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GARDNER, Cecil Hugh Director, Cheltenham Caravan Co., Ltd., since 1950. b: March 14, 1928, Cheltenham. Educ: Cheltenham College, R.N. College. Dartmouth. Invalided from Royal Navy after service in Atlantic and Pacific during Second World War; entered family business in 1948. and later appointed general manager; County Councillor for nine years; Chairman of Finance on Charlton Kings U.D.C. Chairman, Caravan and Light Trailer Section, S.M.M.T. Recreations: caravanning, shooting, sailing, motor race meetings. Clubs: Eccentric; New Club, Cheltenham. Add: Cheltenham Caravan Co., Ltd., Antelope Works, 205 Leckhampton Road, Chelten ham. T: 53695; and Southfield Manor, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham. T: 52618.

GARLE, Kenneth John Chairman and Managing Director, Hills (Patents), Ltd., since 1920. b: December 4, 1887, London. Educ: Clifton College and City and Guilds, London (Engineering). Founder of Hills (Patents), Ltd., in 1920; partner in motor exporting firm, Dresser and Garle, 1907-14; served in A.S.C. Mechanical Transport 1914-18 (Mons Star); chairman and director of several companies, including overseas Hills companies manufacturing in France, Holland, S. Africa, etc. Recreation: yachting. Club: Royal Thames Yacht. Add: Hills (Patents), Ltd., Atlanta Works, London Road, Staines. Middx. T: Staines 5041; and Little Munstead, nr. Godalming, Surrey. T: Godalming 1783.

GARNIER, Peter Sports Editor, The Autocar, since 1956. b: September 3, 1918, Southsea. Educ: Charter house. Second World War: Royal Navy, June 1940 to July, 1946, serving in Coastal Forces (M.G.B.s and M.T.B.$) throughout, with own command from 1943 till end of war; joined Iliffe and Sons, Ltd. (Production Department) at end of war service, and The Autocar on August 1, 1950. Recreations: rallying, sailing, shooting, painting. Add: The Autocar, Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, S.E.1. T: Waterloo 3333; and Flat 9, 1 Brompton Square, Knightsbridge, London, S.W.3. T: Kensington 8641.

GARRETT, Thomas Kenneth A.M.I.Mech.E., A.F.R.Ae.S. Editor, Automobile Engineer, since 1958. b: October 21, 1919. Educ: High Wycombe Royal Grammar School. Apprenticed to engineering in 1936; subsequently obtained experience on aircraft maintenance and repair during war-time service in the R.A.F.; service included appointment as engineer officer to a Commando Unit; demobilized, 1946; joined Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., as stress analyst; went to Austin Motor Co., Ltd., in 1948 to work mainly on structural design; joined the staff of Automobile Engineer, March, 1951; appointed Associate Editor, 1953. Recreation: art of all kinds. Add: Iliffe and Sons, Ltd., Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, S.E.1. T: Waterloo 3333.

GATES, Frank George Chairman and Managing Director, Frank G. Gates, Ltd., Woodford, since 1945. b: August 19, 1894. Educ: Woodford College. Served as Workshop Officer (M.T.) during First World War; appointed Ford agent for East London, 1921; opened new premises at corner of Southend R-oad, 1923, and was joined by other members of family to establish a limited company, 1924, with C. W. Gates (father) as Joint Managing Director; commercial vehicle depot opened in Woodford Green, 1927; on death of father in 1945 was appointed chairman and Managing Director; in 1958, the company purchased Walthamstow Motor Co., Ltd., Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, and were appointed Main Ford Dealers for the area. Recreations: cruising and motoring abroad. Club: Lansdowne. Add: F. G. Gates, Ltd., 79 High Road, Woodford, London, E.18. T: Wanstead 6633; and Daneswood, Much Hadham, Herts. T: Much Hadham 19.

GATES, Sylvester C.B.E. Chairman, Tecalemit, Ltd., since 1940. b: September 2, 1901. Educ: Winchester and Oxford. Barrister-at-Law; Company Director; and Deputy-Chairman, Westminster Bank, Ltd. Recreation: golf. Club: Brook's. Add: 29 Eaton Square, London, S.W.1. T: Sloane 6617.

GEDDES, Anthony Reay Mackay O.B.E. Managing Director, Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., since 1957. Deputy President, S.M.M.T. b: May 7, 1912, Harrogate. Educ: Rugby and Cambridge. Bank of England, 1932-35; served with Dunlops in England, France, Germany and India until 1939; R.A.F.V.R., 1939-46, including appointment as Deputy Director of Air Transport in the Air Ministry; rejoined Dunlop's on demobilization as Overseas Sales Manager; Past-President of Federation of British Rubber and Allied Manufacturers; Past-Chairman, International Road Federation, Ltd., London Office; Member of Grand Council and Economic Policy Committee of Federation of British Industries; President, S.M.M.T., 1958-59. Add: Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., London, S.W.1; and 13 Wilton Crescent, London, S.W.1. T: Belgravia 5961.

GERARD, Frederick Roberts Joint Managing Director, Parrs (Leicester), Ltd., and associated companies, Bob Gerard Cars and Gerard Engineering Co., since 1954. b: January 19, 1914, Leicester. Educ: Oundle School. Assistant Fleet Maintenance Engineer, Leicester and District 'Bus Co., 1933-37; Works Manager, Parrs Garage, Ltd., 1937-41; Works Director, Parrs (Leicester), Ltd., and Associates, 1941-54; Member, Institute of Road Transport Engineers. Recreation: philately. Clubs: B.R.D.C.; R.A.C.; B.A.R.C., and others. Add: Parrs (Leicester), Ltd., Abbey Lane, Leicester. T: Leicester 61511; and Tudor House, Groby, Leicestershire. T: Markfield 263.

