., Ltd., Heaton-on-Tyne and Henry Watson & Co., Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne; Heating and Ventilating Eng., R. Crittall & Co., Ltd., London; Heating & Ventilating Tech. Asst., J. Roger Preston & Co., Ltd., London, Cons. Engr.
LAKE, G. H. M.I.E.E., M.Inst.F. City Elect. Engr., City of Nottingham Electy. Dept., Talbot Street, Nottingham. Age: 58. Career: Audley Grammar Sch.; Newcastle Middle School; Derby Tech. Coll.; Asst. Engr., Derby Electy. Dept.; Deputy Borough Elect. Engr., Derby; Borough Elect. Engr., Derby; City Elect. Engr., Nottingham.
LAKE, Norman C. M.I. & S.I., M.Inst.Met. 4 Oakdene Avenue, Stockton-onTees. Manager, Steelworks Plant Dept., Head, Wrightson & Co., Ltd., Teesdale Ironworks, Stockton. Age: 33. Career: N. Staffs Tech. Coll.; Apprent., Shelton I.S. & C. Co., Ltd.; 1928, Daniel Adamson, Ltd.; 1929, International Combustion Ltd.; 1929-36, I.O. I. Metals, Ltd., installing non-ferrous mills; 1936, present position.
LAKEMAN, Hector George. Chartered Civil Engr. B.Sc. (Eng.) Hons., A.C.G.I., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. Resident Asst. Engr. (Civil), Great Western Rly., Bute Docks, Cardiff. Private Address: 4 Maes-y-Coed Road, Heath, Cardiff. Age: 36. Career: Asst. Engr., Barry Docks; Resident Asst. Engr., Port Talbot Docks; held Commission in Royal Engineers (Supplementary Reserve).
LAKIN-SMITH, C. M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Rotoplunge Pump Co., Ltd., 58 Victoria Street, S.W.1. Age: 59. Career: Apprent., Belliss & Morcom Ltd.; Birmingham Univ.; up to 1913, was mainly employed by Edmundsons Elect. Corp. Ltd.; Asst. Engr., Winchester E.L. & P. Co.; Chief Engr., Dorking; Chief Engr., Guernsey; since 1913, mainly as Managing Director of Rotoplunge Pump Co.
LAMB, H. C. M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E. Chief Engr. and Manager, Manchester Corp. Electy. Dept., Dickinson Street,. Manchester, 1. Private Address: Priestnall Lodge, Priestnall Road, Heaton Mersey, Manchester. Career: Early training, George Clarke, Ltd., Marine Engrs., and Scott and Mountain, Ltd., Elect. Engrs.; Rutherford Coll. and Durham Coll. of Sc. Served on staffs of Preston Electric Supply Co., and Wigan Electy. Dept.; joined the Manchester Corp. Electy. Dept. as Engr.-in-Charge at Generating Stations in 1902; Resident. Engr., Stuart Street Generating Station, 1913; Deputy Chief Engr., 1919; Chief Engr. and Manager, 1925. Pres., I.M.E.A. Chairman, Consultative Tech. Committee for Electy. Scheme for N.W. England and N. Wales. Past Chairman of Council B.E.D.A. Inc.
LAMB, John. A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E. Holly Lodge, Monkseaton. Director, Trewent & Proctor, Ltd., 43 Billiter Buildings, London, E.C.3. Age: 48. Career: Gateshead Tech. Sch.; S. Shields Marine School., Apprent., Clarke, Chapman & Co.; 10 years Chief Engr., early motor ships; 14 years Supt. Engr. Anglo-Saxon Pet. Co., Ltd. Inventor of "Lightning" Safety Valve.
LAMB, R. A.M.I.Mech.E. 22 Brooklands Avenue, Sheffield, 10. Asst. Steelworks Manager, Hadfields. Ltd., East Hecla Works, Tinsley, Sheffield. Age: 36. Educ. King Edward VI Grammar Sch., Retford; Sheffield Univ. (Assoc. in Metallurgy and Mech. Eng.).
LAMB, Major Ronald G. R.E., M.I.Mech.E. Supt., A.D.E.E., Biggin Hill, Kent. Age: 43. Career: Portsmouth Municipal Coll.; Royal Military Academy; Trinity Hall, Cambridge; Appointments: Garrison Engr. (E. & M.), Aden; G.E. (E. & NI.), C.P. Dist., Mhow; G.E. Bannu, N.W.F.P., India; A.C.R.E. (E. & M.), N.W.F. Dist., Dera Ismail Khan. A.C.R.E., North Ireland Dist.; Staff Officer, Royal Engrs., Southern Command,. Salisbury, and as above.
LAMBERT, Anthony P. M. Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E. Partner, Sir Cyril Kirkpatrick and Partners, 25 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private Address: Beanacre, Westmeston, Hassocks, Sussex. Career: Marlborough Coll.; Royal Indian Eng. Coll., Coopers Hill; 1897-1900, Naval Works Loan (Portsmouth, Devonport and Gibraltar Docks); 1900-02, Royal Engineers (S.A. Medal with 5 clasps); 1902-07, P.W.D. Transvaal; 1907-11, Southern Punjab Rly., Construction of Sutlej Valley Rly., Survey and location of Jullundur Doab Rly.; 1911-12, Duff Development Co., Kelantan, Malay; 1912-29, P.L.A.; 1914-19, R.E., B.E.F., France (Despatches thrice); 1929-31, Egyptian Govmt. Ports and Lights Dept.; 1931, Partner, Sir Cyril Kirkpatrick and Partners.
LAMBERT, A. T. A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.H.V.E., F.R.S.A. Tech. Adviser, Sales Dept., Gas Light and Coke Co., Horseferry Road, Westminster, London, S.W. Private Address: 10 New Road, South Chingford, E.4. Career: Chief Draughtsman, Kestner Evaporator Co., 1914-19; Asst. to A. H. Barker, Cons. Engr., 1919-34; 1934, present appointment. Consultant for Central Heating, Ventilation, Steam Raising Plant.
LAMBERT, Douglas Edward. B.Sc. (Eng.) London, A.M.E.E. Senior Tech. Asst., A. Reyrolle and Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne, Co. Durham. Private Address: Tantallon, Seaton Crescent, Monkseaton, Northumberland. Age: 34. Ed.: King's Coll., London; some time at Igranic Elect. Co., Bedford.
LAMBERT, Harold. M. I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Hudswell, Clarke & Co., Rly. Foundry, Leeds. Private Address: Laurieston, Headingley Hill, Leeds.
LAMBERTON, John R. D.S.O., M.C., B.Sc., M.I. & S.I. Chairman and Managing Director, Lamberton & Co., Ltd., Coitbridge, Lanarkshire. Private Address: Barlanark, Shettleston. Career: Fettes Coll.; Glasgow Univ. Practical eng. experience in shops in Britain and U.S.A. Served in European War, 1914-18, rank of Major, H.L.I.
LAMERTON, H. B.Sc. (Eng.) Lond., A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. "Koi-Hai," Sandy Road, Norton, Stourbridge. Development Engr., Midland Elect. Corp. for Power Distribution, Ltd., Toll End Road, Tipton, Staffs.
LANCASTER, F. A.M.I.Mech.E., Mem. R.S.G.B. Mytholmbridge House, Thongsbridge, Huddersfield. Chief Machine Tool Designer, David Brown & Sons (Huddersfield) Ltd., Huddersfield. Age: 32.
LANCE, Ernest Solomon. A.M.I.E.E. In business as Electrical Contractor, since 1904, 23 Mostyn Street, Llandudno. Private Address: Gilvan, Vicarage Road, Llandudno. Age: 58. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll.; Johnson & Phillips, Old Charlton, Kent; Shift Engr., Smithfield Market Supply Co., and Brompton and Kensington Electric Supply Co.
LANCHESTER, Frederick W. LI.D., F.R.S., Hon. M.I.Mech.E., Hon.M.I.A.E., A.I.N.A. Consulting Aeronautical Eng. Private Address: Dyott End, Oxford Road, Mosley, Birmingham. Pioneer in aviation; has sat on various Advisory Committees on aeronautics. Books: "Aerial Flight," vol. i, 1907; vol. ii, 1908. Trans. into German by Carl Plunge, and into French by C. Benbit; "Flying Machines from an Engineering Standpoint" 1916; "Aircraft in Warfare" 1916; "Relativity" 1935; "The Theory of Dimensions and its Application for Engineers" 1936; etc., and numerous technical papers, lectures, etc.
LAND, James Edward. A.M.I.E.E. Capt. R.A.O.C. Suppy. Reserves. Asst. Elect. Manager, Thomas Broadbent & Sons, Ltd., Huddersfield. Private Address: "Rylstone," Kaye Lane, Almondbury, Huddersfield.
LANDALE, Stenard E. A. Ph.D., (Cantab.), D.Phil (Oxon), A.M.I.E.E. "Ellersly,, " Murrayfield, Edinburgh. A Managing Director (Eng. and Allied matters), Wm. Younger & Co., Ltd., Abbey Brewery, Edinburgh. Career: Faraday House (Hons. Dipl.); training, (elec.), C. A. Parsons & Co. and Bruce Peebles; 3 years Wireless Research Work, Cambridge; Design Staff, Marconi's Intl. Marine Co., 1930-32; Univ. Demonstrator in Eng. Sc., Oxford, 1932-34.
LANDER, Cecil H. C.B.E., D.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.Inst.P. Professor of Eng., City and Guilds Coll., Exhibition Road, London, S.W.7. Career: Educ.: Manchester Univ. Early experience with Manchester Ship Canal Co., Hopkinsons and Talbot, Heenan and Froude; later acted as Consulting Engr. to various other companies; Lecturer in Eng., Manchester Univ.; Engr., Home Office Humidity Committees, 1910-11 and 1912-13. Served in R.N.V.R. during Great War and received award for service inventions. Asst. to Director of Fuel Research, 1920; Deputy Director, 1922; Director, 1923-31. Present appointment, 1931. Has served on numerous Government committees, including Coal Advisory Committee of Mines Dept. and Safety in Mines Research Board. Was Assessor to the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry in 1925. Has conducted extensive research and made special study of Oil from Coal." Books: "Low Temperature Carbonisation," "Humidity and Ventilation in Cotton Factories"; compiler of Home Office Reports, Fuel Research Reports, etc.
LANE, Francis John. M.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), A.M.I.E.E. (Solomons Scholarship, 1923), (Students Premium, 1926). Asst. Engr., Central Electy. Board, Trafalgar Buildings, 1 Charing Cross. Private Address: "Carlyon," 8 The Windings, Sanderstead Hill, Surrey. Formerly Protective Gear Engr., B.T.H. Co., 1928-31; Asst. Tech. Engr., Central Electy. Board, S.E.E. Area, 1931-34.
LANG, Charles Russell. C.B.E. Whitworth Scholar. Director, G. & J. Weir Ltd., Glasgow. Private Address: 43 Langside Drive, Glasgow. Age: 75. Tech. Ed.: Andersons Coll., Glasgow and Royal Coll. of Sc., London.
LANG, James. M.I.E.S. Director, John Lang & Sons, Ltd., Johnstone. Private Address: Netherby, Johnstone, Renfrewshire.
LANG, Sir William Biggart. Baronet. J.P. M.I.M.E. Chairman of Directors, John Lang & Sons, Ltd., Mary Street, Johnstone. Private Address: The Grange, Johnstone, Scotland. Age: 69. Ed.: Glasgow Tech. Coll.
LANGFIELD, William Thomas. A.M.I.E.E. Mains Supt., Borough of Beckenham Electy. Dept., Town Hall, Beckenham, Kent. Private Address: 106 Ernest Grove, Beckenham. Age: 32. Formerly Asst. Distn. Engr., Borough of Rawtenstall Elect. Dept.; Junior Asst. Mains Engr., City of Hull Electy. Dept.; Asst. Distn. Engr., County Borough of Croydon Electy. Dept. and City of Bath Electy. Dept.
LANGFORD, C. G. A.M. I.Alech.E, M.Inst.Gas E. Director and General Manager, Geo. Glover & Co., Ltd., Ranelagh Works, Royal Avenue, Chelsea, S.W.3.
LANGFORD-JONES, E. A.M.I. Mech.E. Consulting Engr., Braimbridge & Langford-Jones, 359 India Buildings, Liverpool, 2. Age: 35. Career: usual Apprent.; Works Manager; then in practice as Cons. Engr.; recently retired from R.O.A.C., S.R. with rank of Captain. Lecturer for a number of years at Evening Tech. Schools.
LANGLEY, Frank Foster. B.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.Mun. & Cy.E. Second Eng. Asst., Acton Town Council, Municipal Offices, Acton, W.3. Private Address: 97 Lionel Road, Brentford. Age: 31. Career: Wakefield Corp. Waterworks, 192930; City Engr.'s Dept., Corp. of Kingston-upon-Hull, 1930-35.
LANGTON, John Montague Ellis. B.A. (Cantab. ), M. I.Mech.E., Loco.E. Private Address: Tantah, Liphook, Hants. Career: Westminster School; Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Pupil of the late William Dean, Swindon, G.W. Rly., 1897-1900; G.W. Rly., Swindon, 1900-01; North-Eastern Rly., 1901-06; Egyptian State Rlys., 1906; Deputy Chief Mech. Engr., 1920; Chief Mech. Engr., 1925-30.
LANGTON, J. W. B.Sc. (Eng.), M.W.M.A., M.I.Mech.E. 21 Sherbourne Road, Thackley, Bradford. General Manager, Lee & Crabtree Ltd., Shipley, Yorks. Age: 36. 22 years in the Sheet Metal Machinery and Press Work field. Author of Presswork Sections in Handbooks and Reference Books, etc.
LANGTON, Joseph L. M.Sc., M.I.E.E. Chief Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Coll. of Tech., Manchester. Private Address: 4 Longton Avenue, Withington, Manchester, 20. Born: 1877. Career: Manchester Grammar Sch.; Owens Coll.; Victoria Univ., Manchester; 1898-1901, Asst. Lecturer and Demonstrator, Phys. and Elect. Eng., Hartley Coll., Southampton; 1901-03, Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Tech. Inst., Hull; 1903 to date, from Demonstrator to Ch. Lecturer, Manchester. Author of "Electric Arc Lamps," "Electricity in the Textile Industries," etc.
LARCOMBE, F. D. A.M.I.E.E. With Callender's Cable and Construction Co., Ltd., 20 Mount Street, Manchester. Private Address: Genesta, Spring Vale, Wallasey, Cheshire. Age: 52. Career: Pupil, Hastings Corp.; Junior Asst., Yorkshire Elect. Power Co.
