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TAPLEY, Arthur Donald Joint Managing Director, Martin Walter, Ltd. b: May 22, 1903. Manager of Tapley's Motors, Ltd., 1924-37, and Managing Director, 1937-38; joined Martin Walter, Ltd., 1938, as member of the Board and was Financial Director, 1946-55; appointed to present position in 1955. Recreation: golf. Clubs: Walmer and Kingsdown G.C., Royal Cinque Ports G.C., Princes G.C. Add: Martin Walter, Ltd., 145-147 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent. T: Folkestone 3103 and " St. Jean," London Road, River, Dover, Kent. T: Kearsney 2475.
TAPP, Percy C.B.E., M.C., M.Inst.T. Chairman, United Carriers, Ltd., County Commercial Cars, Ltd., Market Transport, Ltd. b: September 4, 1886, London. Educ: privately. With 19th Division in France in First World War; afterwards formed Market Transport, Ltd., and subsequently County Commercial Cars, Ltd., and is Chairman of both companies; in the Second World War, appointed Director of the Government Road Haulage Organization at the Ministry of War Trans port; at end of war, helped to form United Carriers, Ltd., of which he is Chairman,. Club: R.A.C. Add: United Carriers, Ltd., Kelvin House, Lower Belgrave Street, London, S.W.1. T: Sloane 9641; and Shermanbury, Yorke Road, Reigate, Surrey. T: Reigate 2171.
TATLOW, John Local Director. The Austin Motor Co., Ltd., since September, 1956. b: January 18, 1902, Coventry. Educ: Bablake School, Coventry; studied engineering at Coventry Technical College. First connected with the Motor Industry in 1918 when joined the Rover Co., Ltd., as a trainee; joined Riley (Coventry), Ltd., in road test department, 1924; Assistant Sales Manager, 1928; Service Manager, 1936; when the company became part of the Nuffield Organization in 1938 was made Works Manager, becoming General Manager in 1940; became General Manager, Riley Motors, Ltd., and M.G. Car Co., Ltd., when Riley Car Assembly was transferred to Abingdon and name of company changed; appointed General Manager, Morris Commercial Cars, Ltd., Birmingham, 1953. Add: The Austin Motor Co., Ltd., Longbridge, Birmingham. T: Birmingham Priory 2131; and 435 Green Lane, Finham, Coventry.
TATTERSALL, Norman M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Prod.E. Chief Engineer, Leyland Motors, Ltd., Engine Division, since 1952. b: June 15, 1902, Oswaldtwistle. Educ: Preston Technical School. First connected with Industry in 1917 as an apprentice draughtsman; subsequently became Chief Draughtsman, Research Engineer and Chief Designer; has served on many Technical Committees of the S.M.M.T. and M.I.R.A.; ex-Chairman of the North Western Centre Automobile Division of Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Recreation: golf. Club: Overseas. Add: Leyland Motors„ Ltd., Spurrier Works, Leyland, Lancs. T: Leyland 81661; and 4 Brooklands, Ashton, Preston, Lancs. T: 86515.
TAYLER, James William M.I.Mech.E., M.I.R.T.E. Transport Engineer, Hall and Co., Ltd., since 1951. b: Putney. Educ: St. John's, Penge; Borough Polytechnic. in 1924 was a student apprentice with British Lighting and Ignition Co., Ltd., and from 1928-30 was an apprentice, Autos Industriel Latil Suresnes (Seine); was an assistant engineer with Hall and Co., Ltd., from 1930-40, and from 1940-45 was loaned to Ministry of Supply as Deputy Assistant-Director of Mechanization (W.V.); with Hall and Co., Ltd., as assistant engineer, 1945-51; chairman of Council, Institute of Road Transport Engineers, 1956-57, and vice-president, I.R.T.E., 1957-58. Add: Hall and Co., Ltd., Engineering Department, Salfords, Redhill, Surrey. T: Horley 1100; and Greenways, Heathfield Drive, Redhill, Surrey. T: Redhill 3281.