GIBBON, Harold Edward Chairman and Director, James Gibbon (Motors), Ltd., since 1953. b: December 22, 1893. Educ: Allan Glen's School, Glasgow. Engaged in farming, Queensland, Australia, 1912-27; joined James Gibbon and Son, 1927, becoming Sales Manager; appointed Director and Sales Manager on formation of private limited company, 1936; appointed Chairman on death of brother, James Gibbon, 1953. Chairman, Glasgow Centre, S.M.T.A., 1943-45; Member of Council, 1943-45; President, 1947-48; retired from Council, 1955. Recreations: fishing, golf, walking. Clubs: West Kilbride Golf, Buchanan Castle Golf, R.S.A.C. Add: James Gibbon (Motors), Ltd., 385 Parliamentary Road, Glasgow, C.4. T: Douglas 1013-4; and Boonara. Fullerton Drive, Seamill, Ayrshire. T: West Kilbride 2178.

GIBBS, Eric Malcolm D.F.C. Sales manager, Austin Motor Export Cor poration, Ltd., since 1956. b: July 14, 1912. Lichfield. Educ: Farnborough Grammar School and Halton. Aeronautical Engineering apprentice, Halton, 1928, followed by pilot's course, and long navigation course; general flying duties until the outbreak of Second World War, then operational flying from bases in the U.K., on the Continent, and in Far East; commanded No. 54 (Fighter) Squadron and No. 1 Fighter Wing; staff appointments in various Group and Air Staff Headquarters in the U.K., Middle East and Far East; attached British Military Missions in Australia and Egypt; and also to Foreign Office for special duties; Joined The Austin Motor Co., Ltd., June, 1953, for executive training, then appointed assistant service manager in Australia; recalled to U.K. on appointment as sales executive (commercial vehicles). Recreations: hockey, boats, gardening. Club: R.A.F. Add: Austin Motor Export Corporation, Ltd., Longbridge, Birmingham, 31. T: Priory 2101; and Chesterton, 32 Marlborough Avenue, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. T: Bromsgrove 3414. GILBERT, William Henry M.I.Mech.E. Chief Engineer, Guy Motors, Ltd., since December, 1954. b: October 20, 1893, Rugeley, Staffs. Educ: Rugeley Grammar School and Technical College. Pupil with Bumsted and Chandler, Staffs; draughts man with C. A. Parsons, Ltd., Newcastle-upon Tyne, prior to joining Guy Motors, Ltd., in October, 1917. Recreation: interested in cricket. Add: Guy Motors, Ltd., Fallings Park, Wolver hampton. T: 31241; and Sunny-Meade, 7 Princes Gardens, Codsall, nr. Wolverhampton.

GILES, John George B.Sc. (Engineering). A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E. Deputy Director, M.I.R.A., since 1955. b: June 29, 1918, Tunbridge. Wells, Kent. Educ: Sevenoaks School; London University (King's College). Early engineering apprenticeship interrupted by war service, but included periods at Rolls-Royce, Ltd., and De Havilland Engine Co.; 1939-46, War Service, initially in Motor Transport; 1940, in France, and later on flying duties as pilot; demobilized 1946 as Flight Lieutenant; Technical Assistant (Engines), Rolls-Royce, to 1948; Senior Scientific Officer at Royal Aircraft Establishment, 1948-50, work on measurement of Air Loads and Stresses, 1950-54; Principal Scientific Officer, Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 1950-54; Research Engineer, M.I.R.A., 1954-55. Recreations: caravanning, canoeing, writing. Clubs: R.A.C., University of London Air Squadron. Add: Motor Industry Research Association, Lindley, nr. Nuneaton. T: Nuneaton 3664; and Cherrymead, Higham Lane, Nuneaton: T: Nuneaton 2551.

GILLETT, Ian Maclaren Managing Director, Silentbloc, Ltd., and Director, Andre Rubber Co., Ltd., Silentbloc of Canada, Ltd., and Silentbloc (Australia) Pty., Ltd. b: December 20, 1913, Leatherhead, Surrey. Educ: Kingston Grammar School. Served apprenticeship with Transport Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd., of Basingstoke, 1930-35; joined Rolls-Royce, Ltd., in 1935, and served in various capacities until 1948; joined present company on January 1, 1948. Recreations: shooting, motor racing. Add: Manor Royal, Crawley, Sussex. T: Crawley 2100; and The Old Pottery, Cockshot Hill, Reigate, Surrey T: Reigate 3565.

GILROY, Ian Elliot Director, G.N. Tyre Co. (Vulcanisers), Ltd., since 1926. b: March 23, 1901, South Shields. Educ: Watsons College, Edinburgh. Entered tyre trade in 1926 as tyre retreader and distributor; appointed council member to R.M.A,, and to technical committee in 1946; appointed council member N.T.D.A., 1947, and to service standards committee; chairman, North-eastern and Scottish Region R.M.A., 1948; Chairman No. 1 Region N.T.D.A., 1954. Recreations: cine-photography, bridge. Clubs: Merries, Rotary, Institute of Directors. Add: G.N. Tyre Co. (Vulcanisers), Ltd., Paley Street, Sunderland. T: Sunderland 71717-8; and Gainsborough, Whit burn Road, Cleadon, nr. Sunderland. T: Boldon 7605.

GINAVEN, Howard B.A., F.I.R.I. Director of Production, The Good year Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., since 1955. b: August 1, 1910, Springfield, Ohio. Educ: Ohio Wesleyan University and Case Tech. Training Group—Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, 1934; Technical Departments, 1935-44; Foreign Plant Operations, 1944-47; Plant Manager, Wolverhampton, 1947-55; Director of Production, U.K. Factories, 1955; Director, Goodyear, Luxembourg,— 1951-56; Director, L.S.R., since 1957. Recreations: golf, fishing, watching sports. Clubs: South Staffs Golf Club, English Speaking Union. Add: The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co. (Gt. Britain), Ltd., Wolverhampton. T: 22321; and Woodside, 84 Wrottesley Road, Tettenhall, Staffs. T: 51303.

GLANFIELD, John Rowley Director, Glanfield Lawrence, Ltd.. and its subsidiaries, since January, 1949. b: March 1, 1926. Educ: Highgate School. Articled student with The de Havilland Aircraft Co.. Ltd., 1945; afterwards Service engineer with The de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., until joining Glanfield Lawrence, Ltd. Recreations: travelling, yachting. Add: Glanfield Lawrence, Ltd., 407 High Road, North Finchley, London, N.12. T: Finchley 0091; and 101 Station Road, New Barnet, Herts. T: Barnet 3732.