LARGE, Hedley. A.M.I.E.E. Borough Elect. Engr., Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington. Private Address: 61 St. Kildas Road, London, N.16. Age: 53. Ed.: Finsbury Tech. Coll., 1901-03; Dep. and Chief Asst. Elect. Engr., Stoke Newington.
LARKE, Sir William James K.B.E., M.I.E.E., F. Inst.F., F.R.S.S., A.M.I.Mech.E. Director, The British Iron and Steel Federation, Steel House, Tothill Street, S.W.1. Private Address: Cray Hill, Sidcup, Kent. Career: Joined B.T.H. Co., 1898. Ministry of Munitions, July, 1915, as a volunteer, th assist in its organisation; Director in the Controlled Establishments Section; devised the Priority of Work Order controlling munitions output; reorganised Badges and Exemptions Section of which he became Director. Director of the Dilution Section; Member of the Hills Committee (skilled day workers' rates); Tech. Adviser to the Secretariat in connection with demobilisation and reconstruction; Chairman of Committee on Utilisation of Surplus War Materials; Chairman of Advisory Committee on Disposal of Mech. Transport; Chairman of Eng. Commission to inspect German factories in the occupied territories; Member of the Co-ordinating (Supply and Demobilisation) Committee. Director-General Raw Materials, 1919-22. Director of National Federation of Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Sept., 1922, which became the British Iron and Steel Federation in April, 1934; Pres., Inst. of Welding, 1938-39; Vice-Pres., Iron and Steel Inst.; Past-Pres. and Fellow of the Inst. of Fuel; Pres. of the Junior Inst. of Engrs., 1936-37; Member and Manager of the Royal Inst.; Member of the Board of the National Physical Laboratory. Sometime Member of Advisory Council to Committee of the Privy Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
LARKIN, Arthur George. M.I. & S.I., M.J.Inst.E. Metallurgist, International Combustion Ltd., Derby. Private Address: 9 Grenfell Avenue, Derby. Formerly with Ransome & Marles Bearing Co., Ltd., Newark; Ascot Motor Co., Ltd., Letchworth; Commer Cars Ltd., Luton.
LARMUTH, R. S. Ashley. M.A. (Cantab.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E. Partner, C. S. Allott & Son, Consulting Engrs., 1 North Parade, St. Mary's Parsonage, Manchester, 3. Private Address: Pym Gate House, Gatley, Cheshire. Age: 36. Apprent., Mather & Platt Ltd. After a period of experimental research in Cambridge went to Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Ltd. (Steam Turbine and Heavy Oil Engine Depts.); became Research and Test Engr. for the Diesel Dept. for both stationary and Marine Engines of various types; joined S. Wright & Co. as Engr. and Asst. Manager. Later, became a Partner with C. S. Allott & Son, Consulting Engrs. Chiefly concerned in the Civil Eng. and Constructional Works for Electy. Generating Stations (Manchester, Salford and other Corporations). Bridges and General Civil and Mech. Eng. practice.
LASH, A. Reeves. A.M.I.E.E. Engr., Cable and Wireless Ltd., Imperial Wireless Station, North Weald, nr. Epping. Private Address: 64 Brooklyn Avenue, Loughton, Essex. Career: Engr.-in-Charge, Calypso Wireless Station, Spitsbergen, 1920-21; Towyn Receiving Station, 1922-23; Engr. in-Charge, Falkland Island Wireless Station, 1923-26; Cia Portuguesa Radio Marconi, Lisbon, 1926-27; Caernavon Wireless Station, 1927-32.
LATHAM, Ashton. A.M.I.E.E. Borough Elect. Engr. and Manager, Mansfield Corp. Electy. Dept., Mansfield. Private Address: "Ashdoran, " Nottingham Road, Mansfield. Age: 38. Career: Southport Corp. Elect. Dept., 1917-26; Electy. Distribution of North Wales & Dist. Ltd., 1926-30; Wolverhampton Corp. Electy. Dept., 1930-35; Blackburn Corp. Electy Dept., 1935-37.
LATHAM, C. M.A. (Hons)., A.M.I.Mech.E. Bowden Hill, Pangbourne, Reading. Deptl. Manager, Pulsometer Eng. Co., Ltd., Reading. Age: 41. Career: Rugby Sch.; 2/5 Hants Reg. and 3rd Kashmir Rifles, 1914-18; King's Coll., Cambridge (Hons. Mech. Sc.); Appren t., Mather & Platt, Ltd., 1921-25; Pulsometer Eng. Co., since 1925.
LATHAM, Ernest. M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.C.G.I., M.Cons.E. Consulting Civil Engr., 36 Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private Address: Beechwood, Haywards Heath, Sussex. Career: 190003, City and Guilds; then on Staff of Eng. Standards Committee. In consulting practice, 1906 to date, with break for war services. As Consulting Engr., responsible for many public works, practically all of a maritime character (harbours, docks, piers, marine surveys, etc.), and a good deal of expert tech. evidence in the Law Courts. Books: "Marine Works," "The Maintenance of Foreshores."
LATHAM, L. S. B.Sc.Tech., A.M.I.Mech.E. Tech. Engr., Heat Transfer Dept., Serck Radiators, Ltd., Warwick. Road, Birmingham, 11. Age: 40, Career: Manchester Grammar Sch. 1910-16; War Service, 1917-19, Pilot, R.F.C. (2nd Lt.) and R.A.F. (Lt.); Coll. of Tech., Manchester, 1919-22; Apprent., 1923-26, and Asst. Tech. Engr., 1926-29, Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day, Ltd.; Tech. Engr., L.A. Mitchell, Ltd., Manchester, 1929-31; Tech. Engr., Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Ltd., Diesel Traction Dept., 1931-36; present appointment, 1936.
LATHAM, William Henry. Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. Member of Assoc. of Shipbuilding and Eng. Draughtsmen's Assoc. Senior Draughtsman, Messrs. Goodall Clayton & Co., Pepper Road, Leeds, 10. Private Address: 2 Parnaby Avenue, Leeds, 10. Age: 62. Career: Draughtsman, W. J. Jenkins, Retford, 1902-03; Dorman Long & Co., 1903; Graham Morton, Leeds, 1904-05; Greenwood & Batley, 1905-07; R. H. Longbotham, Wakefield, 190810; Leech Goodall & Co., Leeds, 1910-11; W. J. Johnson, Leeds, 1915; Goodall Clayton, Leeds, 1916-38. Author of "Foundations," Handbook Publish by A.E.S.D., etc.
LATIMER, K. E. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.C.G.I., D.I.C., M.I.E.E. 22 Manor Hall Avenue, Hendon, London, N.W.4. Via Boscovich 4, Milan. Constg. Engr. Telecommunications, Motion Pictures. Age: 36. Career: Haileybury Coll., 191718; City and Guilds, 1919-22; Internatl. Western Elect. Corp., Internatl. Standard Elect. Corp., Internatl. Telephone and Telegraph Labs., Standard Telephones and Cables, 1922-36; Western Elect. Co., Ltd., 1936-38.
LATIMER-NEEDHAM, Captain C. H. M.Sc. (Eng.), B.Sc., F.R.Ae.S. Managing Director, Luton Aircraft Ltd.; Director, Phoenix Motors, Ltd.; Tech. Adviser, R.F.D. Co., Ltd. Business Address: Phoenix Works, Gerrards Cross, Bucks. Private Address: The Hermitage, Belmont Close, Uxbridge. Career: Univ. Coll., London; Education Officer, R.A.F.; Chairman of Directors, Hertfordshire Newspapers Ltd. Served in France, B.E.F., with R.A.F., also Rhine Army of Occupation. First British Holder of Soaring Pilots Certificate. Member of Council, British Gliding Assoc.; Chairman of Tech. Committee B.G.A., 1930-35. Books: "Sailplanes, their Design, Construction and Pilotage" (Chapman & Hall); "Gliding and Soaring" (Philip Allen); "Aircraft Design" (Chapman & Hall).
LA TOUCHE, J. N. D. M.Inst.C.E. Stokesay, Craven Arms, Salop. Age: 81. Career: Stokesay National Sch.; Ludlow Grammar Sch.; Marlborough; Cooper's Hill; 2 years training, Brighton and South Coast Loco. Workshops, and the Springburn Loco. Works, Glasgow; went to India in 1882; Asst. Loco. Supt. at Nagpur; transferred to Roads and Buildings Branch of P.W.D., 1883; State Rlys. Dept. in same year; worked on construction of Jhansi Manickpur Rly. on survey of Lalitpur Branch; constuction of Bellary Kisfna Rly., Delhi Umballa Rly., appointed Jnr. Cons. Engr.; construction of Bezwada Madras Rly.; Jnr. Cons. Engr., Bombay; construction of Ranighat Rly. and Nagda Muttra Rly.; Jnr. Cons. Engr., Lucknow and Bengal Nagpur Rly.; appointed Snr. Govmt. A a Insp. of Rlys., Bombay; retired at superannuation age (55). Inventor of La Touche's Strainguage for testing stress in members of railway girders under running trains.
LAUGHTON, Francis Eugene. M.C., T.D., F.I.C. Asst. Manager, British Aluminium Co., Ltd., Fort William, Invernessshire. Career: King's Coll. School; King's Coll., London. Colonel, commanded 4th Battn. Q.O. Cameron Highlanders (T.A.); County Commissioner for Boy Scouts, Invernessshire.
LAURIE, G. C. M. Inst.C.E. Heather Mount, Chobham, Woking. Age: 68. Career: Coopers Hill Coll.; Public Works Dept., Punjab, India, 1891-1920.
LAURIE, Kenneth Somerville. M.A.,Cantab., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E. Engr., Tootal Broadhurst Lee Co., Ltd. Business Address: John Walton, of Glossop Ltd., Glossop. Private Address: The Thorns, Hadfield, nr. Manchester. Age: 39. Career: King's Coll., Cambridge; trainee and later Salesman, Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Ltd.
LAVENDER, F. H. R. M.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. "Windycroft," Skipp Lane, Walsall. Managing Director, Voucher Ltd., Engrs., Walsall. Age: 50. Career Birmingham University Research. British Thompson-Houston Co., Ltd., Rugby.
LAW, Alexander H. M.A., B.A.I. (Dublin). M.Inst.C.E. M.I.E.E. Consulting Engr., English Elect. Co., Queen's House, Kingsway, London, W.0. 2. Private Address: Jervis Lodge, Swanmore, Southampton. Career: Apprent., C. A. Parsons & Co.; afterwards Man. Dir.; since 1920 with English Electric Co., recently as Chief Engr. War service R.F.A.
LAW, Edgar Harold. Works Manager, Rolls Razor, Ltd., Cricklewood Broadway, London, N.W.2. Private Address: Sandon, Tudor Close, Kingsbury, N.W.9. Career: Apprent., Thomas Astbury & Sons, Ltd.; managerial positions since 1913 at the following firms: Butler and Spragg, Ltd., Recess Screws, Ltd., Henry Hughes & Sons, Ltd.
LAWES, W. H. B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. Physicist, Record Electrical Co., Broadheath, Altrincham, Cheshire. Private Address: 5 Hornby Road, Stretford, Manchester. Ed.: King's Coll. School and King's Coll., London.
LAWN, James G. C.B.E., Hon. D.Sc., A.R.S.M., M.Inst.M.M. Director and Consulting Engr. in England of Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Co.; also a Director of a number of mining and other companies. 10/11 Austin Friars, London, E.C.3. Private Address: Longacre, Shamley Green, Guildford, Surrey.
LAWRANCE, Walter Francis Charles. A.M.I.E.E. Tech. Representative, Transmitting Division, The Mullard Wireless Service Co., Ltd., 225 Tottenham Court Road. Private Address: 77 Cheyneys Avenue, Canons Park, Edgware, Mddx. Age: 30. Career: Instrument Draughtsman, Evershed and Vignoles Ltd., 1928; Tech. Asst., Mullard Radio Valve Co., London, 1929; Tech. Representative, Tech. Service Dept., Mullard Wireless Service Co., 1931; present position since 1933.
LAWRY, A. V. A.M.C.T., A.M.I.E.E. Control Gear Sales Manager, The Electrical Apparatus Co., Ltd., St. Albans Herts. Age: 34. Career: Christ's Coll., Finchley; Manchester Coll. of Tech.; Apprent., Beyer Peacock & Co., Ltd., Garbon; joined the E.A. Co., Ltd., 1924; held various positions in Tech. Depts. and Managed Manchester Office prior to obtaining present appointment.
LAWS, Bernard C. D.Sc. (Eng.) (London), Dr. es.Sc. (Paris), A.R.C.S. (Physics and Mechanics), F.Inst.P., M.I.N.A. Consulting Naval Architect and Engr. in private practice, 70 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private Address: "Claverton," 60 Cheam Road, Sutton, Surrey. Career: Educ.: H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth; Admiralty Experimental Tank, Haslar; Royal Coll. of Sc. (London), Whitworth Exhibitioner; National Scholar; George Stephenson Gold Medal, Inst. C.E. Apprent., H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth. In charge designing office, Fairfield Co.; Naval Architect, Les Chantiers Navals de Nicolaieff; for many years Examiner in Shipbuilding Subjects, City and Guilds; Examiner to Inst. C.E.; Member of London Mathematical Soc.; formerly Special Surveyor, later Consultant for Research to Lloyd's Register; Consultant to Tungum Alloy Co., Ltd; Consultant to Tungum Sales Co., Ltd. Invented instruments for recording and measuring structural strains. Books: "Answers to Questions in Naval Architecture," "Stability and Equilibrium of Floating Bodies" (translated into Russian).
LAWS, William. M.Sc. (Dunelm), A.M.I.E.E. Head of Dept. of Electrical Eng. and Physics, L.C.C. School of Eng. and Navigation, High Street, Poplar, E.14. Private Address: 149 Shooters Hill Road, Blackheath, S.E.3. Career: Armstrong Coll.; Apprent., Siemens Bros., Dynamo Works, Stafford; Asst. Design Engr., Siemens, 1913/14/19; Design Engr., English Electric Co., Ltd., 1920-28; Head of Dept. of Electrical Eng. and Physics, Rochdale Municipal Tech. School, 1928-30; present appointment 1931 onwards.
LAWSON, R. J. M.I.E.E. "Devonside," Harefield Road, Lochee, Dundee. Asst. Engr., G.P.0. (Retired ). LAWTON, H. F.C.H., M.Inst.C.E. Summercourt, Harbour View Road, Parkstone, Dorset. Age: 60. Career: Coopers Hill; Indian Service of Rly. Engrs.; Retired.