TAYLOR, Christine Rosamond F.Inst.T.A., M.J.I. Chairman and Managing Director, Industrial Transport Publications, Ltd., since 1934. b: March 25, 1896, London. Educ: private and grammar schools. Served in accounts departments, refrigerator manufacturers and maker of gramophones and records prior to 1916 when became connected with the Motor Industry in the industrial transport department of a tyre manufacturer; London Secretary, Traffic Services, Ltd., 1925-27; Lecturer, broadcaster and author; founder member, and trustee, Institute of Traffic Administration, and Chairman, London Centre, 1948-49; Chairman, Women's Traffic Club of Great Britain; has travelled widely in Europe, Canada and U.S.A. Recreations: flying, travel. Add: 18 Kensington Gate, London, W.8. T: Knightsbridge 0374.
TAYLOR, John Alfred Sales Director, Carrimore Six Wheelers, Ltd., since 1923. b: March 18, 1896. Educ: Gresham's School, Holt. Served apprenticeship with Clement Motor Co. During First World War, served in France, 1914-18; acquired partnership in Carrosserie Latymer, Ltd., a firm specializing in the production of trailers, and pioneers in this country of the light semi-trailer; in 1923 this company was acquired by Carrimore Six Wheelers, Ltd. Is also a Director of Steel Barrel Co., Ltd., and of G. Scammell and Nephew, Ltd. Recreations: hunting and gardening. Add: Carrimore Six Wheelers Ltd., Carrimore Works, High Road, North Finchley, London, N.12. T: Hillside 3631.
TAYLOR, John Harris Managing Director, R. E. Hamilton and Co., Ltd., Belfast, since 1954. b: January 13, 1918. Educ: K.C.S., Wimbledon. Lived in Australia until 1929; joined Actuarial Dept., Guardian Assurance Co., Ltd., 1935; served in the Middlesex Yeomanry, 1935, to outbreak of the Second World War. Commissioned in the Royal Corps of Signals, 1940; served in Iraq, Persia, Palestine, Egypt and Italy, and was demobilized in 1946; joined present company and was appointed to present position on formation of limited liability company in January, 1954. Is married, and has three children. Chairman, Ulster Division, M.A.A., 1958 and 1959. Recreations: hunting, photography, carpentry, golf. Clubs: Ulster Automobile, Malone Golf. Add: R. E. Hamilton and Co., Ltd., 32 Linenhall Street, Belfast. T : Belfast 29855; and " Beltrim," Malone Road, Belfast. T : Belfast 66754.
TEARNE, Charles Ernest Chairman and Managing Director, H. Beart and Co., Ltd., since 1927. b: April 30, 1900. Educ: Handsworth Grammar School, Birmingham. Served 5-year apprenticeship with Wolseley Motors, Ltd. Commissioned in R.F.C. and R.A.F , 1918-19. Held various appointments on retail side of Motor Industry, 1922-27. Served during Second World War in R.A.O.C. and R.E.M.E. with ra::of Major. Married; one daughter. Citic: 1t.A C., B.A.R.C. Add: H. Beart and Co., 1 :d., lu. London Road, Kingston on-Thames, Surrey. T: Kingston 3348; and 22 Imber Park Road, Esher, Surrey. T: Emberbrook 4295.
TEDDER, 1st Baron of Glenguin, cr. 1946, Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Arthur William Tedder G.C.B., cr. 1942, B.A., D.C.L., LL.D. Chairman, The Standard Motor Co., Ltd. Chancellor, Cam bridge University. President of the Royal Air Force Association. b: July 11, 1890. Educ: Whitgift and Magdalene College, Cambridge. Entered Colonial Service, 1914; commissioned Dorsetshire Regt., 1914, seconded to R.F.C., 1916; served France, 1915-17 and Egypt, 1918-19; permanent commission R.A.F. as squadron leader, 1919; commanded No. 207 Sqn., Constantinople, 1922-23; R.N. Staff College, 1923-24; commanded No. 2 Flying Training School, 1924-26; Air Ministry 1926-27; I.D.C., 1928; Directing Staff, R.A.F. Staff College, 1929-31; commanded Air Armament School, Eastchurch, 1932-33; Director of Training, Air Ministry, 1934-36; A.O.C., R.A.F., Far East, 1936-38; Director-General of Research and Development, Air Ministry, 1938-40; Deputy A.O.C. in C., R.A.F., Middle East, 1940 41, and A.O.C.-in-C., 1941-43; Air C.-in-C., Mediterranean Air Cd., 1943; Deputy Supreme Commander, A.E.F., 1944-45; appointed Marshal of the R.A.F., 1945; Chief of the Air Staff, 1946 49; Chairman, B.J.S.M., Washington and British representative, Standing Group of Military Committee, NATO 1950-51; Prince Consort Prize, 1913; Italian Medaille Militaire. 1916; Hon. Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambs., 1943. Publications: "The Navy of the Restoration," 1915; " Air Power in War," 1947. Clubs: R.A.F., Anthenxum. Add: The Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Banner Lane, Coventry. T: Tile Hill 66611; and 26 Cadogan Gardens, London, S.W.3.