GLANFIELD, Stanley Thomas F.I.M.I. Chairman and Managing Director, Glanfield Lawrence, Ltd., and its subsidiaries, since 1926. b: February 4, 1900. Educ: St. Thomas School, Exeter. Began career with Willey and Co., Exeter; joined R.N.A.S., 1916; commissioned in R.A.F., 1918; founded Glanfield Lawrence, Ltd., 1925; served in R.A.O.C., with rank of Major, 1940-45, and with British Army Staff, 1943-45; Chairman, National Motor Cycle Committee, M.A.A., 1952-53; Chairman, Hire Purchase Trade Association Council, 1952-53. Recreations: yachting, oil painting. Clubs: R.A.C., Colne Yacht. Add: Glanfield Lawrence, Ltd., 407 High Road, North Finchley, London, N.12. T: Finchley 0091; and Rydal Mount, Beacon Hill, St. Osyth, Essex. T: St. Osyth 307.

GLENTON, Robert Motoring editor and feature writer, The Sunday Express since 1951. b: June 26, 1920. Educ: Scarborough College. First connected with the Industry as motoring writer to the Daily Mirror, 1947; since that time has driven and tested cars in many countries; served with infantry during Second World War; later became War Correspondent and has broadcast on motoring in Britain, Spain and East Africa. Recreations: international rally driving, sailing, painting, farming. Clubs: Press, Hatchet. Add: The Sunday Express, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. T: Fleet Street 8000; 8 The Old Hall, South Grove, Highgate Village, London, N.6. T: Fitzroy 0297; and Beggars Farthing, Llangrove, nr. Ross, Here fordshire. T: Llangarron 297.

GLOVER, Daniel Mark Chairman, United Lubricants, Ltd., and Associated Companies. b: December 18, 1909, Cliftonville. Educ: privately. Previously employed in the catering trade; first associated with the motor industry as Production Manager of a subsidiary company in 1939. Recreations: walking and riding. Add: United Lubricants, Ltd., United House, London, S.W.7. T: Kensington 7281; and Kingston House, Prince's Gate, London S.W.7. T: Kensington 2878.

GLOVER, Vernon Alfred A.M.I.Mech.E.. Chairman, Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., Hemel Hempstead, since 1950. b: August 1, 1901. Educ: Emanuel School, Strand College, City and Guilds of London. Joined Alford and Alder, 1920; engaged on technical development of front wheel brakes and front axle assemblies, Clayton Wagons, Ltd., 1924-27; rejoined Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., 1927; appointed Director, 1929. Chairman, Alford and Alder, Ltd., London, since 1946; Chairman, Alforder Newton, Ltd., Hemel Hempstead, since 1959; Director, Anglo Import Equipment Co. (in France), since 1958. Married Mabel Katherine, née Scott Brown; one daughter, one son. Recreations: gardening, bridge. Add: Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., Maylands Avenue, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. T: Boxmoor 3800; and Manor End, Gravel Path, Berkhampsted, Herts. T: Berkhampsted 546.

GODDARD, Arthur Percy General Manager, Austin Crompton Parkinson Electric Vehicles, Ltd., since July, 1957. b: October 14, 1903, Doncaster. Educ: Doncaster Grammar School, Doncaster Technical College. Served apprenticeship with electrical engineering concern— M. E. Goddard, Doncaster, 1921-31 sales representative, A. C. Cossor, Ltd. (Radio), 1932-40; service branch manager, A. C. Cossor, Ltd. (Radio), 1940-45; area manager (sales), Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., and Austin Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., 1945-57. Add: Austin Crompton Parkinson Electric Vehicles, Ltd., Morrison Works, South Wigston, Leicester. T: Wigston 5341-5; and 3 Farley Road, Leicester. T: Leicester 76119.

GODFREY, Henry Ronald M.I.Mech.E. Technical Director, H.R.G. Engineer ing Co., Ltd., since 1935. b: September, 1887. Educ: Private. Studied engineering at City and Guilds Technical College. With Werner Motors, Ltd., London, 1903-04; course in mechanical engineering, City and Guilds Inst., Finsbury, 1905-06; pupil apprentice, Williams and Robinson, Ltd., Rugby (now English Electric Co., Ltd.), 1907-10; Technical Director, G.N., Ltd., Hendon and Wandsworth, 1911-22; Director, Godfrey and Proctor, Ltd., Richmond, 1923-31; worked with A. Frazer-Nash on design of aircraft gun turrets, etc., 1932-34; Technical Director, H.R.G. Engineering Co., Ltd., 1935. Founder member, B.A.R.C., 1912. Clubs: B.A.R.C., \'.S.C.C., etc. Add: H.R.G. Engineering Co., Ltd., Oakcroft Road, Chessington, Surrey. T: Elmbridge 4489; and Bramley Old Mill, Bramley, nr. Guildford, Surrey. T: Bramley 3051.

GODFREY, Howard M.C. Chairman and Managing Director, Skurray's, Ltd., since 1940. b: July 11, 1891. Served apprenticeship with Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Company. Joined MacArthur Atkins and Co., Ltd., London, as junior clerk; Connaught Motor and Carriage Co., Long Acre, 1908; joined R.A.S.C. (M.T.) as 2nd Lieut., 1914; wounded, 1915, awarded M.C., 1917; twice mentioned in Dispatches; demobilized, 1919; returned to Connaught Motor and Carriage Co.. until 1937; joined Skurray's, Ltd., as Managing Director, 1937; appointed Chairman, 1940. Married Kate née Molyneux, 1914, one son and one daughter; three grandchildren. Recreations: fishing, shooting, music. Club: Golfers', London, S.W.1. Add: Skurray's, Ltd., The Square, Swindon. Wilts. T: Swindon 2266-8; and Chantry Cottage, Ogbourne St. George, nr. Marlborough, Wilts. T: Ogbourne St. George 232.

GOEHRING, William Henry Joint Managing Director, Hobday Bros., Ltd., since 1952. b: October 14, 1908. Pittsburgh, U.S.A. Educ: Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Penn., U.S.A. Employed as Industrial Engineer with U.S. Steel Corporation, 1932-41; served with U.S. Army (Ret. Lieut-Col.), Field Artillery, 1941-47, in England, France and Germany; on termination of war, served as Chief, Economics Division, Bremen, with U.S. State Department; resigned November, 1952, to accept present position. Recreation: fishing. Add: Hobday Bros., Ltd., Great Eastern Street, London, T: Bishopsgate 4343; and Arden Court, Bishops Avenue, London, N.2. T: Meadway 2880.