LEA, Edgar Salkeld. J.P., M. I.H.V.E. Partner, Lea & Son, Heating and High Pressure Engrs., Welders, etc., 12 High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire. Private Address: "Wyvern," Moughland Lane, Runcorn. Commenced with firm of Lea & Son, Runcorn, established 1849 by late Richard Lea (Grandfather), continued and extended by his son, late William Edgar Lea, and now continued by Edgar S. Lea and Francis R. Lea (Grandsons of the Founder).
LEA, Frederick Charles. O.B.E., D.Sc. (London), M.Sc. (Birmingham), A.R.C.S., Wh. Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E. (Council), M.I.Min.E., M.I.Struc.E. Consulting Engr., Director of Edgar Allen & Co., Ltd. Address: Wayside, Church Lane, Dore, Sheffield. Career: Apprent., L. & N.W. Rly. Works, Crewe; Asst., Civil Eng. Dept., L. & N.W. Rly.; Chief Asst., Eng. Dept., City and Guilds Coll.; Professor, Civil Eng., Birmingham; Professor of Eng. and Dean of the Faculty of Eng., Sheffield. Books: "Hydraulics," "Elementary Hydraulics," "Hardness of Metals." LEA, Frederick Mackenzie. M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., M.Inst. H. & V.E. Senior Partner in Henry Lea & Son, Consulting Engrs., 158a Edmund Street, Birmingham. Private Address: 3 Barlow's Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Career: Educ.: Private school; public school; Mason Coll., Birmingham; Owen's Coll., Manchester. 5 years in works; practised as a C.E. for the last 35 years.
LEA, James E. B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Lea Recorder Co., Ltd., Recorder House, Cornbrook Park Road, Manchester, 15. Books: "Business in the Boiler House," "Flume Measurement" (Considered in an Un-scientific and Un-orthodox Manner).
LEA, Measham. C.I.E., O.B.E., Wh. Ex., M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., F.R.San.I. Franche Court, nr. Kidderminster. Age: 69. Career: trained L.N.W. Rly., Crewe Works; 1908-31. Chief Engr. and Chief Admin. Officer, Karachi. 15 years Chairman, Indian Dist., Inst.M. & Cy.E.; Pres., Bonibay Eng. Congress; since 1932, C.C. Worcs. Traffic Commr., Midland Area; Mem. Advisory Committee, Unemployed Assistance Bd.; Examiner, Inst.M. & Cy.E., etc.
LEA, N. B.Sc., M.I.E.E. Research Engr., Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Marconi Works, Chelmsford. Career: King Henry VIII Sch., Coventry; Coventry Tech. Institute; Univ. of Birmingham (190913) Spencer Scholar; Maudslay Motor Co., Ltd.; Lea & Francis Ltd.; 1915-19, Lt., R.N.V.R., Capt., R.A.F.; 1919-28, Radio Communication Co., Ltd. (Chief Engr.); Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd. (Tech. Manager); Marconi's Wireless Tel. Co: Ltd. (Chief of Testing Dept.); Research Engr.
LEACH, E. B.Sc. Tech., A.M.I. Mech.E., A.T.I. Denver, Manor Road, Oxley, Wolverhampton. Works Engr., Courtaulds Ltd., Dunstall Hall Works, Wolverhampton. Age: 33. Career: Manchester Grammar School, 1917-22; Coll. of Tech., Manchester, 1922-25; Apprent., Tweedales & Smalley Ltd., Castleton, 1925-27; Experimental Dept., 1927; Courtaulds Ltd., Coventry, Asst. Works Engr., 1927-35; Courtaulds Ltd., Wolverhampton, Works Engr., No.. 2 Unit, 1935 to date.
LEACH, J. W. M.I.E.E. Deputy Chief Engr., Central London Electy., Ltd., 25 Eccleston Place, London, S.W.1. Private Address: Harlestone, The Avenue, Watford, Herts. Career: Apprent., B.T.H. Co., Rugby; London Manager, B.T.H. Co.
LEACH, Robert. A.M.I.E.E. Asst. Manager, Switchgear Dept., Johnson & Phillips Ltd., Charlton, London, S.E.7. Private Address: 47 Belmont Hill, Lewisham, London, S.E.13. Formerly with Ferranti Ltd. and Ferguson & Pailin, Ltd.
LEAN, Arthur Llewelyn. F.I.C.P.A., A.M.I.E.E. Tech. Asst. to Boult, Wade & Tennant, Chartered Patent Agents, 112, Hatton Garden, E.C.1. Private Address: 311, Sydenham Road, Croydon, Surrey. Career: Asst. Elect. Engr., John Davis & Son, Derby; 1906-14, practising as Patent Agent in Berlin; interned at Ruhleben, November, 1914 to March, 1918. Present post since 1918.
LEASK, Group Capt. Kenneth M. St. C. G. M.C., R.A.F., A.M.I. Mech.E. 7 Bungalow, R.A.F. Depot, Uxbridge. Senior Engr. Staff Officer, Headquarters Bomber Command, Royal Air Force. Age: 42. Career: St. Bees Sch.; Victoria Coll., Jersey; Plymouth Tech. Sch.; R.A.F. Sch. of Aeronautical Eng.; London Matriculation, 1914; Commissioned in Army, 1914; joined R.F.C., 1916; Chief Tech. Officer, No. 4 Wing of R.A.F. Sch. of Tech. Training, Halton, 1928-29; Chief Engr. Officer, Aircraft Depot, R.A.F. in India, 1929-32; Snr. Engr. Staff Officer, H.Q., R.A.F. in India, 1933-34; Senior Engr. Staff Officer, H.Q., Air Defence Great Britain, R.A.F., 1935-36.
LE CLERCQ, A. G. M.Inst.C.E., A.K.C., F.R.G.S. Braehead, Sandyhurst Lane, Ashford, Kent. Age: 54. Career: King's Coil., London; training, S. Pearson and Son (C.D.) Ltd.; Asst. Eng., Construction Dorada Extension Rly., Colombia; Engr., Dorada Extension Rly. Co., Ltd.; Engr. for Enquiry on Sudan Irrigation; Chief Eng„, Construction Sennar Dam and Canalization; Chief Engr., Construction Valparaiso Port Works.
LEDSOM, A. M.Eng., A.M.I.E.E. 49 Endowood Lane, Sheffield, 2. Mains Supt., Sheffield Corp. Elect. Dept. Age: 35. Career: Liverpool Univ. (Heavy Current Elect. Eng.); 1925-28, Apprent. B.T.H. Co.; 192831. Tech. Engr., Ferranti Ltd.; 1931-38, Asst. Distribution Engr., Mersey Power Co., Ltd., Runcorn; present appointment, 1938.
LEE, Lt.-Col. Sir A. George. O.B.E., M.C., B.Sc., M.I.E.E. Engr.-in-Chief, General Post Office. Career: Served in war with R.E. and post-war with Royal Corps of Signals (Supplementary Reserve); 1927-28, Chairman, Wireless Section, I.E.E.; 1928 to present, Chairman, Radio Research Board; 1929, Vice-Pres., Inst. of Radio Eng., U.S.A.; 1937-38, Pres., I.E.E.
LEE, Alan. M.A. (Cantab.), A.M.I.E.E. Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Military Coll. of Sc., London, S.E.18. Private Address: 87 Genesta Road, London, S.E.18. Age: 32. Career: I.T. & T. Laboratories, Inc., 1928-30; R.A.F. Education Service, 1930-35.
LEE, Charles Edward. F.R.S.A., C.I.Mar.E., Assoc.Inst.T., M.J.I., A.F.P.W.I. Asst. Editor, "The Railway Gazette," Joint Editor, "The Railway Magazine, " 33 Tothill Street, Westminster, S.W.1. Private Address: 9 Duke's Road, Tavistock Square, W.C.1. Author of "The Blue Riband," "The Evolution of Railways," "The World's First Public Railway," etc., and various papers.
LEE, H. Tomlinson M.I.E.E., M.Mech.E 5 Cromford Way, New Malden, Surrey, S.W.19. Consulting Engr. Career: Wakefield Grammar Sch.; Bradford Tech. Coll.; Wakefield Electy. Works; Chief Elect. Engr., Wimbledon Corp., 1900-22; Cons. Engr., 1922-38.
LEE, John James. A.M.Inst.C.E. Agent on Construction of Fernworthy Reservoir, A. Waddington & Son, Ltd., Civil Eng. Contractors, Fernworthy, Chagford, Devon. Private Address: 3 Maurice Walk, Hampstead N.W.11. Career: Agent, Construction, Finham Sewage Works Extension; Engr., S.5. and S.8 Contracts, West Middlesex Main Drainage Scheme; Asst. Engr., Reconstruction Marble Arch Underground Station; Merton Main Sewer; Overhead Transmission Lines.
LEE, Noel Grattan Williamson. A.M.I.E.E. Chief Electrical Engr., Birmingham Electric Furnaces, Birlec Works, Tyburn Road, Erdington, Birmingham. Private Address: 29 Lyndhurst Road, Erdington, Birmingham. Age: 35. Formerly Electrical Designer, Electric Construction Co., Wolverhampton; Electrical Engr., Brookhirst Switchgear Ltd., Chester.
LEE, Robert. M.I.E.E., A.M.I. Mech.E. Chief Electrical Engr. and Manager, St. Pancras Borough Council, Town Hall, Euston Road, N.W.1. Formerly Borough Elect. Engr., Stockport and St. Helens.
LEES, E. A. A.R.C.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. Stuarton, Park Road, Gt. Barr, Walsall. Snr. Lecturer, responsible for Physics and Elect. Eng. Dept., Handsworth Tech. Coll., Birmingham. Age: 51. Career: Educ.: Royal Coll. of Sc., London, 1904-07; Handsworth Tech. Coll., since 1920.
LEES, S. M.A. (Cantab.), M.Sc. (Birmingham),M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E. Chance Professor of Mech. Eng., Univ. of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Private Address: 28 Kenilworth Road, Ealing, London, W.5. Career: Apprent. in workshops, 190206; Wh. Sch., 1906; education and research at Cambridge; Fellow of St. John's Coll., 1912; Reader in Applied Thermodynamics (Faculty of Tech., Univ. of Manchester), 1913-19. Temporary commission as Engr. -Lt. and Engr. Lt.-Comdr., R.N., during war. Hopkinson Lecturer, Univ. of Cambridge, 1919-29; Consulting Mech. Engr., Silica Gel, Ltd., 1929-31; appointed to Birmingham Univ. in 1931.
LEGAT, Arthur Watson. M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.Str.E. Managing Director, F. A. MacDonald & Partners, 135 Wellington Street, Glasgow.
LEGG, William Gregory. A.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Senior Eng. Asst., Staffordshire County Council, County Buildings, Stafford. Private Address: 4 The Crescent, Walton, Stafford. Age: 28. Career: Junior Eng. Asst., Surrey C.C., 1930-31; Eng. Asst., Carmarthenshire C.C., 1931-34; Highways Asst., Guildford B.C., 1934-35; Senior Eng. Asst., Bucks. C.C., 1935-37.
LEGGETT, Arthur. M.B.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Chairman and Managing Director, E. R. & F. Turner, Ltd., Quadling Street, Ipswich. Private Address: The Firs, 235 Felixstowe Road, Ipswich. Whole career as Mech. Engr.
LEGGOTT, Capt. Thos. G. M.I.Mech.E. "Woodstock," Swanland, E. Yorks. Asst. Works Mgr., Reckitt & Colman Ltd., Kingston Works, Hull. Career: Hull Tech. Coll.; Apprent., C. D. Holmes & Co.; Marine Engr., W. H. Cockerline & Co., Hull; Chief Draughtsman, Reckitt & Son. During War, R.E. Officer, Field Co.; R. Tank Corps., B.E.F., O.C. Sawmills, Adjt., Central Workshops, Battn. Engr., Instructor, H.Q. Sch. Past Pres., Hull Chem. and Eng. Soc.
LE GRAND, J. P. M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.G.S. Joint Managing Director, Le Grand, Sutcliff & Gell Ltd., Southall, Mddx Tech. Ed.: Univ. of London. Special Commission on Water Supplies. Salonica Army, 1917-18.
LEICESTER, H. Lionel. Major (Reserve of Officers) Royal Engineers. A.C.G.I., A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., M.S. Wales Inst.E. Representative, George Kent Ltd., 199 High Holborn, London, W.C.1. Private Address: The Ingle, Cedar Grove, Weybridge, Surrey. Career: City and Guilds; Asst. Engr., Beira Mashonaland and Rhodesia Rlys., S. Rhodesia.
LEIGH, B. A.M. I.E.E. Selling Engr., Traction Bureau, Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Ltd., 1 Kingsway, London, W.C.2.
LEIGH, H. B.Sc. (Eng.) Hons., A.M.I.E.E. 25 Wickham Chase, West Wickham, Kent. Engr., Post Office. Age: 32. Career: 1924-26, Student Engr., Siemens Bros.; 1926 to date, with P.O. 1935 to date, Asst. Editor, Post Office Electrical Engrs.' Journal.
LEISHMAN, Major George A. B. M.C., M.I.E.E. Elect. Engr., Southern Area, L.M.S. Rly., Stonebridge Park Power Station, L.M.S. Rly., Wembley, Mddx. Age: 45. Career: Marlborough; Faraday House (Silver Medal and Hons.); G.E. Co. Inc., Schenectady, U.S.A., 1913-14; Regular Commission R.F.A.; 1914-20, service in France, Macedonia, South Russia and Turkey. Twice mentioned in despatches, transferred to Reserve of Officers R.A., 1920; joined L. & N.W. Rly., 1920 as Jnr. Asst.; subsequently in the L.M.S. Rly. as Traction Asst. to Elect. Engr.; Traction Asst. and Engr., Southern Electrified Lines (L.M.S. Rly.) and present appointment.
LEITCH, A. B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E. 65 Bath Street, Glasgow. Partner, Leitch & Sharpe, Cons. Civil Engrs., 65 Bath Street, Glasgow. Age: 63. Career: Apprent., Kyle Dennison & Frew, Civil Engrs. and Land Surveyors in Glasgow (5 years); Glasgow Univ., 1897-1900; Contractor's Engr., Robert McAlpine & Sons, 1900-1904; Lecturer in surveying etc., in Liverpool Univ., 1904 and 1905; began business on own account, 1906, in Glasgow; 1914-18, War Service in Cheshire Field Co.'s R.E.T.F. retiring with rank of Major.
LEITCH, William Orr. M.Inst. C.E., F.R.S.E. Private Address: 1 Gordon Terrace, Edinburgh, 9. Formerly Chief Engr. and General Manager, Chinese Govmt. Rlys.