TERRY, David Ernest Director, Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., since 1956. b: December 6, 1929, Moseley, Birmingham. Educ: The Leys School and Jesus College, Cam bridge. Recreations: hockey, cricket. Add: Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., Redditch. T: Redditch 61; and Ashcroft, 24 Four Ashes Road, Knowle, Warwickshire. T: Knowle 2707.
TERRY, Hugh Philip J.P. Joint Managing Director, Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., since 1952. b: March 26, 1915, Redditch. Educ: Leys' School, Cambridge. Joined Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., 1936; appointed Director, 1946; joined board of Redditch Indicator Co., Ltd., 1953; served in R.A.F., 1943-46. Add: Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., Redditch. T: Redditch 61; and Pook's Hill, Crabbs° Cross, Redditch.
TERRY, Norman Victor Chairman and Joint Managing Director, Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd. b: January 6, 1913, Redditch. Educ: Leys' School, Cambridge. Joined Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., 1932; appointed Director, 1946; Managing Director, 1952; Chairman, 1954; joined board of Webster and Horsfall, Ltd., Hay Mills, Birmingham, 1948. Recreation: sailing. Add: Herbert Terry and Sons, Ltd., Redditch. T: Redditch 61; and Farfield, Alvechurch, nr. Birmingham. T: Hillside 1609.
TETT, Hugh Charles Chairman and Managing Director, Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd. Joined the company in 1928 as an assistant in the Technical Sales Department, becoming Assistant Manager in 1930 and Manager in 1935; in 1939 transferred to the International Association (Petroleum Industry), Ltd., where he was engaged on the co-ordination of technical matters relating to sales throughout Europe for the Standard Oil Company (New Jersey); when Esso Development Co. was formed at the beginning of 1947 to conduct and co-ordinate the Esso Group's research and development in Europe, was appointed Managing Director, a position he held until he became General Sales Manager of the Esso Petroleum Co. in 1949; appointed to the Board of Directors in 1951, a Managing Director, 1956, and Chairman, 1958. Add: Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., 36 Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster, London, S.W.1. T: Whitehall 5151; and Tor Point, Camp End Road, St. George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey. T: Cobham (Surrey) 308.
THACKER, Charles Managing Director, Ford Motor Co., Ltd., since January, 1957. b: February 13, 1897, Manchester. Educ: Salford Technical College. Joined The Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Export Section, 1924; Stores Superintendent, 1935; Ford-Werke A.G. of Cologne, 1945; General Manager, Ford Motor Co. (Belgium) S.A. of Antwerp, 1946; Director of Supply and Sales, Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 1951; Director of Manufacture, 1952; Assistant Managing Director 1953; also Director of Briggs Motor Bodies since 1953. Recreation: golf. Clubs: R.A.C., Thorndon Park Golf. Add: Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Dagenham, Essex. T: Dominion 3000; and Trawalla, 53 London Road, Brentwood, Essex. T: Brentwood 456.
THOM, Herbert James C.I.E., M.C., M.A., M.Inst.T. Chairman, Traffic Commissioners and Licensing Authority, South Eastern Traffic Area; Regional Traffic Commissioner, South Eastern Region, since 1953. b: February 24. 1895. Educ: Daniel Stewart's College, Edinburgh; Edinburgh University. First World War, Captain, Royal Scots, 1914-19; Indian Police, 1921-45; Transport Commissioner, United Provinces, 1945-47; Town and Country Planning Branch of Dept. of Health, Scotland, 1947-48; Chairman, Licensing Authority, L.A. and R.T.C., South Wales, 1948-53; Chairman, Motor Transport Commission, Northern Rhodesia, 1951. Add: Traffic Commissioners and Licensing Authority, Southbridge House, Southwark Bridge Road, London, S.E.1. T: Waterloo 2532; and Hillside, Brockham Lane, Betchworth, Surrey. T: Betch worth 2032.