GOLDSMITH, Henry John A.C.G.I., B.Sc.(Eng.), M.Inst.B.E. Managing Director, Performance Cars, Ltd. b: December 28, 1922. Educ: Lycee Bugeaud. Algiers, Imperial College, London. Student of Chemical Engineering and Physics, Faculte des Sciences, at the Lye& Bugeaud; served in the R.A.F., with rank of Sergeant-Pilot, 1943-46; fur ther technical education at Imperial College (City and Guilds) London, 1946-48; founded Performance Cars, Ltd., 1948. Recreations: yachting and tennis. Clubs: Steering Wheel, B.A.R.C. Add: Perform ance Cars, Ltd., Great West Road, Brentford, Middx. 7': Isleworth 7011; and " The Chestnuts," Jersey Road, Osterley, Middx.

GOLDSMITH, Mac Deputy Chairman and Joint Managing Director, John Bull Rubber Co., Ltd. b: July 3, 1902, Germany. Is also Chairman and Managing Director of Metalastik, Ltd., and Director of Precision Rubbers, Ltd. Recreations: golf, riding, ski-ing. Add: Metalastik, Ltd., Evington Valley Road, Leicester. T: 37281: and 3 Birkdale Avenue, Leicester. T: 78127.

GOODALL, George Henry Director, The Morgan Motor Co., Ltd. b: May 18, 1885, Bristol. Educ: Bristol. Served five-year apprenticeship with J. S. Willway and Sons, Bristol, 1900-05; with various motor companies until 1914 when served with R.A.F.; on demobilization joined James Fryer, Ltd., Hereford. as manager; present organization as general manager, 1926; becoming a director in 1937; President Worcestershire Motor Club; Past President Worcestershire Camera Club. Recreations: gardening, photography and motor sport. Add: Morgan Motor Co., Ltd., Pickersleigh Road. Malvern Link, Worcs; and Doverhay, Leigh Sinton, Malvern, Worcs. T; Leigh Sinton 284.

GOODE, Albert Arthur Exhibition Manager, International Motor Exhibition. The International Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, and the Smithfield Show, since 1955. b: February 9, 1905, London. Educ: Acland Central School, N. London. Joined the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., as a clerk in the Exhibition Dept., 1920; Ministry of Supply (TT2), 1940-47; Chief Clerk, S.M.M.T. and Exhibition Dept., 1948, :ksst. Exhibition Manager, 1950. Add: The Society of Motor. Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., Forbes House, EIalkin Street, London, S.W.1. T: Belgravia 6611

GOODE, Christopher James A.M.I.Mech.E. Project Engineer, The Rover Co., Ltd., since 1952. b: October 10, 1920. Birmingham. Educ: King Edward VI's Grammar School. Birmingham. Technical training at Coventry Technical College (Higher National Certificate Course) and as an apprentice to Daimler Co., Ltd., Coventry. 1939; became technical assistant, Daimler Co., Ltd., till 1947 when joined Rover Co., Ltd. as assistant development engineer; appointed to present position, November, 1952. Add: The Rover Co., Ltd., Solihull, War wicks. T: Sheldon 4242; and 38 Portland Place, Leamington Spa. T: 404.

GOODE, Brigadier Ernest Reginald C.B.E., B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. Deputy Director of Supplies and Transport, Southern Command. b: August 27, 1908, Sheerness. Educ: King's College, London; University of Reading. Technical training at Wolverhampton Technical College; R.A.S.C. Heavy Repair Shop, Feltham; and attended three-year course, Guy Motors; became Officer i/c Transport, R.A.S.C. in 1930 since when has held various mechanical transport appointments in the Army; served with Sudan Government, commanding workshops and eventually Supply and Transport Corps, of the Sudan Defence Force, 1935-42. Recreations: shooting, gardening and tinkering with cars. Add: Supplies and Transport, Southern Command, Salisbury, Wiltshire; and The Well Cottage, Hatchford End, Cobham, Surrey. T: 2983.

GORDON ENGLAND, Eric Cecil F.R.Ae.S., M.I.Prod.E., F.I.M.I. Retired. b: April 5, 1891, Concordia, Argentine. Educ: New College, Eastbourne; Framlingham College, Suffolk. Served apprenticeship in Great Northern Railway Works at Doncaster; entered aviation, 1909; holds Pilot Certificate No. 68 and was prominent as test pilot before and during First World War; entered motor trade as an Agent, 1919; Past-President, Motor Agents Association; Managing Director, Gordon England, Ltd., manu facturers of patent Motor Bodies; Director, Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd.; returned to aeronautics as Managing Director, General Aircraft, Ltd.; first Chairman of Engineering Industries Ass°dation; Member of the Committee of R.A.C., Council of B.A.R.C. Recreations: farming, yachting, tennis. Clubs: R.A.C., B.A.R.C. Add: Hunt's Farm, Broadstreet Common. Guildford, Surrey. T: Worplesdon 63.

GOUDIE, George MacAdam (Deceased August 6, 1959) J.P., F.I.M.I. Chairman and Managing Director, Goudie's Garage, Ltd., Paisley. b: September 6, 1896. Educ : John Neilson Institution, Paisley. Served apprenticeship with Gleniffer Motors, Glasgow, 1911-16; jig and tool draughtsman with Kelvin, Bottomley and Baird, Ltd., Glasgow, 1916-17; technical assistant, M. D. Robertson (Engineers), Ltd., 1917-19; machine shop and chassis frame manager, Chas. McNeil, Ltd., Glasgow, 1919-23; founded present business in Paisley, 1925; continuing as Chairman on conversion to limited company in 1956. Chairman, Scottish Sporting Car Club, Glasgow, 1937; President, S.M.T.A., 1950-52; Vice-chairman, R.S.A.C., 1956-59. Clubs: R.S.A.C., R.A.C. Add: Goudie's Garage, Ltd., 7 West Street, Paisley. T: Paisley 6233-4; and 22 Potterhill Avenue, Paisley.