LEITH, Percival A. R. M.Inst.C.E. Chief Engr., Tees Conservancy Commission, Middlesbrough. Private Address: 6 Cornfield Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough. Career: Educ.: Robert Gordon's Coll., Aberdeen. 1905-11, Pupil of R. Gordon Nicol, M.Inst.C.E., Harbour Engr., Aberdeen; 1911-13, Contractors' Engr. on Tyneside; 1913-14, Eng. Asst., Admiralty, Rosyth Dockyard and at Cromarty Firth; 1914-26, Civil Engr. to Smith's Dock Co., Ltd., North and South Shields; 1926, appointed to present position.
LEIVESLEY, Herbert G. M.I.Mar. E., A.M.I.E.E. With Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester.
LELAND, Colonel Francis William George. C.B.E., D.S.O., B.A. (T.C.D.), A.M.I.Mech.E. Private Address: Ballinderry, Lee-on-Solent. Age: 61. Career: With R.A.S.C. from 1900, and also 2 M.T. Courses, also with London General Omnibus Co.; Served with M.T. Units to just prior to 1914 (August) from 1908. Insp. of subsidised M.T., 1914; Chief Insp., M.T., France, 1915; A.D.T. for M.T., Mesopotamia, 1916-17; D.D.T. for M.T. Mesopotamia, 1918-19; A.D.S.T., Eastern Command, 1928-31. Books: "With the M.T. in Mesopotamia. "
LE MAISTRE, C. C.B.E., Kt. Com. (2nd Class), Order of the Vasa (Sweden), F.C.G.I., M.I.E.E., A.M. Inst.C.E., etc. Director, British Standards Institution, 28 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. General Sec., International Electrotechnical Commission.
LE MASURIER, James. C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A. Consulting Engr. and Naval Architect, Le Masurier & Co., Corn Exchange Buildings, Seething Lane, London, E.C.3. Private Address: 8 Britannia Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. Career: Surveyor to Bureau Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd and New York Shipping Conference, etc.; Assessor and Expert on Marine Salvage, Collision and Damage Cases; has directed various salvage, dredging and reclamation operations; in command of 41st Co. R.E., 1914-16 (mentioned in despatches); 1919, Director Small Craft Disposal Dept., under Shipping Controller; Controller Small Craft under Disposal Board, M. of M.; British Tech. Expert on Allied River Shipping Bureau, Reparation Commission, Paris.
LE MESURIER, L. J. Consulting Engr., Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Britannic House, Finsbury Circus London, E.C.2. Private Address: 36 Monarch Court, Lyttleton Road, London, N.2. Career: Commenced as Engr. Officer in R.N., and later transferred to Armstrong Whitworth, Newcastle-on-Tyne, where he was in charge of Diesel Dept., constructing machinery for submarines. Spent some years with Sulzers during the development of their marine engines.
LEMMY, Raymond. M.I. & S.I., M.Inst.Met. Member of Editorial Staff, The Illustrated Weekly Journal, "Engineering," 35 & 36 Bedford Street, Strand, London, W.0.2. Private Address: 16 Ardgowan Road, S.E.6. Career: Educ.: Roan School, Greenwich; Univ. of London, Goldsmiths' Coll., Univ. of Sheffield. 1912-14, at Iron and Steelworks of Schneider et Cie, Le Creusot (Saone et Loire), France; 1914-25, on Tech. Staff of H.M. Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Sheffield; 1925 to Present Date with "Engineering."
LEMON, E. O. B.Sc., A.M. I. E.E. 6 Friern Watch Avenue, London, N.12. Sales Manager, Central London Electy. Ltd. Career: Northampton Eng. Coll.; Tech. Training, B.T.H. Co., Rugby.
LENAGHAN, Henry P. A.M.I. Mar.E. "Glencree," Cyprus Gardens, Belfast. Engr. Surveyor, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. Age: 31. Career: Mun. Coll. of Tech., Belfast; Apprent., Workman Clark & Co.; Surveyor, Brit. Corp. Register of Shipping, Glasgow; Asst. Supt., Ulster S.S. Co., Ltd.
LENEY, Michael Charles, Assoc. M.Inst.C.E. Trunk Road Engr., Wilts. County Council, Trowbridge, Wilts. Private Address: 18 The Croft, Trowbridge, Wilts. Age: 29. Eng. Asst., West Sussex C.C., 1928-33; Divisional Surveyor, Wilts C:C., 1933-38.
LENNOX, E. A. B.Sc., Dipl. R.T.C. Elect. Engr., S.E.E. Dept., H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth. Age: 37. Career: Dumfries Academy; Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Apprent., British Thomson Houston Co., Ltd.
LENNOX, E. C. M.I.E.E. Frimley, Kells Lane North, Low Fell, Gateshead-on-Tyne. Deputy Engr., Lighting and Heating Dept., NorthEastern Elect. Supply Co., Ltd., Carliol House, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Age: 40. Career: joined Newcastleon-Tyne Electric Supply Co., Ltd. in Jan., 1914; served in Construction and Lighting and Heating Depts.; Consumers' Engr. and Street Lighting Specialist. Pres., Assoc. of Public Lighting Engrs., 1936-37.
LEONARD, Lionel Douglas. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I. Struct.E. Elect. Engr. and Manager, Formby Urban Dist. Council, Formby, Lancs. Private Address: Oakdene, Barkfield, nr. Formby.
LE PLA, F. R. A.M.I.Mar.E. 1st Class Board of Trade Certificate (Motor). Repairs and Maintenance Engr., Sheffield Corp. Electy. Dept., Neepsend Power Station, Sheffield, 6. Private Address: "Millendreath, " Worrall, nr. Sheffield. Age: 30. Career: Vickers Boiler Co., Ltd., Draughtsman and Testing Engr., 1927-30; Furness, Withy & Co., Ltd., sea-going Engr., latterly Junior 3rd Engr., 1930-35; Illinois Stoker and Combustion Co., 1936.
LESLEY, Frank H. M.Inst. Mar.E., M.Inst.Fuel, F.R.S.A. Fuel Engr., City of Birmingham, Gas Dept., Edmund Street, Birmingham, 3. Private Address: 71 Bibury Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, 28.
LESLIE, Capt. G. H. B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. The Hermitage, Hampton Hill, Mddx. Inspector of Schools, L.C.C.; formerly Instructor in Elect. Sc., Royal Military Coll., Sandhurst.
LESSING, R. Ph.D., F.I.C., F. Inst.F., M.I. Chem.E., M.Inst.Gas E., M.Inst.Pet., M.I.Min.E. Consulting Chemist and Chemical Engr., 50 Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 3 Thorney Court, London, W.B. Career: Grad. at Munich Univ. (under Von Baeyer, Willstaetter,, Roentgen); Research student, Manchester Univ., under W. H. Perkin. Late Chief Research Chemist, Gas Light & Coke Co.; Chemist and Engr., Mond Nickel Co.; since 1907, Consulting Chemist and Chem. Engr.; researches on coal and coal products. Coal Preparation, Flue Gas Cleaning. Member of Councils of B.S.I., Inst. of Fuel, Faraday Soc.; on Board of Visitors of Royal Inst.; Chairman of London Section, Soc. of Chem. Ind.; British Nat. Comm. World Power Conference; ' Founder Member of Atmospheric Pollution C 'tee, and of Inst. of Fuel; Scientific Adviser, Nuffield Trust for Special Areas. Hon. Sec. Coal Research Club. Book: "The Conversion of Coal into Oil. " Jt. Editor "Fuel in Science and Practice."
LEVESLEY, Arthur. Major, R.A.O.C. (T.A.), M.C., A.M.I. Mech.E. Asst. to Managing Director, Hopkinsons Ltd., Britannia Works, Huddersfield. Private Address: Lane House, Honley, nr. Huddersfield.
LEVETT, John Victor. A.M.I. E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Chief Elect. Engr., Thomas Broadbent & Sons, Ltd., Central Iron Works, Huddersfield. Private Address: "Alipur," Cressfield Road, Lindley, Huddersfield. Age: 50. Career: Bridlington Eng. Coll.; Huddersfield Tech. Coll.; Training, Thos. Broadbent & Sons, Huddersfield; Studebaker Ltd., London; Aeronautical Inspection Directorate; Webber Engines Ltd., Guildford; A.C. Cars, Thames Ditton. Mechanical and Electrical Engr. during the erection of the Memorial Bridge at Bangkok, Siam; Chief Elect. Engr. on the Tees Direct Lift Bridge, Middlesbrough. (Heaviest in the World). Patentee of Automatic Electric Hydro Extractor.
LEVIN, Isaac. B.Eng. (Liverpool), B.Sc. (London), M. Inst.0.E., M. I. Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E., M.Inst.W. Director, T. C. Jones & Co., Ltd., Structural Engrs., 95 Wood Lane, London, W.12. Private Address: "Nethercote," Arundel Avenue, Sanderstead, Surrey. Age: 44. Ed.: Liverpool Univ.
LEVY, Donald M. D.Sc. (Birmingham). Assoc.R.S.M., M. I nst.Met., M.I. & S.I. On Tech. Staff, Rio Tinto Co., Ltd. Business Address: 11 Old Jewry, London, E.C.2. Private Address: `Wilsdon," 41 Rutherwyke Close, Ewell, Surrey. Career: Royal Sch. of Mines, London; Asst. Lecturer in Metallurgy, Univ. of Birmingham; Chemist and Mineralogist, St. John del Rey Mining Co., Ltd., Morro Velho Mines, Brazil. Books: "Lectures on Modern Copper Smelting" (Griffin's Metallurgical Series).
LEWIS, A. Wilfrid. M.Inst.C.E., M.Cons.E. Partner, Lewis & Lewis, 15 Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 31 Elwill Way, Beckenham, Kent. Career: Blackheath School, Central Tech. Coll. Pupil of James Mansergh, F.R.S.; Resident Engr., Carlisle Water Supply, 1904-09; Chief Asst. to W. T. Douglass, M.Inst.C.E., 1910-13; Partner, Douglass Lewis & Douglass (firm's name subsequently changed to Lewis & Lewis) since 1913. Principally engaged since 1910 on sea defence works, fishing harbours, lifeboat houses and slipways.
LEWIS, Basil Eugene. B.Sc. (1st Class Hons.), Civil Eng., Birmingham, Assoc. M. I nst.C.E., M.Mun. & Cy.E. Chief Asst., Bridges Dept., Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Private Address: Sherwood Darras Road, Ponteland, Northumberland. Age: 35.. Career: Birmingham Univ., 1920-24 (Fac. of Sc. Ex.); Res. Engr., Rolfe Bridge, Smethwick, 1924-25; Draughtsman, L.M.S. Rly., Crewe, 1925; Eng. Asst., Barking Corp., 1925-29; Senior Eng. Asst., Roads and Bridges, Northumberland C.C., 1929-37.
LEWIS, C. L. A.M. I.E.E. "Rozel," Torridge, Plympton, Devon. Elect. Engr., Plympton St. Mary R.D.C., Devon. Age: 53. Career: Monmouth Grammar Sch.; Newport Tech. Sch.; training, Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Co.; Elect. Engr., Ebbw Vale S., I. and C. Co., 23 years; Chief Elect. Engr., Ogmore and Garw U.D.C., Glam., 2 years; Chief Elect. Engr., Plympton St. Mary R.D.C., 11 years.
LEWIS, Engr. Lt. Comdr. J. R.N. (retd. ), A.M. I.Mech.E. Power Station Supt., Amalgamated Anthracite Colls., Ltd., Great Mountain Coll., Tumble, Llanelly.
LEWIS, James Roe. Assoc. M.Inst.C.E. On Eng. Staff of the Asiatic Petroleum Co., Ltd., St. Helens Court, London, E C.3.
LEWIS, Joseph Edward. A.M. Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy. E., M.T.P.I., M.R.San.I. Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Sunderland County Borough Council. Private Address: Thorncliffe, Beresford Park, Sunderland. Age: 44. Career: Articled Pupilage, 1911-14; 1914-19, 1st Batt. Monmouthshire Regt.; 191924, Asst. Engr., Ebbw Vale U.D. Council; 1924-29, Chief Asst., Highways Dept., Leicester; 1929-35, Deputy City Engr. and Surveyor, Leicester.
LEWIS, Lewis Holme. M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Past Pres., Inst. W.E. Engineer, Haweswater Scheme, Manchester Corp., Town Hall, Manchester.. Private Address: Rivermeade, Oaker Avenue, West Didsbury, Manchester. Career: 1882-87, Chester School of Sc., and private tutors; articled to Hydraulic Eng. Co., Ltd., Chester. Lecturer, Chester School of Sc., on Mathematics, Applied Mechanics, Steam and Hydraulics; 1888-95, Engr. and Branch Manager, Hydraulic Eng. Co., Ltd.; 1895-1931, Engr. and Manager, Manchester Corp. Hydraulic Power Supply Undertaking; 1915-31, Engr., Manchester Corp. Waterworks Undertaking—responsible for the construction of a line of pipes (54 inches diameter) from Thirlmere to Manchester, for the construction of the Heaton Park Service Reservoir (550 million gallons capacity), and for the construction of the first instalment of the Haweswater Scheme; 1931 to date, Consulting Engr. for the construction of the first instalment of the Haweswater Scheme.
LEWIS, Norman William James. Ph.D. (Eng.) Lond., A.M.I.E.E. Transmission and Lines Branch,. Engr.-in-Chief 's Office, G. P.O. Private Address: 57 Basing Hill, Golders Green, London, N.W.11. Age: 30.
LEWIS, Philip S. Ph.D., B.Sc., F.I.C., M.W.M.A., M.S.Chem.I., M.Inst.Met. "Delamere," St. Andrews Road, Avonmouth. Works Manager, National Smelting Co., Ltd., Avonmouth. Age: 34. Career: Liverpool Univ., Head of Research Dept., National Smelting Co.
LEWIS, Robert Stanley. M.I. Mech.E. Chief Engr., Ransomes & Rapier Ltd., Waterside Works, Ipswich. Private Address: 10 Constitution Hill, Ipswich. Age: 63 Career: Liverpool Institute; Liverpool School of Sc. and Tech.; Apprent., Dunlop Bell & Co., Liverpool; Joseph Adamson & Son, Hyde, Crane Specialist. Has invented and patented various. mech. devices.