THOMAS, Edwin John Stafford A.M.I.Prod.E., M.J.Inst.E. Production Control Manager, A.E.C., Ltd., since 1953. b: October 27, 1905, Walthamstow. Educ: William Morris School, Walthamstow. Joined A.E.C., 1921; trained in various works departments; transferred to drawing office, 1926; production control department, 1927; appointed Assistant Production Control Manager, 1951; Joint Secretary of specialist team on production control which visited U.S.A. in 1951; part-time lecturer on production control at Kingston Technical College, Woolwich Polytechnic, etc. Recreations: music, farming help. Club: The Strollers. Add: A.E.C., Ltd., Windmill Lane, Southall, Middx. T: Southall 2424; and 15 Craneswater Park, Norwood Green, Southall, Middlesex. T: Southall 5415.
THOMAS, Squadron-Leader Gerald Evan Editor, Motor Trader. b: January 28, 1904, Birmingham. Educ: King Edward's School, Camp Hill, Birmingham. Joined Trader Publishing Co., Ltd., 1929, as Midland Editorial Representative; served with R.A.F., 1939-45; attained rank of Command Staff Officer (Mechanical Transport) Western Mediterranean Allied Air Forces; appointed Editor of Motor Trader on demobilization, 1946; Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Coach and Coach Harness Makers. Married: two daughters. Add: 27 Sefton Road, Petts Wood, Kent. T: Orpington 23021.
THOMAS, Philip Merlyn Ashcroft Technical Editor, Bus and Coach and Motor Transport, since 1946. b: January 15, 1900, London. Educ: Bedales School, Petersfield; Bablake School, Coventry and privately in the U.S.A. Served indentured apprenticeship in automobile engineering with Associated Equipment Co., Ltd., and London General Omni bus Co., Ltd., 1916-22; served in the ranks of Queen Victoria Rifles and Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, 1918-19; joined editorial staff of Motor Transport in March, 1923, and of Bus and Coach when it was first published in 1929; commissioned in mechanical engineering branch of R.A.O.C., 1940, transferring to R.E.M.E. on its formation in 1942; served in France in 1940 and in the Middle East from July, 1941, to June, 1945; promoted Captain, 1941, Major, 1943; Deputy Assistant Director Mechanical Engineering, 1943; commanded workshops in Egypt and Tripolitania, 1944-45; demobilized 1945 and returned to previous appointments with Iliffe and Sons, Ltd.; elected member of Institute of Road ,Transport Engineers, 1945; served on council of I.R.T.E., 1947-50, 1951 54 and 1955-58. Recreation: motoring. Add: Iliffe and Sons, Ltd., Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, S.E.1. T: Waterloo 3333; and 70 Petts Wood Road, Orpington, Kent.
THOMAS, Sir (William) Miles (Webster) Kt. ce. 1943. D.F.C., M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E. Chairman, Monsanto Chemicals, Ltd., since 1956; Deputy Chairman, British Glues and Chemicals, Ltd.; Director, Chemstrand, Ltd., Forth Chemicals, Ltd., Sun Insurance Office, Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Society. Chairman, Mead Carney and Co., Ltd. b: March 2, 1897, Wrexham, North Wales. Educ: Bromsgrove; University of Birmingham. Premium pupil to Bellis and Morcom, Birmingham; joined 4th Light Armoured Motor Battery as Rolls Royce armoured-car driver; commissioned R.F.C., 1916; instructor on Bristol monoplanes and Nieuports; awarded D.F.C. for aerial combat; returned to England with permanent R.A.F. commission, 1919; joined Temple Press Ltd., as writer on motoring, 1919; Editor of The Light Car and Cyclecar, 1922; joined W. R. Morris (now Lord Nuffield), 1924; became publicity adviser, General Sales Manager, Director, Morris Motors; General Manager, Morris-Commercial Cars; Managing Director, Wolseley Motors and, in 1940, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of whole Nuffield Organization; served industry as president, M.T.A.; president, S.M.M.T.; chairman of Cruiser Tank Production Panel and British Government Tank Engine Mission to U.S.A., 1942; Knighted, 1943; Chairman, B.O.A.C., 1949-56. Recreations: shooting, golf. Clubs: Athenaeum, White's, R.A.C., and Links, New York. Add: Monsanto House, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. T: Abbey 5678; and Adderbury House, Virginia Water, Surrey. T: Wentworth 3124.