GOUGH, Dennis Edward B.Sc., J.P., A.M.Inst.C.E., Overseas Secretary; Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., since May, 1946. b: June 22, 1893, Bristol. Educ: Redland School, Bristol, and Bristol University. Served apprenticeship with Mather and Platt, Ltd., Manchester; in 1914 commissioned R.E. (T.F.), and served throughout First World War in Egypt and Gallipoli; demobilized 1919 with rank of Captain; from 1920, represented engineering concerns in India, Burma and Ceylon, touring the Far East in 1934; joined S.M.M.T. as Overseas Representative in India, 1935; appointed Chief Inspector Engineering in India, 1941, with rank of Lieut.-Colonel; has been a J.P. since 1939. Recreations: gardening and photography. Add: Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., Forbes House, Halkin Street, London, S.W.I. T: Belgravia 6611; and 100 Manor Way, Becken ham, Kent. T: Beckenham 1949.

COWERS, William Ernest M.I.Mech.E. Director and General Manager, Girling, Ltd., since 1947. b: September 1, 1894, Chelmsford. Educ: Chelmsford Elementary School, Chelmsford Technical School. First connected with the motor industry as Works Superintendent with Gwynne Cars, London, 1921-27; afterwards held positions as Works Superintendent, Wolseley Motors, Ltd., Birmingham; Works Manager, Morris Motors, Ltd., Oxford; Works Manager, Rotal Air Screws; Superintendent, Austin Motor Co., Ltd., Birmingham. Recreations: fishing and gardening. Add: Girling, Ltd., Grange Works, Cwmbran, Mon. T: Cwmbran 2171 • and Mayfield, Llanover, near Abergavenny, Mon. T: Nantyderry 386.

GRANT, Francis Brian B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Splintex, Ltd., and Garland Engineering, Ltd., since 1957. b: November 17, 1902. Educ: Eastbourne College; University College, London. Two years Engineer at the Fuel Research Station, Greenwich; two years Research Department, London General Omnibus Co., Chiswick; one year, Works Manager, Protectoglass, Ltd.; four years, Research Department, I.C.I., Billingham; 17 years with Pilkington Bros., Ltd., including Managing Director, Sheet Glass, Ltd., Sheerness, and of Vidrieria Argentina S.A., Argentina; five years, Managing Director, Esterbrook Pen -Co., London and Birmingham. Recreations: photography, music, theatre, reading. Married. Add: Splintex, Ltd., and Carland Engineering, Ltd., Nightingale Road, Hanwell, London, W.7.

GRANT, Gregor James b: November 11, 1910. Educ: Scotland and South Africa. Cartoonist, Glasgow Bulletin and Evening Times, 1931-37; Assistant Editor, The Light Car, 1937-39, and 1947-50; founded Autosport, August, 1950; Managing Editor; served with Royal Signals and 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry during Second World War commissioned 1940; wounded Falaise, July, 1944; officer i.c. AFV Publications, 1945-46. Publications: " Modern Motoring," " British Sports Cars," " 500 c.c. Racing," " For mula 2 Racing," " High Performance Cars " (with John Bolster as joint author). Recreation: com petition motoring, including Monte Carlo, Tulip, R.A.C. and Lyon-Charbonnieres Rallies, and Mille Miglia. Add: 13 Meadway, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, N.W.11.

GRANT, Thomas C.A. Director and Secretary, India Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd. b: May 14, 1900, Glasgow. Educ: Whitehill School, Glasgow; Glasgow High School; commenced business with firm of chartered accountants in Glasgow, 1919; qualified as Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, 1924; joined Herbert Morris, Ltd., Loughborough, as accountant in 1925; in 1932 joined present com pany as assistant accountant, becoming Secretary in 1935 and a Director in 1953; is a Freeman of the City of Glasgow. Recreations: golf and gardening. Add: India Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., Inchinnan, Renfrewshire. T: Paisley 4141; and 26 Woodvale Avenue, Whitecraigs, Renfrewshire. T: Giffnock 2503.

GRANTHAM, Reading Thomas Officer, Legion of Merit (U.S.A.). Director and General Manager, W. Watson and Co. (Liverpool), Ltd., since September, 1955. b: January 31, 1905. Educ: Queen Elizabeth's School, Hartlebury. Mechanical training with the Star Engineering Co., Ltd., Wolverhampton, 1922-24; joined the Rover Co., Ltd., Coventry, in 1925, transferring from Works to Sales Dept. in 1929; resigned, June, 1936, on appointment to Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Luton, as Senior Representative responsible for Distributor and Dealer development. Commissioned on outbreak of Second World War and, in 1940, posted to T.T.2, Ministry of Supply, as Staff Captain. Promoted Major, 1940, Lieut.-Col., 1941, and Colonel, 1942, on assuming duties of Deputy Director of Mechanization. As D.D.M. (Production) was responsible for planning and scheduling of Wheeled Vehicle Production for all Services, and for organizing assembly operation for all imported Army vehicles, which eventually produced 325,952 vehicles (including U.S. Army). General Sales Manager, J. Brockhouse and Co., Ltd., West Bromwich, 1945-49; Managing Director, Overseas Motor Transport Co. (E.A.), Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya, 1949-1955. Recreations: riding, photography and motor racing. Clubs: Lyceum, Rembrandt, No. 10 Belgrave Square. Add: W. Watson and Co. (Liverpool), Ltd., 35-37 Bold Street, Liverpool, 1. T: Royal 7080; and 101 Portland Court, Wallasey, Cheshire. T: New Brighton 2743.

GRAVES. Harold John M.I.P.E., Local Director, Austin Motor Co., Ltd., since 1953. b: June 27, 1898, Chesterton, near Leamington Spa. Educ: Warwick School: training course with the Daimler Motor Co., Ltd., Coventry, 1914-17, also acquired technical education at Coventry and Birmingham Technical Colleges; commissioned in R.A.F., 1917-19, serving with Naval Air Service Branch; joined Austin Motor Co., Ltd., June, 1919, as Planning Engineer, Chief Buyer and Supply and Production Equipment Manager; is also a Director of British Indestructo Glass, Ltd.. Willesden; also qualified as Associate Member of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants. Add: Austin Motor Co., Ltd., G.P.O. Box 41, Longbridge, Birmingham, 31. T: Priory 2101; and Kingston, 9 Lyttelton Road, Droitwich, Worcestershire. T: Droitwich 2344.