LEWIS, Sidney C. M.Inst.C.E., M.Cons.E. Partner, Lewis and Lewis, 15 Victoria. Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 3 Hope Park, Bromley, Kent. Career: Blackheath Proprietary School; Owen's Coll. (Manchester) Evening Classes. Pupil of Beyer Peacock & Co., Gorton Foundry, (1884-86), and of James. Mansergh, F.R.S., P. -P. Inst.C.E. (1886-88); for 33 years connected with James Mansergh and the firm of James Mansergh & Sons, and engaged upon many waterworks and sewerage schemes; since 1919, Partner in Lewis. and Lewis, Consulting Engrs. to the Royal National Lifeboat Inst., several harbour authorities, Chinese Maritime Customs, etc.
LEWIS, W. H. A.M. I.Mech.E. Briardene, Newbridge Crescent, Wolverhampton. Managing Director, Thomas Perry & Son, Ltd., Bilston. Age: 42. Pres., Staffordshire Iron and Steel Inst., 1938-39.
LEWIS, William Harold. A.M.I. Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E. Engr. Surveyor, British Engine, Boiler and Elect. Insurance Co., Ltd., 30 Windsor Place, Cardiff. Private Address: "Larchmore," St. Isan Road, Heath, Cardiff. Age: 47. Career: Monmouth Sch.; Sunderland Tech. Coll.; Apprent., Geo. Clark Ltd., Marine Engrs.; 1912-14, Engr., Johnston Line, Liverpool; 1914-19, Engr., Royal Navy; 1920-33, Inspecting Engr., Manchester Steam Users' Assoc., in Clyde Area and Abroad, Supervising Manufacture of Boiler Plant for Battersea Power Station, Clarence Dock, Liverpool, Portishead Power Station, Calcutta Power Station, Victoria Falls Power Cos., etc. City and Guilds Bronze Medal for Boiler Work, 1912.
LEWIS, William Kennedy. B.Sc. (Hons.) Civil Eng., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Assoc.M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., Assoc.M.Inst.W.E. Snr. Eng. Asst. (First Class), City Engr.'s Dept., Aberdeen. Private Address: 42 Morningside Avenue, Aberdeen. Age: 28. Career: Glasgow Univ.; Glasgow-Edinburgh Road 1928-30; Callander Water Works, 1930-33; A. M. Carmichael, Public Works Contractor, 1933-35; Res. Engr., Lower Annandale Water Dist., Dumfries 1935-37; City of Aberdeen, 1937.
LIDDIARD, Edwin A. G. M.A. (Cantab.), M.Inst.M. "Studley," Bishops Down Park, Tunbridge Wells. Asst. Research Supt., British Non-ferrous Metals Research Assoc., Regnart Buildings, Euston Street, London, N.W.1. Age: 35. Career: Sheffield Univ.; Gonville & Caius Coll., Cambridge; Lab. Asst., Cammell, Laird & Co.; Research Metallurgist, I.C.I. (Fertilizers) Ltd., 1928-32; Asst. Development Officer, B.N-F.M.R.A., 193237.
LIEBERG, O. S. A.M.I.E.E. Director, Hewitt Eng. Co., Ltd., 39 Victoria Street, S.W.1., London. Age: 42. Career: Collyers Sch., Horsham; Chicago Univ., Ill.; training, Western Elect. Co., Chicago.
LIBBIS, G. Hilder. Assoc.M.Inst. C.E Consulting Engr. Address: "Withycombe, " Convent Road, Sidmouth. Age: 75. Career: Articled to a Civil Engr.; Engr. in Charge of Public Works: Railways, Docks, Sea Defences, etc.
LIEBERT, Henry Anton Emil. M.I.Mech.E. Consulting Engr. to John Holroyd & Co., Milnrow, Lancs. Private Address: 1 Darlington Road, Withington, Manchester. Career: 1879, Apprent., Beyer, Peacock & Co.; 1884-87, studying at Dresden, and in Amber Works in East Prussia; 1887, joined the firm of John Holroyd, then making small dress-making machines; there he has pioneered the development of machine tools of all kinds, catering in turn for the cycle, textile, rly. and motor industries; he was the inventor (in 1897) of the thread milling machine (the first machine to be placed in the South Kensington Museum).
LIGHTBAND, Denis Adrian. B.E. (N.Z.), M.Sc. (Pittsburgh), A.M.I. E.E., M.A.I.E.E. Traction Motor Design Engr., English Elect. Co., Ltd., Bradford. Private Address: 18 Eaton Road, Ilkley, Yorks. Age: 37. Career: Univs. of N. Zealand and Pittsburgh; Student and later Traction Motor Design Eng., Westinghouse E. & M. Co., Pittsburgh, 1925-32; present post, 1932.
LIGHTBOWN, John. A.M.I.E.E.. Chief Asst., Nuneaton Corp. Electy. Dept., Council House, Nuneaton. Private Address: Church View, Vicarage Street, Nuneaton. Age: 32. Previously Junior Asst., Blackburn Corp. Elect. Dept.; Asst. Mains Engr., Salford City Elect. Dept.; Tech. Asst., Cheltenham Corp. Elect. Dept.
LILLY, J. S. A.M.I.E.E. 37 Johnstone Avenue, Dundee. Engr. Surveyor, British Engine, Boiler and Electrical Insurance Co., Ltd., Manchester. Age: 52. Educ. completed at the Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow.
LILWALL, W. P. A.M.I.E.E. Borough Elect. Engr., Fleetwood Corp., Electy. Works, Copse Road, Fleetwood. Age: 53. Career: Pupil, Stretford U.D.C.; Improver, British Westinghouse; Shift Engr., Warwick and Leamington E.S. Co.; Charge Engr., Scottish Central Power Co., Bonnybridge Generating Station; Chief Asst. Engr., Kettering U.D.C., 1908-19.
LIMB, Maurice Henry. Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., Registered Architect. Eng. Asst., Bradford Corp. (City Engr.'s Dept.), Town Hall, Bradford. Private Address: Mytholmes, Allerton, Bradford. Age: 40. Career: Bradford Tech. Coll.; Articled Pupil to Engr. and Surveyor, Bingley U.D.C. First Engr. Asst., Scarborough Corp.; Asst. Surveyor, Bingley U.D.C.
LINDLEY, Edward Searles. B.A. (Cantab.). Private Address: Wortley House, Wotton-under-Edge, Glos. Career: Indian Public Works Dept., Punjab Irrigation Branch (now retired).
LINDSAY, A. M.I.E.E. Elect. Engr. and Contractor, 173 Bath Street, Glasgow. Training, Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow.
LINDSAY, Frank Eades. A.M.I. Mech.E. Chief Asst. Tool Designer, The Austin Motor Co., Ltd., Longbridge, Birmingham. Private Address: 58 Quarry Lane, Northfield, Birmingham. Career: Battersea Polytechnic; Apprent., Consolidated Eng. Co., Ltd., Slough; Draughtsman, Clark & Standfield, Westminster, 1901-04; D. Napier & Sons, Acton, 1905-09; Cadbury Bros., Ltd., Engr. 's Office, Exp. Dept., 1909-16.
LINDSAY, Gordon S. A.M.Inst. C.E. Partner, Carrick Howat & Lindsay, 121 West George Street, Glasgow, C.2. Private Address: 7 Riccartsbar Avenue, Paisley. Inventor of Lindsay's Patent Surface Fabric.
LINDSAY, James. A.M.Inst.C.E. Civil Eng. Asst., Bedfordshire County Council, Shire Hall, Bedford. Private Address: 173 Hurst Grove, Bedford. Age: 28. Formerly Asst. Engr., Dumbartonshire C.C. and West Riding of Yorks C.C.
LINDSAY-WATSON, W. A. Lt. Comdr. R.N. (retd.). A.M.I.E.E. Adjutant, R.A.F., Acklington, Northumberland. Age: 35. Ed.: R.N.C., Osborne and Dartmouth; qualified as Torpedo Officer, R.N., 1930.
LINEBAUGH, John E. Capt. U.S.A. (Res.), S.B. in Eng. Administration, A.M.I.Mech.E., M.A.S.M.E., M.A.S.R.E., M.S.A.M.E., M.B.A.R. Eng. Director and Chief Engr., Frigidaire Ltd., Edgware Road, The Hyde, Hendon, N.W.9. Private Address: "Strathmore, " Hodford Road, Golders Green, N.W.11. Age: 35. Ed.: Massachussetts Inst. of Tech., thereafter with Frigidaire Corp., Dayton, Ohio.
LINFORD, Albert Louis. Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., Assoc.M.Inst.Struct.E. In Private Practice, 36 Market Street, Tamworth, Staffs. Private Address: "Hatherton," Comberford Road, Tamworth. Age: 38.
LINFORD, Alexander. B.Sc. (Lond.), A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M. Inst.W.E. " Lyndale " Capron Road, Leagrave, Beds. Hydraulic Engr., Geo. Kent., Ltd., Luton, and Cons. Engr., Sharman Eng. Co., Ltd., Hitchin (Sharlyn Water Softeners). Educ., King's Coll., London.
LINSELL, Alfred Aubyn. A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E. Engr., Patent Dept., Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Electra House, Victoria Embankment, W.C.2. Private Address: 55 Crystal Palace Park Road, S.E.26. Age: 46. Ed.: City and Guilds (Eng.) Coll. Lieut., R.N.V.R., 1915-18.
LINSELL, Frederick Albert. M.C., Area Engr., Post Office Eng. Dept., Telephone House, Bradford, Yorks. Private Address: 5 Cleveland Road, Bradford, Yorks. Age: 58. P.O. Career from Sub. Engr., 1907.
LINTON, J. A.H.W.C., A.M.I.E.E. Chief Asst., Corp. Electy. Dept., London Road, Southend-on-Sea. Age: 36. Apprent., King & Co., Leith Elect. Works, N.B.; Asst. Dist. Engr., Operation Dept., Yorks Elect. Power Co.; Dist. Engr., Operation Dept., Yorks. Elect. Power Co.; Contracts Eng., Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd., Southampton; Mains Engr., County Borough of Southend-on-Sea Elect. Dept.
LINTOTT, G. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.E.E. 7 Ludlow Road, Sunderland. Lecturer in Elect. Eng., The Tech. Coll., Sunderland. Age: 40-7 Career: 'Ed., Varndean 'Secondary Sch. for Boys, Brighton; Tech. Coll., Brighton; War Service, 1917-19, Grenadier Guards and R.E.; Tech. Engr., Allen West & Co., Ltd., Brighton, 1919 up to 1925; present appointment, 1925.
LIPMAN, C. L. A.M.I.E.E. Chief Tech. Engr., Nalder Bros. & Thompson, Ltd., 97 Dalston Lane, London E.8. Private Address: 9 Stamford Grove East, London, N.16. Diploma of Eng., King's Coll., London. Patentee of "Power Factor Meters," "Synchroscopes," "Frequency Meters," "Precision Induction Type Instruments," "Protective Relays," "Moving Coil Instruments," etc.
LISSENDEN, Percival Horace. D.F.H., A.M.I.E.E. Regional Supervisor, Westinghouse Elect. International Co., 2 Norfolk Street, Strand, London, W.C.2. Private Address: 22 Old Park Road, Pa lmers Green, N.13. Age: 37. Career: Faraday House; Estimator, Bruce, Peebles & Co., Edinburgh; Junior Charge Engr., Slough & Datchet E.S. Co.
LISTER, J. E. A.M. I.Mech.E., A.M.Inst.C.E., Wh. Ex., Capt. I.O.M. late R.A.O.C. 82 Ducks Hill, Northwood, Mddx. Snr. Engr., The Sturtevant Eng. Co., Ltd., 147 Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.4. Age: 57. Career: Sheffield Royal Grammar Sch.; Sheffield Univ. Coll.; Leeds Univ.; Apprent. Doncaster Loco. Works, G.N. Rly.; Draughtsman, afterwards Asst. to Managing Director and Joint General Manager, W. J. Jenkins & Co., Ltd., Retford, Notts; Office]. in Charge of Ordnance Mobile Workshops during the War; Engr. with Sturlevant Eng. Co., Ltd., since 1919. Designed Ventilation Fans for Mersey Tunnel. Author of "Screening and Grading of Materials," "Theory of Combustion," "Mechanical Draught" etc.
LISTER, Col. James F. C.M.G., T.D., R.E., M.I.E.E. Lincoln's Inn Chambers, 40-43 Chancery Lane, W.C.2. Director of Spencer (Melksham) Ltd.
LISTER, Samuel William. M.A. (Cantab.), B.Sc. (Lond.), A.M.I. Mech.E. Works Manager, Lister Bros., Ltd., Nightingale Vale, Woolwich London, S.E.18. Private Address: Wildcroft, Chislehurst, Kent. Age: 31. Apprent., Fraser & Chalmers, Erith; and Harland & Wolff, Belfast.
LISTER, William W. A.M. I. Mech.E. 17 Beckway Road, Norbury Hill, London, S.W.16. Managing Director, Crosby Eng. Co., Boro, London, S.E.1. Age: 54. Career: Redd itch Tech. Sch.; Borough Polytechnic; Northampton Inst.; Apprent., 8 years, Enfield Cycle and Autocar Co., Ltd.; 2 years Designer of motor vehicles, C. Lloyd and d 'Erlanger Ltd.; 5 years Designer and Works Manager, Walker & Co., Ltd. (Canning Machinery); 12 years Partner and 13 years Managing Director, Crosoy Eng. Co. (steam turbines, paper-coating machinery, etc.). Inventions: dustproof bearings, Slitting attachment for use with paper waxing or coating machinery; cam lock wire, rope clip, etc.
LITHGOW, Colonel Sir James. Bt., M.C., T.D., D.L., J.P., M.I.E.S. (Life Member). Chairman and Managing Director, Lithgows, Ltd., Kingston Shipbuilding Yard, Port Glasgow.
LITTLE, Neil Campbell. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E., F.I.S.E. Chief Asst., Messrs. A. P. I. Cotterell & Son, 54 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.1. Private Address: "Alderbury," Woodcote Road, Wallington, Surrey. Training: Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Messrs. Crouch & Hogg, Chartered C.E., Glasgow.
LITTLE, Stanley Ronald. B.Sc. (Eng.) London, A.M.Inst.C.E., M. Inst.M. & Cy. E. City Engr. and Surveyor and Waterworks Engr., Salisbury. Private Address: "Legion's Way,' Old Castle Road, Salisbury. Age: 44. Career: External Student, London Univ.; concurrently, Articled Pupilage, Asst. Civil Engr., Dept. C.E.-in-C., Admiralty, 7 years; Chief Asst., later Deputy Borough Engr., County Borough of Ipswich, 10 years. War Service, 1914-18, Royal Engineers.
LIVERMORE, Frank Alfred William. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I. A.E. Chief Eng,r., Midland Motor Cylinder Co., Ltd., "Birmid" Works, Dartmouth Road, Smethwick. Private Address: 637 Walsall Road, Great Barr, Birmingham. Age: 38. Formerly Chief Engr., John Cashmore Ltd.; Works Engr., Morris Commercial Cars Ltd., Adderley Park; Asst. to Chief Engr., Birmingham Metal & Munitions Co., Ltd. Lieut., R.E. (R.).
LIVESEY, H. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M. I.Chem.E. _Hambledon, Cherry Tree Hill, Chaddesden, Derby. Resident Engr., British Celanese Ltd., Spondon, Derbyshire. Age: 38.
LIVSEY, Harold. M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, E. Green & Son, Ltd., Economiser Works, Wakefield. Private Address: Thornhill House, Walton, Wakefield. Previously Director and General Manager of John Fowler & Co. (Leeds) Ltd.
LLOYD, C. E. C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E. Netherton Iron Works, Dudley, Worcs. Chairman, N. Hingley & Sons, Ltd., Dudley; also Chairman, Lloyds British Testing Co., Ltd.; Director, G.W.R., Associated Elect. Industries Ltd., etc. Age: 61.
LLOYD, Charles Frederick. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.C.T. Chief Engr., Moore & George, Ltd., Research Laboratory, Whyteleafe, Surrey. Private Address: Woodbank, Salmons Lane, Whyteleafe, Surrey. Age: 42. Ed.: Manchester Coll. of Tech. Specialist in Oil Refinery Plant and Engine Development.
LLOYD, David. M.Eng., Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.W.E., F.R. Met.S., F.S.S. 4 Molton Road, Liverpool, 16. Eng. Asst., Corp. Water Office, 55 Dale Street, Liverpool, 2. Age: 39. Career: Liverpool Univ.; Pupil, Col. J. R. Davidson, C.M.G., and later Asst. on Tech. Committees set up by M.O.H., etc., etc.; Res. Engr. Vyrnwy Aqueduct, new work.
LLOYD, Ernest Edward. A.M. Inst.C.E., M.I.Loco.E., M.I.E.I. Senior Partner; Davis & Lloyd, 26 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.1. Private Address: "Fernhurst," St. George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey. Specialist in Railway Equipment.
LLOYD, Harry. M.Eng., Ph.D., A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.M.E. 56 Wadborough Road, Sheffield, 11. Scientific Officer, Safety in Mines Research Board, Portobella Street, Sheffield. Career: R.F.C. and R.A.F. till 1919; Sheffield Univ., 1919-23; B.B.C.; Elect. Research Assoc. Investigation; present appointment since 1928.
LLOYD, Harry Leopold. A.M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. M.R.San.I. Deputy Borough Surveyor and Water Engr., Weston-super-Mare. Private Address: "Greystones, " Arundell Road, Weston-super-Mare. Career: Articled to the late R. E. W. Berrington, M.Inst.C.E., of Wolverhampton, and engaged in assisting him with Schemes of Sewerage, Sewage Disposal and Water Supply for many districts in England and Wales, 12 years; Asst. to City Engr. and Surveyor, Wakefield, 7 years; present appointment since 1937. Served as an Officer, R.E., 1915-20.
LLOYD, J. A. Harold. M.Eng., A.M.I.E.E., M.W.M.A. Production Engr., Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd., Henley Road, N. Woolwich, E.16. Private Address: "Moorings," Brookway, Blackheath, S.E.3. Career: Educ.: Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby; Univ. of Liverpool; Dept. of Business Administration, London School of Economics; joined Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd., 1924. Parttime Lecturer in Works Organisation and Management and Allied subjects at Woolwich Polytechnic.
LLOYD, Joseph. A.I.C., A.M.C.T., F.I.R.I. Works Manager, Rubberproofing Dept., J. Mandleberg & Co., Ltd., Seaford Road Works, Pendleton, Salford, 6. Private Address: 16 The Crescent, Davenport, Stockport. Career: 6 years as Asst. Chemist to the late Dr. Adolf Liebmann, Consulting Chemist; 11 years as Works Chemist, and 15 years as Manager to Mandleberg & Co. Books: Two lectures published by Heifer & Sons, Cambridge: (1) "Proofing"; (2) "Solvent Recovery."
LLOYD, Stephen W. Capt. R.E. (T.A.R.A.), M.C., A.M.I.E.E. "Moorside," Sycamore Road, Richmond, Yorks. Civilian Dep. Comdr. R.E. (Elect., Mech.),Catterick Camp, Yorks. Age: 46. Career: City and Guilds, 1910-11; Contracts Engr., Metro-Vick; Export Representative, Malay States, Metro-Vick.
LLOYD-JONES, Cyril Walter. C.I.E., F.C.G.I., M.Inst.C.E. Managing Director, H.E.H. The Nizam's State Rly., India. 274 Gresham House, Old Broad Street, London, E.C.2. Private Address: Roundhay,, Guildford, Surrey. Career: Rly. maintenance and construction, India; subsequently General Manager, N.S. Rly.
LLOYD-WILLIAMS, H. Lt. Cmdr. R.N.V.R., B.Sc., A.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.I.E.E. "Kilden," 186 Church Road, Hanwell, W.7. Dist. Engr., Uxbridge and Dist. Elect. Supply Co. (Metesco), London. Age: 38. Career: Glasgow Univ.; Apprent., B.T.H.; joined Metesco, 1925.
LOACH, Alfred Edwin. Lieut. (late R.E.). Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., (Chartered Civil Engr.), M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Deputy City Surveyor, City and County Borough of Wakefield. Private Address: "Yenton," Blenheim Road, Wakefield. Age: 54. Career: 3 years Pupil to Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Aston Manor, Birmingham; 1904-08, General Surveyor Asst., Aston Manor, Birmingham; 1908-13, Second Eng. Asst., Northampton; 1913-16, Special Eng. Asst., Wakefield; 1916-20, Civil Eng. Asst., Sewerage Engr. 's Dept., Leeds.
LOASBY, John L. A.M.I.E.E. 13 Weech Hall, London, N.W.3. Tech. Asst., Elect. Dept., Hampstead Corp., Lithos Road, London, N.W.3. Age: 33. Career: Birmingham Cent. Tech. Coll.; training, Elect. Depts., Keltering, Aldershot, etc.; Asst. Mains Engr., Aldershot and Hindhead; Tech. Asst., Walsall Corp. Elect. Dept. Engaged in electrochem. research, Coll. of Tech., Walsall, in co-operation with W. B. S. Shaw, M.A.
LOBBAN, Prof. C. H. D.Sc., M.Inst.C.E. 8 The Vale, Golders Green, N.W.11.
LOCHNER, R. A. A.M.I.E.E. Sales Manager, Laurence Scott and Electromotors, Ltd., Australia House, Strand, London, W.C.2. Age: 34. Career: Educ.: Bournemouth; Pupilage, Southend-on-Sea Elect. Dept. and Crompton & Co.; Designer, Production Engr. and Salesman Engr., Crompton Parkinson; joined Laurence Scott and Electromotors in 1935. Holder of various British patents.
LOCK, Christopher N. H. M.A., F.R.Ae.S. Senior Scientific Officer, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington. Private Address: 49 Park Road, Hampton Hill, Mddx. Ed.: Charterhouse School; Gonville & Caius Coll., Cambridge.
LOCKER, T. C. M.Sc. (Tech.), M.Com., A.M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Thomas Locker & Co., Ltd., Warrington and Lockers (Engineers) Ltd., Warrington. Is a Barrister-at-Law of the Inner Temple.
LOCKHART, J. L. A.M.I.E.E. 267 Hillmorton Road, Rugby. With British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Rugby.
LOCKHART-JERVIS, Colonel Beresford C. D.S.O., M.C., F.R.G.S., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E. Consulting Engineer. Business Address: 3 Central Buildings, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 33 Hertford Street, London, W.1.
LOCKWOOD, A. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Pen-y-Gwryd, Snowdonai, N. Wales. Career: Penistone Grammar Sch.; Yorkshire Coll.; Apprent., Flather & Co., Leeds, and Leeds Corp. Elect. Works; Shift Engr., Durham Collieries; Supt. of Hydro-elect. Station N. Wales for 12 years, and various hydro-elect. constructional work Simla and elsewhere in Upper Burma.
LOCKWOOD-BUNCE, Thomas. M.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. Specialist in machine tool lay-out and production, Belmont, Awghton, Nr. Ormskirk. Career: Engr. to various machine tool concerns; war service, lay-out of armament and munition factories; building of special machine tools for H.M. Government.
LODGE, Sir Oliver Joseph. F.R.S., D.Sc. (Oxon., Lond., Liv., Manc., Shef., Toronto), Sc.D. (Cantab.), LL.D. (St. And., Glas., Aberd., Edin., Adelaide), Hon. M.A. (Birm.), Hon. Mem. Inst.E.E. Address: Normanton House, Lake, Salisbury. Career: Late Principal, Univ. of Birmingham; formerly Professor of Physics in Univ. Coll., Liverpool. Ex-Pres. of the British Assoc. of the Physical Soc. of London, and of the Soc. for Physical Research, Albert Medallist of the Society of Arts as pioneer in wireless telegraphy, Faraday Medallist of the Inst. E.E., Rumford Medallist of the Royal Society. Books: "Elementary Mechanics," "Modern Views of Electricity," "Pioneers of Science," "Signalling without Wires," "Lightning Conductors and Lightning Guards," "School Teaching and School Reform," "Mathematics for Parents and Teachers," "Life and Matter," "Electrons," "Modern Views of Matter," "The Substance of Faith," "Man and the Universe," "The Ether of Space," "Modern Problems," "The War and After," "Atoms and Rays," "Ether and Reality," " Relativity," "Electrical Precipitation," "Talks about Wireless," "Modern Scientific Ideas," "Science and Human Progress," "Energy," "Advancing Science, " "Beyond Physics," "Making of Man," "Evolution and Creation, " "Past Years, ' ' "Phantom Walls, " "My Philosophy," "Why I Believe in Personal Immortality."
LOEHNIS, Lt. Comdr. C. R.N. (retd.), A.M.I.E.E. 12 Eaton Place, London, S.W.1. Age: 36. Career: Educ.: R.N. Colls., Osborne, Dartmouth and Greenwich; specialist in Signals and Wireless; advanced course in Wireless Eng. at R.N.C., Greenwich, 1929-30.
LOFTUS, James John. M.I.E.E. Chief Elect. Engr., Aldershot Command. Private Address: Bethune Lodge, Wellington Avenue, Aldershot, Hants. Formerly Chief Elect. Engr., Salisbury Plain Area, Southern Command.
LOGAN, Arthur. Chief Metallurgist, Light Production Co., Ltd., 60/66 Rochester Row, Westminster, S.W.1. Private Address: Red Court, Farnham Royal, Bucks. Career: Rutherford Coll., Newcastle; North Eastern Marine Eng. Co., Ltd., Wallsend; appointed Chief Chemist and Metallurgist to R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co., Ltd., in 1918; additionally, in Control of Foundries, from 1932 until 1935, when present appointment was taken up. Contributor, both literary and photographic, to many publications; has produced a number of films dealing with industrial processes and equipment.
LOGAN, Edward Alexander. M.Sc. (Durham), M.Inst.C.E., M.I. E.E., M.Assoc.Min.E.E. Borough Elect. Engr. and Manager, Erith. Private Address: 91 Heversham Road, Bexley Heath, Kent. Age: 37. Career: Rutherford Coll.; Armstrong Coll.; Research Eng., Signal School, Portsmouth, Admiralty; Asst. Engr. (Consulting), Messrs. Merz and McLellan; Chief Asst. Mains Supt., Yorkshire Elect. Power Co.; Resident Engr., Mid-Cumberland Elect. Co., Ltd.
LOGAN, William. M.I.Prod.E. Works Manager, The Anderson-Grice Co., Ltd., Taymouth Eng. Works, Carnoustie, Angus. Private Address: Invertay, Dundee Street, Carnoustie, Angus. Career: Gartsherrie Academy, Coatbridge; Coatbridge Tech. Coll. D.O. and tech. positions held with: Lamberton & Co., Coatbridge; Murray and Paterson, Ltd., Coatbridge; Mayor and Coulson, Ltd., Glasgow. Appointed Asst. Works Manager, 1917, Grice Co., Ltd.; present position 1921.
LOGGIN, C. M. G. M.Inst.C.E. Adviser to Min. of Economics and Communications, Iraq Government. Age: 56. Career: In P.W. Depts. of Ceylon, Uganda and Nigeria, 1908-26; 1926, transferred to Anglo-Egyptian Sudan; Director of Works, Sudan Govmt., 1926-36; Member of Governor-General's Council, Sudan, 1932-36; Pres., Sudan Board of Economics and Trade, 1935-36. Addresses: Baghdad, Iraq, and 2a, Holly Mansions, Frant Rd., Tunbridge Wells.
LOGIE, David Garfield. A.M.I. Mech.E. Private Address: 42 Pommern Parade, Belfast. Age: 54. Career: Apprent., Robertson Orchar Ltd., and Nicol and Jack, of Dundee; Insp. of Works, The Bengal and North Western Rly., 1904-13; Asst. Field Engr., Anglo Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., Sarawak Concessions, 1913-15; Asst. Engr., British Burma Petroleum Co., Ltd., 1915-16; Engr., Bird & Co., Calcutta, 1916-18; Rly. Engr., Burma Corp. Ltd., 1918-22; Bridge Dept., Eastern Bengal State Rly., 1923-25; Sectional Engr., North Borneo State Rlys., 1926-34.
LOMAS, George A. J.P., M.I. Mech.E., M.I. & S.I., F.R.S.A. Managing Director, A. C. Bamlett, Ltd., Eng. Works, Thirsk. Private Address: Sowerby, Thirsk.
LOMONOSSOFF, George Vladmir D.Ing.(honoris causa), M.I.Mech.E., V.D.I. Associate Partner, Hitchins, Jervis & Partners, 3 Central Buildings, S.W.1. Private Address: 26 Lyndhurst Road, N.W.3. Career: 1895 to 1923, Russian Rly. Service, and as Univ. Professor; 1923, Construction of the mobile locomotive test block in Germany; 1923-25, designing, construction and testing of Russian German Diesel locomotives; 1929-30, Research Associate, California Inst. of Tech.; 1930-34, research in mech. of a train. 1935, commenced consulting work in connection with all Diesel traction matters. Books: English: "Introduction to Railway Mechanics" (Oxford Univ. Press, 1933). German: "Die Diesel Elektrische Lokomotive," "Diesellokomotiven," "Lokomotivversuche in Russland."