GRAY, Lt.-Col. Charles Reginald M.B.E., T.D., M.Inst.B.E. Managing Director, Sharps Commercials, Ltd. (Bond Minicars). b: 1918, Warwickshire. Educ: Moseley College and Birmingham University. Employed in family business in Birmingham for four years; joined T.A. in 1936 and served overseas throughout the Second World War; mentioned in Dispatches, 1944; M.B.E., 1945; has ridden in point-to-point races, flat races, etc., and show riding; became a Director of present company in 1946 and in 1949 commenced production of the Bond Minicar; is also a Director of Loxhams Coachworks, Ltd.; of Williams and Gray, Ltd. (Metal Smallwares); and Loxhams Garages, Ltd.; Loxhams Engineering, Ltd.; has commanded a Territorial Regiment, R.A., since the War. Recreations: motor racing, cricket and horses. Married, 1941, Anne née Bradshaw; two sons. Add: Sharps Commercials, Ltd., Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Lancs. T: Preston 4002-4; and Dimples, Garstang, Lancs. T: 3147.

GRAYDON, James Julian Griff Managing Director, V.W. Motors, Ltd., Volkswagen Concessionaires for the U.K., since 1954. b: January 10, 1908, London. Educ: Christ's Hospital. Entered the Motor Industry in 1936; first appointment was with Henlys, Ltd., 1937, as Sales Manager, Great West Road Depot; joined Queen's Royal Regiment 1940 and was seconded to Intelligence; demobilized 1946 and rejoined Henlys, Ltd., as Manager, Rolls-Royce Department; appointed General Manager 1949; became Managing Director, V.W. Motors, 1954. Recreations: golf, music and archaeology. Clubs: Public Schools, R.A.F. Reserves. Add: Lords Court, 32-34 St. John's Wood Road, London, N.W.8. T: Cunning ham 8000; and Brockstones, Bears Den, Kingswood, Surrey. T: Mogador 2653.

GREGG, Albert Sydney Founder, Remax, Ltd.; Director, Remax, Ltd., since 1957. b: November 6, 1887, Bowes Park, London. Educ: Tottenham Technical School. Director and General Manager, Ripaults, Ltd., 1909-27; Chairman, Remax, Ltd., 1925-57; until December, 1957, Director, Motor and Electronic Corporation, Ltd., when Simms Motor Units took over and he relinquished seat on Board. Clubs: R.A.C., Arts, City Livery. Add: Remax, Ltd., Remax House, Alfred Place, London, W.C.1. T: Langham 9561; and 23 Uphill Road, Mill Hill, London, N.W.4. T: Mill Hill 1479.

GREGORY, Cyril Director and General Manager, Carlight Trailers, Ltd., since 1946. b: December 23, 1911, London. Educ: Epworth College, and Manchester School of Technology; Technical Representative, 1930-39, for J. M. Steel and Co., Ltd., marketing resins, synthetic rubbers, synthetic glues, manufactured by I. G. Farben industrie Akt. Frankfurt; Second World War, Royal Air Force, 1939-45; General Manager, J. M. Steel and Co., Ltd. (Manchester Branch), 1945-46; Chairman, National Caravan Council, 1954-55: won King's Cup Air Race, 1952. Recreations: photography, golf, flying. Club: Royal Aero. Add: Carlight Trailers, Ltd., Church Lane, Sleaford, Lincs. T: Sleaford 120.

GREGORY. Kenneth Albert Director, Stirling Moss, Ltd.; Managing Director, Express Coachcraft, Ltd.; Director, Brands Hatch Circuit, Ltd.; British Racing Partnership, Ltd.; Manager, R.R.C. Walker Racing Team. b: July 29, 1926, Manchester. Educ: Oldham Blue Coat School, Millhill Boys School, Leicester. Joined H.M. Forces on boy service, January, 1942; served apprenticeship as vehicle mechanic at the Army Technical School. Arborfield; served with R.E.M.E., Intelligence Corps, Glider Pilot Regiment, and School of Combined Operations; left H.M. Forces, July, 1949; commenced work in R.A.C. Competitions Department; Secretary, " 500 Club," 1950; Manager, Stirling Moss, Ltd., 1952; Director, 1955; Assistant Secretary, U.P.P.I., 1957; founded British Racing Partnership with A. E. Moss, 1958. Recreations: motor racing, hi-fidelity music, theatre, small boats, water ski-ing. Clubs: R.A.C., B.R.D.C., B.A.R.C. and B.R.S.C.C. Add: 69 Lots Road, London, S.W.10. T: Flaxman 2171; and Flat 3, 120 Wigmore Street, London, W.1. T: Welbeck 9851.

GREGORY, Patrick G. M. Public Relations Officer, The Royal Automobile Club, since 1955. b: January 17. 1920. Educ: King Edward's High School, Birmingham. Journalist on provincial news papers, 1938-39; Squadron Leader, R.A.F., 1940-46; Air and Motoring Correspondent, Press Association, 1946-55. Recreation: Gliding. Club: Press. Add : Royal Automobile Club, 83 Pall Mall, London, S.W.1. T: Whitehall 4343; and Brendon, Chester Avenue, Richmond, Surrey. T: Richmond, Surrey, 0488.

GRICE, Robert William A.Inst.E.X.E. Works Director, Jaguar Cars, Ltd., since 1957. b : May 1, 1911, Harborne, Birmingham. Educ: York House School, Birmingham, and Birmingham Central Technical College. Joined Austin Motor Co., Ltd., as engineering apprentice in 1926; after wards was connected with experimental and production road testing; in 1946 joined Jaguar Cars, Ltd., as Superintendent of Road Test Departments, and in 1950 rejoined Austin Motor Co., Ltd., to take charge of experimental and production testing, Car and Commercial Divisions; appointed Chief Experimental and Production Engineer to the British Motor Corporation, Ltd., 1953, and was associated with the Racing Division; rejoined Jaguar Cars, Ltd., as Works Director in June, 1957. Add: Jaguar Cars, Ltd., Coventry. T : Coventry 62677; and 51 'Middleton Hall Road, King's Norton, Birmingham 30. T : King's Norton 2711.