LONG, Alfred William James. Commander R.N. (Retired). A.M. I.E.E. Elect. Eng,r., Gaumont British Picture Corp., Holborn Empire Offices, London, W.C.1. Private Address: 21 Burns Way, Hounslow, Middlesex.
LONG, F. M. M.I.E.E. 7 Queen Anne Terrace, Cambridge. Director, Mid-Lincs Electric Light Co., Ltd., Altrincham Elect. Supply Co., Ltd., and Westmorland Elect. Supply Co., Ltd. Age: 71. Career: Engr. and Manager, Norwich Elect. Co., 1892-1902; City Elect. Engr., Norwich, 1902-32.
LONG, Henry Lawrence. B.Sc. (London), A.M.I.Chem.E., A.I.C. Head of the School of Chemistry and Dyeing, Coll. of Tech., The Newarke, Leicester.
LONG, Howard. A.M.I.E.E. Manager, Midland Area, The Benjamin Electric, Ltd. "Wendover," Station Road, Dorridge, Birmingham. Age: 39. Career: Battersea Polytechnic; City and Guilds; 4 years Apprent. Elect. Eng.; Tech. Asst., Holophane, Ltd.; Manager, Illumination Dept., Metro-Vick and MetroVick Supplies; Manager, Lighting Eng. Service, Eng. Dept. and Research Lab., Benjamin Electric Ltd. Numerous Inventions, Lighting Equipment. Member of Council and Chairman, Midland Centre, Illumtg. Eng. Soc.; A.M.Assoc.P.L. Engrs.; etc.
LONG, John. A.M.I.Mech.E. Engr. and Works Manager, Midland Iron Co., Ltd., Rotherham. Private Address: Carno Villa, Kimberworth, Rotherham.
LONG, Major Reginald F. M.C., A.M.I.E.E., A.I.A.E., A.R.Ae.S.I. 18 Lingfield Road, Wimbledon Common, S.W.19. Consulting Engr., 47 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Age: 52. Career: Battersea Sch. of Eng.; Pupil, Lund Bros. & Co., Ltd.; Asst. Engr., Hong Kong Elect. Co., Ltd.; Chief Engr. and Manager, China Light and Power Co.; Commanded 130th Battery R.F.A., Bb France; Chief Engr. and Consultant, Columbia Gramophone Co., etc. Member of Committee, Soc. Motor Manufacturers.
LONG, R. W. A.M.I.Mech.E. Chief Tester, J. I. Thornycroft & Co., Ltd., Caversham Works, Reading. Served time at Thornycroft Commercial Vehicle Works at Basingstoke; present position on Marine Engine work held since 1925.
LONG, Major Sidney H. O.B.E., D.Sc., M.I.E.E. Brackendale, Worrin Road, Shenfield, Essex. Chief of Testing Dept., Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Chelmsford. Age: 47. Career: Armstrong Coll., 1909-12; Research studentship, 1912. Fellow, 1913; Gottingen Univ., Germany, 1913-14; 1914, 2nd Lieut., R.E., 1917, Major R.E.; Admiralty Research, 1919; 1920-24, India, Commanding Signals W.T.; 1924, Siemens Bros., W.T. Dept.; 1929-36, Tech. Manager, Marconi's Internatl. Marine Communication Co.; present appointment, 1936. Author of "Navigational Wireless.
LONG, Thomas A. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.Inst.W.E. "Glencairn," East Newport, Fife. Managing Director, Bonar, Long & Co., Ltd., Princes Street Works, Dundee. Age: 34. Career: Apprent. to Liverpool Engr.; Transformer Design Engr., Ferranti Ltd., and English Elect. Co., Ltd.; Lecturer in Maths., Wolverhampton Tech. Coll.; Elect. Manager, Cammell, Laird & Co., Ltd. Various patents on Elect. Transformers and A.C. Arc Welding Plant.
LONGBOTHAM, Robert Hall. M.I.Min.E., M.I.Mech.E. Mining Engr. (retired). Private Address: Oakfield, Northwood, Mddx. Age: 82. Training: The Coll. of Physical Sc., Newcastle-on-Tyne; Apprent., Consett Iron Co.'s Collieries, Durham.
LONGBOTTOM, P. B. A.M.I.E.E. 98 Arthur Street, Derby. Chief Elect. Designer, Newton Bros. (Derby) Ltd., Alfreton Road, Derby.
LONGDEN, Edward. M.I.Brit.F. (Oliver Stubbs Medallist; Mem. Gen. Council and Committee). "Roseville," 11 Welton Avenue, Didsbury Park, Manchester. Manager, Foundries and Pattern Shop, Craven Bros., Ltd., Reddish, Stockport. Age: 49. Career: Manchester Coll. of Tech.; Foundry and Pattern Shop Manager, John Hetherington & Sons, Tangyes Ltd., Premier Gas and Oil Engine Co., Ltd. and Davy Bros., Ltd. Inventor of Patent Mould and Core Drying Plant. Book: "General Foundry Practice and Foundry Metallurgy."
LONGHURST, S. H. F.R.S.A., M.I.H.V.E. Managing Director, Longhurst Bros. & Beale, Ltd., Camden House, 32 Pratt Street, London, N.W.1. Private Address: 3 Kingswood Road, Goodmayes, Essex. Age: 42.
LONGLEY, J. W. J.P., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.H.0. A. 63 Poplar Grove, Bradford. Consulting Engr. (private practice). Career: Apprent., Thomas Metcalfe Ltd., Bradford; Tech. Coll., Bradford. Manufacturing Mech. and Elect. Eng. on own account up to 1922 and from that date as Consulting Engr.
LONGMAN, R. M. M.I.E.E. 5 Ryder Gardens, Roundhay, Leeds. Operation Engr., C.E.B., Mid East England Area, Leeds, 7. Age: 55. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll.; N.E.S. Co., Jnr. Asst. Engr. and Asst. Engr., Tech. Dept.; Asst. Engr., Operation Dept., Cleveland & Durham E.P. Ltd.; Tech. Supt., Yorkshire E.P. Co.; present appointment.
LORD, J. M.Sc., A.M. I. E. E., National Scholar, "Joule" Silver Medallist. 1 Derby Street, Moss Side, Manchester, 14. Consulting Engr. (Elect. and Mech.). Career: Private Asst. to Sir A. Schuster, D.Sc., Ph.D., F.R.S., sometime Director, Physics and Elect. Eng. Depts., Manchester Univ.; Asst. Lecturer and Demonstrator, Ph. and Elect. Eng. Depts., Manchester Univ.; Asst. Engr., Brush Elect. Eng. Co., Ltd.; operation and special investigation depts., Newcastle-on-Tyne Elect. Supply and Associated Companies; Asst. Elect. Engr., East Indian Rly., Bengal; sometime Teacher in Hons. Mechanics and Higher Maths., Oldham Tech. Coll.; sometime Teacher in Heat and Heat Engines, and in Mech. Eng., Verdin Tech. Coll., Northwich; Teacher in these subjects and in Elect. Light and Power Distribution, Tech. Ed. Committee, Loughborough.
LORING, Comdr. Frederick G. O.B.E., R.N. (retd.), M.I.E.E. The Old House, Foots Cray, Kent. Director, International Marine Radio Co., Ltd., Connaught House, Aldwych, London, W.C.2. Born: 1869. Career: Naval Educ. and Training, H.M.S. "Britannia" and R.N.C., Greenwich; 1896-97, staff of H.M.S. "Defiance," Torpedo School; 1905-08, in charge Naval Shore Wireless Stations; 1908-30, Insp. of Wireless Telegraphy, G.P.O.; Director, I.M.R.C. since 1930. As Delegate for Admiralty, Post Office, or I.M.R.C., has attended numerous international Wireless Conferences.
LORKIN, W. L. A.M.I.E.E. Somersfield Cottage, London Road, Reigate, Surrey. Joint Managing Director, Equipment and Eng. Co., Ltd., 2/3 Norfolk Street, London, W.C.2.
LOTHBURY, Philip Alfred. A.M.I.E.E. Consulting Engr. and Chemist, Expert Tech. Translator and Interpreter from and into French and German, The Woodman Hotel, Halstead, Essex. Career: City and Guilds (Certs. in Mech. and Elect. Eng.); Salomons Scholar; Tech. Univ., Karlsnihe, Germany; Demonstrator in Elect. Eng., City and Guilds; Manager, Switchgear Dept., Elect. Eng. and Equipment Co., Ltd.; Manager and Sec., Morris & Lister (London) Ltd.; Man. Director and Chief Engr. and Chemist, London Dye Mfg. Co., Ltd.; Chief Tech. Asst., Chartered Patent Agents.
LOTT, Harry Chickall. Major (late R.E.), Military Cross, 3 times mentioned in Despatches. Assoc.C.G. Inst., Assoc.Mem.Inst.C.E., Mem. Amer.Soc.C.E., Assoc.M.E.I. (Canada), F.R.G.S. Civil and Elect. Engr., Balfour Beatty & Co., Ltd., 66 Queen Street, E.C.4. Private Address: East Bergholt, Suffolk. Age: 55. Career: Central Tech. Coll. (London Univ.); 3 years in Marshall's (Gainsborough) Works. 1905, with Clark, Forde & Taylor, Cons. Engrs., on the manufacture of the 1905 Atlantic Cable, and present on the laying expedition; 1907-1909, Inspected (for Can. Inspection Co., Ltd.) Govmt. and other Steel Rly. Bridges and Buildings; 1909-14, with Cons. Engrs. on Hydroelectric Schemes and Electric Transmissions in Canada; 1915-19, Great War, in France; 1919-24, Lt.-Col. with British forces in Iraq and N.W. Persia as Asst. and Director of Elect. and Mech. Services; 1924 to date, travelled extensively in Asia, Africa and America on Eng. Projects.
LOUIS, Henry. M.A., D.Sc., A.R.S.M., M.Inst.C.E., F.I.C., F.G.S., etc. Secretary, North of England Inst. of Mining and Mech. Engrs., Neville Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1. Private Address: 4 Osborne Terrace, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 2. Career: Consulting, Mining and Metallurgical Engr. in various parts of the world; Professor of Mining and William Cochrane Lecturer in Metallurgy, Armstrong College, 28 years; since 1923, Emerius-Professor of Mining, Armstrong Coll. Past-Pres., Soc. of Chemical Industry; Past-Pres. and Medallist, The Inst. of Mining Engrs.; PastPres. and Bessemer Medallist, Iron and Steel Inst. Books: "A Handbook of Gold Milling," "A Treatise on Ore Deposits," "The Goldfields of Australasia," "Handbook of Metallurgy," "Traverse Tables," "Electricity in Mining," "Shaft Sinking," "The Dressing of Minerals," "Metallurgy of Tin," "Tacheometer Tables," "Mineral Valuation," "A Treatise on Mine Surveying," "The Preparation of Coal for the Market," "Mining Data and Mineral Valuation," "Mineral Deposits."
LOUSLEY, Norman W. D.L.C., A.M.I.Mech.E. Private Address: 57 Azalea Road, Blackburn, Lancs. Age: 41. Career: Loughborough Coll., 1920-25; Asst. Chief Designer, Haslam and Newton Ltd., Derby, Refrigeration and Chemical Plant; 1930-35, Director of Loughborough Pure Ice and Cold Storage, Ltd.; 1935-37, Consultant on Refrigeration. Collaborated on invention of Patent Household Refrigerator and on Patent Cellar Cooler.
LOVE, K. G. A.M.I.E.E. 1 St. Mary's Grove, Stafford. Switchgear Engr., English Elect. Co., Stafford. Age: 31. Career: Halifax Grammar Sch.; Battersea Polytechnic (Diploma); Apprent., Stafford Works E.E. Co.
LOVE, Robert. M.I.Mech.E. M.I.N.A., M.I.E. & S. in Scotland. Private Address: "Brooklyn, " Drumry Road, Clydebank, Glasgow. Career: Allan Glen's School, Glasgow; Glasgow and West of Scotland Royal Tech. Coll. Experience with several Clyde Marine Eng. Firms, including Scotts' Shipbuilding and Eng. Co., Ltd., Greenock. With Wm. Beardmore & Co., Ltd., Dalmuir, as Asst. Chief Draughtsman, 8 years; Asst. Manager, Engine Works, 5 years; Chief Diesel Engine Designer, 8 years; Deputy Eng. Manager, 6 years; latterly held position of Eng. Manager. Responsible for all drawing office work for machinery of a large number of Naval vessels, and design of complete machinery installations for various large Naval and Marine vessels with Steam Turbine and Diesel Machinery.
LOVE, T. E. A.M.I.Mech.E. "Aramghar," Upton Lane, Gloucester. Engr. and Designer, Williams & James, Gloucester. Age: 53. Silver Medallist and Goldsmith Prizeman; Hons., City and Guilds. Author of papers on Timber seasoning for the Indian Forestry Dept., etc.
LOVELL, A. J. A.M.I.E.E. 20 Kent Road West, Victoria Park, Manchester. Low Voltage Mains Engr., Manchester Corp. Elect. Dept.
LOVERIDGE, Arthur W. M.I. Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., B.Sc., A.R.C.S. Private Address: Bryntirion, Mill Road, Lisvane, Cardiff. Vice-Pres., Cardiff Inst. of Mar.E.; Joint Hon. Sec., South Wales Branch, I.Mech.E.
LOVERIDGE, C. W. M.A., M.Eng., A.R.C.Sc.I., A.M.I.E.E. 86a Fitzjohn's Avenue, Hampstead, N.W.3. Managing Director, Cloyne Clay Co., Ltd., 1 Mountjoy Square, Dublin. Age: 44. Career: Educated at Trinity Coll., Dublin and R. Coll. of Sc.; War Service, 1914-18, Captain R.E.; Manchester Ship Canal; C.E.B.; Managing Director, Public Works Contractors.
LOVERIDGE, E. J. A.M. I.E. E. 76 St. Ann's Road, Headingley, Leeds, 6. Sales Engr. (Yorkshire), Asea Electric Ltd., associated with The Fuller Elect. and Mfg. Co., Ltd., Fulbourne Road, London, E.17. Age: 31. Diploma Northampton Eng. Coll., London.
LOVING, A. J. C. M.I.E.E., M.I.E.Ind. Elmdon House, Newbold Road, Rugby. Engr., The English Elect. Co., Ltd., Rugby.
LOVING, Henry Croxton. M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.Mech.E. Private Address: Wayside, Benenden, Kent. Age: 61. Career: Derby and Sheffield Tech. Coll.; Chief Engr., Cammell Laird & Co., Ltd., Sheffield and Penistone, 1917-29; Chief Engr., English Steel Corp., 1929-33; Chief Engr., Tata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., 1933-37.
LOW, Prof. A. M. A.C.G.I., M.I.A.E., F.C.S., D.Sc., Ph.D. (Chic.), F.I.P.I., F.R.G.S., F.G.S. (U.S.A.1. 1 Woodstock Road, London, W.4. Consulting Engr. and Research Physicist. 10 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Age: 49. Career: Cent. Tech. Coll., London; founder Low Accessories Co., Designed Elect. Ignition Appliances, 1910; recorded Voice by Light, 1912; Demonstrated system of Radio Signalling, 1913, and Low Television system, in 1914; Inventions include Coal Fuel Engine; Forced Induction Petrol Engine; Wireless Torpedo Control Gear; Photo Transmitters by Radio; Colloidal Mill; Acetylene Generator; Vibrometer; Audiometer for sound recording. F.Brit.Radio Inst. Vice-Pres., Member of Council, Examiner and Chairman Tech. Committee Inst. of Patentees; Vice-Pres. and Chairman Auto-Cycle Union; formerly VicePres. Redio Asscn. Member Academie Latine. Hon. Sound Cons. B.A.R.C. and Inter. Speedways. Chairman, Junior Car Club. Tech. Adviser London Revue Automobile. During War, Officer commanding R.F.C. Experimental Works; Major R.A.F., and Lt. Commander R.N.V.R. Qualified as Flying Observer R.A.F., twice mentioned for services to Sec. of State for War. Graded Experimental Officer, 1st Class. Editor "Armchair Science," 1927-38. Publications: Sparking Plug Design; Photography by Heat Rays; Two-Stroke Engine; The Future; Wireless Possibilities; The Cinematograph as an Aid to Engineering Design; Novel Methods of Chassis Testing; the Sound-Proof House; Future of Motoring; Importance of Sound in Wireless; Wonder Book of Inventions; Future of Motor Cycling; etc., etc.
LOW, Bevis Brunel. M.A. (Cantab), A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. Lecturer in Mech. Eng., Military Coll. of Science, Woolwich. Private Address: High Wood, Botsom Lane, Kingsdown, Sevenoaks, Kent. Training: St. John's Coll., Cambridge; H. Edie & Co., Bow; London and Scottish Eng. Co., Stratford, E. Author of "Mathematics. A Text Book for Tech. Students." Editor of "D. A. Low's Pocket Book for Mechanical Engineers." LOW, Duncan Whyte. B.Sc., A.R.T.C., M.I.E.E., A.M.Inst.C.E. Managing Director, Archibald Low Electrics Ltd., Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Private Address: 18 Helensburgh Drive, Glasgow, W.3. Age: 48. Ed.: Glasgow Academy; Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow. Formerly Director, Archd. Low & Sons, Ltd., Partick, Glasgow.
LOW, R. J. A.M.I.Mech.E. 118 Drove Road, Swindon. Loco. Draughtsman, Great Western Rly. Age: 36. Career: The Coll., Swindon; Apprent., G.W.R.; present occupation since apprenticeship.
LOWE, Arthur Stanley. M.C., B.Sc. (Birmingham), M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E. Chief Engr. , Sanitary Eng. Division, The Dovi-Oliver Co., Westminster. Formerly Executive Engr., P.W.D., Sarawak.
LOWE, J. A.M.I.E.E. 257 Haunch Lane, Kings Heath, Birmingham, 14. Asst. Engr. (Maintenance) P.O. Eng. Dept. Age: 48.
LOWE-BROWN, William L. D.Eng., M.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst. W.E., M.Am.Soc.C.E. Consulting Engr. (in private practice), 25 Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 67 Campden Hill Court, London, W.8. Career: Liverpool Univ., 1892-97; Central London Rly. Construction, 1897-98; Aswan Dam Construction, 1898-1904; New York-Pennsylvania Railroad construction, 1904-09; Buenos Aires Western Rly., 1909-24 (construction of underground lines 1909, Chief Engr., 1915, Asst. General Manager 1919); Consulting Engr. in subaqueous tunnelling, rly. eng., masonry dams and deep well boring. Order of the Medjediah (Egyptian Govmt.) 4th Class; James Forrest Medal, Millar Prize and Telford Premium, Inst. C.E.; Thomas Fritch Rowland Prize, Am.Soc.C.E. Club: St. Stephen's.
LOXHAM, J. A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Prod.E. Head of Eng. Production Dept., Northampton Polytechnic, St. John Street, London, E.C.1. Age: 37. Career: Apprent., W. L. Holland Preston; Foreman, Arundel Coulthard & Co., Ltd., Preston; Jig and Tool Draughtsman, Leyland Motors Ltd., Leyland; Chief Jig and Tool Draughtsman and later, Asst. Production Manager, Platt Bros., Oldham Lancs.
LOYNES, E. A.M.C.T., A.M.I.E.E., M.A.M.E.E. "Barrule," Holly Way, Northenden, Manchester. Mining Engr. (in charge of Orders and Drawing Office), Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester. Age: 30. Career: Maes-y-Dderwen County Sch.; Apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers (192529); Works Scholarship for part-time day Course at Manchester Coll. of Tech., Higher National Certificate and Associateship of Coll. (1928).
LUBBOCK, I. M.A., (Cantab.), A.M.I. Mech. E.,M.I.H. & V.E. Fuel Oil Combustion and Furnace Expert, Royal Dutch Shell Group, St. Helens Court, London, E.C.3. Private Address: 14 Green Lane, Hendon, London N.W.4. Age: 47. Career: Cambridge Univ., 1st Class Hons. Mech. Sc. Tripos; Snr. Lecturer Mech. Eng., Royal Military Coll. of Sc., Woolwich; served in R.A. during War, also attached to Air Force (aircraft armament).
LUCAS, A. J. A.M.I.Mech.E. Private Address: Lower Farm, Combpyne, Devon. Age: 35. Career: Harrow Sch.; Pupil, Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Elswick; Engr. to Wool Trading Co., Sydney, N.S.W., 1924-27; Engr. Asst., Budla Beta Tea Co., Assam; Outside Staff, Jenkins Bros., Birkenhead, 1930-31; Asst. to Chief Engr., Thames Steam Tug Co., 1931-38.
LUCAS, F. N. B.Sc. (Eng. Hons.), A.M.I.E.E. 52 Kingsknowe Road South, Edinburgh, 11. Asst. Engr., G.P.O., Regional Director's Office, Edinburgh. Age: 30. Career: George Heriot's Sch., Edinburgh; Edinburgh Univ., 1926-29; short periods with London County Council and Edinburgh Electy. Dept. before entering Post Office Eng. Dept. in January, 1931, as Probationary Asst. Engr.; appointed Asst. Engr., Jan., 1933.
LUCAS, G. S. C. M.I.E.E. 64 Fisher Avenue, Hillmorton Paddox, Rugby. Research Engr., B.T.H. Co., Rugby. Age: 37. Career: City and Guilds, 1923-25; Eng. Apprent., B.T.H. Co.
LUCAS, L. H. A.M. I. E.E. "Inglenook," New Chester Road, Bromborough, Wirral, Cheshire. Asst. Elect. Engr., Lever Bros., Port Sunlight. Practical Training, Dick, Kerr & Co., Preston; Tech. Training, Harris Inst. and Tech. Sch., Preston.
LUCY, W. T. M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E. Abbots Court, London Road, Reigate, Surrey. Age: 73. Career: pupilage under W. Stroudley, M.Inst.C.E., L.B. & S.C. Rly.; service on Central Uruguay Rly.; Buenos Aires G.S. Rly.; Bahia Blanca and N.W. Rly. (Chief Mech. Eng.); Chilian Trans. Rly. (Asst. Manager and Tech. adviser). Awarded Telford Premium Inst.C.E., 1916.
LUDFORD, Ezra B. A.M.I. Mech.E. Press Tool Designer, Rubery Owen & Co., Ltd., Darlaston, S. Staffs. Private Address: 69 Shepwell Green, Willenhall, Staffs. Age: 32. Ed.: County Tech. Coll., Wednesbury, Staffs. Holds appointments as Part-time Lecturer in Advanced Mech. and Prod. Eng. Subjects, County Tech. Coll., Wednesbury.
LUKE, Alfred James. O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E. (Retired), F.Inst. Public Administration. Town Councillor, Borough of Worthing. Private Address: Lychgate, High Salvington, Worthing. Age: 71. Formerly Superintending Civil Engr., Civil Engr.-in-Chief 's Dept., Admiralty.
LUMBY, Frank. A.M.I.E.E. Meter Supt., Woolwich Borough Council, 44 Powis Street, S.E.18. Private Address: 3 Northumberland Avenue, Welling, Kent.
LUND, Bernard William. M.I. Mar.E. Asst., Installation Manager and Engr., Shell Mex.and B.P., Ltd., Shell Mex House, Strand, W.C.2. Private Address: 5 Avenue Gardens, Teddington, Mddx. Age: 52. Career: Gravesend Tech. School; Hawthorne's Marine Engr. 's Academy, London; Apprent., Thames Iron Works, Gravesend; 18 years Sea Service, mostly tankers; Chief Engr., New Turbine Steamers, British Tanker Co.; 1924, joined British Petroleum, later absorbed into present company.
LUND, Horace. M.I.Mar.E. 1st Class B.O.T. Certificate (Steam). Resident Engr., Wilts. United Dairies, New Butter Factory, Chard Junction, Somerset. Private Address: ."Crest View," Holbear, Chard, Somerset. Age: 35. Career: Rutherford Coll.; Apprent., North Eastern Marine Eng. Co., Ltd., Wallsend-onTyne. Sea Going Experience with Shaw, Savill, & Albion S.S. Co., Ltd., Cairns Noble & Co., Ltd., and The Cunard -White Star Line.
LUNDBERG, P. A. M.I.E.E. 477/489 Liverpool Road, Holloway, Managing Director, A. P. Lundberg & Sons, Ltd., 491-493 Liverpool Road, London, N. Age: 70. Educ. Haberdashers Sch., Polytechnic, Regent Street, and City and Guilds.
LUNN, E. M.I.E.E. Borough Elect. Engr., Huddersfield Corp., St. Andrew's Road, Huddersfield. Age: 59. Ed.: Huddersfield Tech. Coll.
LUNN, W. A.M.I.E.E. 72 Leeside Crescent, Golders Green, N.W.11. Retiring Engr.
LUNT, George Talbot. M.I. & S.I., M.I.Brit.F., M.Staffs. I. & S.I. Managing Director, Bradley & Foster Ltd., Darlaston Blast Furnaces, Darlaston. Private Address: San Simeon, Newbridge Crescent, Wolverhampton. Age: 49.
LUPTON, Hugh Ralph. M.C., M.A. (Cantab.), (Mech. Sc. Hons.), M.Inst.C.E. (Watt Gold Medal, 1926), M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E. Formerly a Director, Hathorn, Davey & Co., Ltd., Sun Foundry, Leeds, 11. Private Address: 18 Monkbridge Road, Headingley, Leeds.
LUSCHER, S. W. A.C.G.I., Ex., A.M.Inst.C.E. 352 Shooters Hill Road, London, S.E.18. Engr., British Oil and Cake Mills, Ltd., Union Mills, N. Woolwich Road, Silvertown, London. Age: 44. Career: Apprent., Royal Arsenal, Woolwich; Woolwich Polytechnic, 1908-13; City and Guilds, 1913-15; Handley Page, Ltd., 191520 (testing, research, etc.), Fraser & Chalmers, Ltd., 1920-25 (designing and estimating large handling plants); Loders & Nucoline, 1925-36, Asst. Engr.
LYALL, J. S. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E. 73 Glendale Avenue, Edgware, Mddx. In Charge of Transmission Systems Equipment, Eng. Dept., Standard Telephones & Cables Ltd., North Woolwich, London, E.16. Age: 35. Ed.: Highgate Sch.; Tech. Training City and Guilds.
LYDDALL, Audley G. A.M.I.E.E. City and Guilds Inst. Finalist. Telephone and Radio Engr., G.P.O. Eng. Dept., Alder House, London, E.C.1. Age: 44. Ed.: Regent Street and Battersea Polytechnics. Lecturer in Telecommunication subjects and Head Teacher in these subjects at Kingston Tech. Coll.
LYDDON, Alfred J. O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E. Deputy Chief Engr., Ministry of Transport, Roads Dept., Metropole Buildings, London, S.W.1. Private Address: 22 Cleveland Square, London, W.2. Career: On staffs of several local authorities; Dep. County Surveyor of Essex; Eng. Insp. to the Road Board; County Surveyor of N. Riding of Yorkshire; Divisional Road Engr. (Northern), Ministry of Transport.
LYNAM, G. T. M.Inst.C.E., F.S.I. The Nook, 21 Cable Road, Hoylake, Ches. Age: 72. Career: Eng. Asst., Accrington Corp., 1886, Barnsley Waterworks, 1887 and Burnley Corp., 1888-92; Asst. Burgh Surveyor and Water Engr., Aberdeen, 1893-97; Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Burton upon-Trent, 1897-1937.
LYNDSAY, H. A. B.Sc., M.I.N.A., M.I.E. & S. in Scotland. Partner, Sir J. H. Biles & Co., Naval Architects, 40 Broadway, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Consulting Naval Architect to the High Commissioner for India. Private Address: 73 Westway, Raynes Park, London, S.W.20.
LYON, Albert Leonard. B.Eng., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.E.W,. F.G.S. Chief Eng. Asst., City of Coventry Water Dept., Council House, Coventry. Private Address: 7 Eastleigh Ave. Earlsdon, Coventry. Age: 33. Career: Liverpool Univ.; Asst. to Water Engr. and Manager, Richmond, 1926-28; Eng. Asst., Coventry Water Dept., 1928-36.
LYON, Arthur A. M.I.Mech.E. Arthur Lyon & Co., Africa House, Kingsway, London, W.C.2. Works, Telford Way, East Acton. Private Address: Little Arden, Mount Park, Harrow-on-the-Hill.
LYTHGOE, William Herbert L. A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.Met., F.R.S.A. Tech. Officer, W. T. Henley's Telegraph Works, Gravesend, Kent. Private Address: 37 The Avenue, Gravesend, Kent. Career: London Univ.: Test Dept., B.T.H. Works, Rugby; 1924, Joined staff of W. T. Henley's Telegraph Works, Gravesend, as Tech. Asst., Research Dept.; 1929, Chief Tech. Asst., Power Cable Dept.; 1936, Present appointment. Vice-Chairman, Governors of County Tech. Coll., Dartford.