GRIDLEY, John Crandon C.B.E. Chairman, Mobil Oil Co., Ltd. b: May 28, 1904, Cardiff. First connected with the industry as Chairman of present company (then known as Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd.), in January, 1949. Add: Mobil Oil Co., Ltd., Caxton House, Tothill Street, London, S.W.1. T: Whitehall 1010.

GRIDLEY of Stockport, 1st Baron (cr. 1955), Arnold Babb Gridley K.B.E. cr. 1920, M.I.E.E. Chairman, Ross, Courtney and Co.; Mawdsleys, Ltd.; The Southern Area Electric Corporation, Ltd.; and other companies. b: July 16, 1878. Educ: Bristol Grammar School and Clifton Laboratories. Directed various electric supply and manufacturing concerns prior to joining Ministry of Munitions as Controller of Electric Power, 1916-19; was also Chairman of various War Cabinet's sub-committees; Chairman of Conservative Members (1922) Committee, 1946-51; President of British Association of Chambers of Commerce, 1946-48; six years on Evershed Committee Examining High Court Practice and Procedure. Clubs: Carlton, Devonshire and St. Stephen's. Add: Ross, Courtney and Co., Ltd., 25 Ashbrook Road, Upper Holloway, London, N.19. T: Archway 1166; and Culwood, Lye Green, Chesham, Bucks. T: Chesham 8321.

GRIFFITH, Cyril Cobham. M.C., Chairman, Engineering Components, Ltd.; Managing Director, Coopers Mechanical Joints, Ltd. b : January 2, 1891, Furneux Pelham. Ethic: Highgate School. Entered the Motor Industry, 1910; served in First World War (awarded Greek M.C., in addition to British equivalent); mentioned in Dispatches; Chairman, Southern Regional Board for Industry, 1949-52; Member of the Council, S.M.M. and T., 1935-39; Member of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers. Recreations: golf and gardening. Clubs : Devon shire and R.A.C. Add: Coopers Mechanical Joints, Ltd., Liverpool Road, Slough, Bucks. T: Slough 24511; and Stoke Lodge, Stoke Poges, Bucks. T Fulmer 67.

GRIFFITH, Patrick Waldron Cobham Sales Director, Coopers Mechanical Joints, Ltd. b: 1925, Weybridge. Educ: Bryanston School. Second World War, Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot, 1943-45; joined Coopers Mechanical Joints, Ltd., 1946, and has since been engaged mainly on the sales side at home and abroad; has paid extensive visits to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and America; driver in Aston Martin Works Team, 1952-54; Liveryman of Company of Coachmakers and, Coach Harness Makers. Recreations: golf, tennis. Club: R.A.C. Add: Coopers Mechanical Joints, Ltd., 14 Liverpool Road, Slough, Bucks. T: Slough 24511; and " Fifth House," West Withe ridge, Knotty Green, Beaconsfield, Rucks. T: Beaconsfield 1167.

GRIFFITHS, Arthur O.B.E., M.I.Prod.E. Group Managing Director, Sterling Industries, Ltd., Chard, Somerset; Director and Deputy Chairman, Dualloys, Ltd., Sintered Metal Components, Ltd., Exactor, Ltd., Sterling Instruments Co., Ltd. b: July 17, 1902, Halifax. Educ: Ermysteds Grammar School, Skipton; studied engineering at Bradford Technical College. Served apprenticeship with D. Mitchell and Co., Keighley; worked with Prince-Smith and Son for two years before joining Armstrong Whitworth's on machine tool design; left to join Linotype and Machinery, Ltd., Altrincham, on production engineering; became head of Standards Dept., Ford Motor Co., Ltd., at Dagenham; remained 17 years with this company; in January 1948 appointed Director and General Manager, F. Perkins, Ltd., until 1956; Director and General Manager, The Daimler Co., Ltd., Cbventry, 1956-58; Liveryman of Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers. Recreations: golf, photography. Add: Sterling Industries, Ltd., Chard, Somerset.

GRIFFITHS, Arthur Benjamin O.B.E., M.A., F.S.A.A., F.I.M.T.A. Director Kennings, Ltd., since 1956. b: September 11, 1883, Wednesbury, Staffs. Educ: Walsall Technical School, Birmingham University. City Treasurer of Sheffield, 1927-48; Public Works Loan Board Commissioner; Past President, Institute of Municipal Treasurers and Accountants. Recreations: golf, music. Club: St. James', Sheffield. Add: Kennings, Ltd., Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield, 10. T: 64584; and 294 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, 11. T: 72393.

GRIFFITHS, Leonard M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E. Design Engineer for Automobile Ignition and Lighting Apparatus, The British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd. b: January 30, 1894, Coventry. Educ: Bablake School, Coventry. Studied engineering at Coventry Technical Institute; served apprenticeship to electrical engineering and served three years at Coventry Electricity Works; in 1912 joined B.T.H. as Meter Tester-, and took charge of testing of Aircraft Magnetos in 1914; transferred in 1920 to the Design Staff; awarded I.A.E. Daimler Premium in 1919 for paper " Testing H.T. Magnetos " and Utility Prize in 1927 (jointly with A. P. Young) for paper on " Magnetos.", joint author with A. P Young of " Automobile Electrical Equipment "; Life Member of Coventry Engineering Society; Founder Member, Life Member and Past Master of Coventry Guild of Citizens. Recreation: social welfare. Add: The British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Coventry. T: Coventry 64181; and 56 Merynton Avenue, Coventry. T: 68840.

GRINHAM, Edward George M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E. Consultant to Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., since May, 1957. Consultant to Standard Motor Co., Ltd. since January, 1957. b: April 26, 1891, Gillingham, Kent. Educ: Rochester Grammar School. Served apprenticeship with Vickers, Ltd., Erith, 1906-11; draughtsman, Wolseley Motors, Ltd., Birmingham, 1912-14; draughtsman, Arrol-Johnson, Ltd., Dumfries, 1914-16; Chief Draughtsman, Vulcan Motor Co., Southport, 1917-21; Chief Designer, Humber Co., Ltd., Coventry, 1921-30; Technical Director, Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Coventry, 1930-41; General Manager, de Havilland Co., Ltd., Hatfield, 1941-43 ; Chief Engineer, Rootes Group, Coventry, 1943-45; Technical Director and Deputy Managing Director, Standard Motor Co., Ltd., 1945-56; retired December, 1956. Recreations: golf, fishing. Add: Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., Holbrook Lane, Foleshill, Coventry. T: Coventry 88733 ; and Holly Hill, Holly Lane, Balsall Common, Nr. Coventry. T: Berkswell 3204.

GROOM, Frederick Sidney Publicity Manager, Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., since 1948. b: London, May 13, 1905. Educ : School of Engineering and Navigation. Supply Department, Anglo Persian Oil Co., Ltd., 1921-28; then with A. C. Cossor, as wireless technical correspondent; Advertising Department, Ford Motor Co., Ltd., L929-31; joined Vauxhall Motors in 1931 to undertake Editorial duties; then successively became Assistant Public Relations Manager, Public Relations Manager and Publicity Manager. Recreation: golf. Add: Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Luton. T: 2600; and 6 St. Stephens Avenue, St. Albans. T: 52015.

GRYLLS, Shadwell Harry M.A., M.I.Mech.E., M.S.I.A., M.S.A.E. Chief Engineer, Rolls-Royce, Ltd., Motor Car Division, since 1951. b: July, 1909. St. Neot, Cornwall. Educ: Rugby; Trinity College, Cambridge. First connected with the Motor Industry, 1930. Add: Rolls Royce, Ltd., Pyms Lane, Crewe. (Motor Car Division.) T: Crewe 55155.

GUERMONT, Miguel Enrique B.Eng., A.M.I.Mech.E., Sales Director, Fisher and Ludlow, Ltd., since March, 1957. b: June 17, 1898, Liverpool. Educ: Parkfield and Liverpool University. From 1919 to 1922, Lieutenant in the R.F.A.; from 1922 to 1926, with T. and T. Vicars, Ltd.; in South America, from 1926 to 1935; from 1935 onwards with Fisher and Ludlow, Ltd. Recreation: golf. Club: National Liberal. Add: Fisher and Ludlow, Ltd., Albion Works, Kingsbury Road, Erdington, Birmingham, 24. T: Erdington 2141; and 74 Russell Road, Moseley, Birmingham, 13. 7'; South 0666.

GUILLELMON, Marcel Jules H.E.C., M.I.Mech.E., S.A.E. Director, Renault, Ltd., London; Technical Manager, Amserv, Paris. b: August 22, 1898, Paris. Educ: Hautes Etudes Commercials, Paris. With Renault, 1920-50, Manager of the export factories; Managing Director, Renault, Ltd., 1930-40, 1945-50; Vice-President and President, 1924-50, Renault S.B. Inc., New York City; Managing Director, 1926-51; Agent-Beige Renault, Brussels; Managing Director, 1931-51 Societe a Gernieur Renault, Algiers. Clubs: Auto mobile Club of France, Tir Aux Pigeons, Paris. Add: Amserv. 52 Rue de la Bienfaisance, Paris (17). T: Laboroe 76-40: and 4 Rue du Bois de Boulogne, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. T: Maillot 5449.

GUY, Rowland Slater Director in charge of Design, Guy Motors, Ltd., Sunbeam Trolleybus Co., Ltd., since 1954. b: February 6, 1924, Wolverhampton. Educ: Shrewsbury and Brasenose College, Oxford. Guy Motors. Ltd., 1941; Sub/Lieut. R.N.V.R., 1942-46; L. Gardner and Sons, Ltd., Manchester. 1947; Guy Motors, Ltd, 1948. Recreations: sailing, ski-mg, shooting, fishing. Clubs: Naval and Military; R.A.C. Add: Guy Motors, Ltd., 'Wolverhampton. T: 31241; and Lowe Cottage, Worfield, nr. Bridgnorth, Shropshire. T: Worfield 263.

GUY, Sydney Slater M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.S.A.E. Former Chairman and Managing Director, Guy Motors, Ltd. and Founder of Company in 1913; former Chairman, Sunbeam Trolleybus 'Co., Ltd., and Guy Motors Africa (Pty.), Ltd. b: October 31, 1884. Educ: Birmingham Technical College. Apprenticed with Bellis and Morcom; Repairs Manager, Humber, Ltd., 1905-08; Works Manager, Sunbeam Trolleybus Co., Ltd., 1908-13; was responsible for the following productions: first British Commercial Vehicle with overdrive, 1914; 350 h.p. 9-cylinder radial aero-engine, 1918; first V.8-cylinder British car with automatic lubrication to all parts of the chassis, 1919; Britain's first low-loading drop-frame bus chassis, 1924; Britain's first military 6-wheel vehicle, 1925; the first British 6-wheel double-deck bus, 1926; the first double-deck electric trolleybus, 1926; first British 4-wheel-driven rear-engined all-welded armoured car, 1939; has been Member of S.M.M.T. for 33 years. Vice-President, 1928-29; on retiring in 1957 was first Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer to be appointed an Honorary Member of the Society; Freeman of the City of London; Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Carmen. Recreations: fishing, shooting, photography, sketching. Club: R.A.C. Add: Sauchieleigh, Albrighton, near Wolverhampton. T: Albrighton 288.

GUY, Trevor Maurice Buckley Service Director, Guy Motors, Ltd. since 1957. b: April 13, 1929, Wolverhampton. Educ: Rugby. Joined Guv Motors, Ltd. in 1947 and served apprenticeship with this and other engineering companies; obtained passenger transport operating experience in Offices and Service Departments of Birmingham City Transport: served two years in the Royal Armoured Corps; commissioned into the 10th Royal Hussars; joined Export Sales Department, Guy Motors, Ltd., 1953; appointed Assistant General Sales Manager, 1956 and Service Director, 1957. Recreations: shooting, fishing, ski-ing, sailing. Clubs: Cavalry, R.A.C. Add: Guy Motors, Ltd., Wolverhampton. T: Wolverhampton 31241; and Whiston Grange, Albrighton, Shropshire. T: Albrighton 401.

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