THOMPSON, Christopher Ronald Managing Director, John Thompson Motor Pressings, Ltd, b: December 14, 1927. Educ: Shrewsbury School; Trinity College, Cambridge. Received technical training through John Thompson, Ltd., Training Scheme; served as subaltern 1st Bn. K.S.L.I., 1946-48; appointed work study manager for the group, 1952; Director, John Thompson (Wolverhampton), Ltd., 1953; Production Director, John Thompson Motor Pressings, Ltd., 1955; Director on main board, John Thompson, Ltd., 1956. Add: John Thompson Motor Pressings, Ltd., Ettingshall Wolverhampton. T: Bilston 41121; and Eardington Manor, Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
THOMPSON, Eric C.A., A.M.B.I.M. Director, Lamb's Garage, Ltd., since 1948. b: November 3, 1909. Educ: Morgan Academy, St. Andrews University. Joined Lamb's Garage, Ltd., as Secretary, 1935; during the Second World War, served in R.A.F. V.R., and was demobilized in 1946, with rank of Squadron Leader. Is Vice President, Scottish Motor Trade Association and Dundee Business Club; Chairman Dundee Repertory Theatre Club; Treasurer, Dundee Branch, British Institute of Management; Member, Dundee Chamber of Commerce. Recreations: golf, the theatre. Clubs: R.A.F. Reserve, R.S.A.C. Add: Lamb's Garage. Ltd., 41 Trades Lane, Dundee. T: Dundee 6181; and 1 Gordon Street, Barnhill, Dundee. T: Dundee 78697.
THOMPSON, Ewart Sidney Works Director, Reliant Engineering Co. (Tam worth), Ltd., since 1947; Director, Smiths Forgings Co., Ltd.. since 1952. b: February 21, 1899, Wolverhampton. Educ: Council and Technical College, Wolverhampton. Served apprenticeship with the Clyno Engineering Co., Ltd., Wolverhampton, 1914-20; joined the Raleigh Cycle Co., Ltd., Nottingham, 1921; assisted in the production of the Flat Twin Raleigh; in 1922, became charge hand in assembly shop; fore man, 1923; in charge of repairs shop—spare and service department, 1924-30; in charge of finishing department producing single-cylinder motor cycles, 2-wheel commercial vans and 3-wheel cars, 1930-34; joined Reliant Engineering Co. (Tamworth), Ltd., as Works Manager, 1934. Recreation: gardening. Add: Reliant Engineering Co. (Tamworth), Ltd., Watling Street, Twogates, Tamworth, Staffs. T: Tamworth 336-7 and 681; and Rowan, Coton La'nc. Tamworth, Staffs. T: Tamworth 138.
THOMSON, Daniel Ferguson J.P. Chairman, Thomsons (Carron), Ltd. b: June 6, 1883, Carron. Educ: Falkirk. Founder of Thomsons (Carron), Ltd., and Thomson Caravans, Ltd. Add: Thomsons (Carron), Ltd., Carron, Falkirk. T: Larbert 393/4; and Ochilview, Carronshore, Falkirk. T: Larbert 393.
THOMSON, David Dipl.R.T.C.(Dist.), L.L.C.M. Managing Director, Thomsons (Carron), Ltd., Thomson Caravans, Ltd., Enterprise Caravans, Ltd.; Director. Africaravans, Ltd., Natal, S.A. b: May 24, 1910, Carron. Educ: Falkirk High School; Royal Technical College. Served apprenticeship, 1925-30; foreman, 1932-38; Manager, 1938-44; Director from 1944 onwards and Managing Director from 1947 onwards. Recreations: golf, walking, singing. Clubs: Glenbervie, Toastmasters'. Add: Thomsons (Carron); Ltd., Carron, Falkirk. T: Larbert 393/4; and Heatherdale, Bantaskin, Falkirk. T: Falkirk 346.
THORNLEY, George Herbert M.Sc.(Tech.), F.Inst.Pet. Group Technical Manager, C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd., since 1951. b: July 26, 1903, Douglas, Isle of Man. Educ: Douglas Secondary School; University of Manchester, B.Sc. (Tech.), M.Sc. (Tech.), General Chemical Technology. Joined C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd., in 1925 as Assistant Chemist; subsequently Manager. Dept. for Technical Information; appointed to present position in January, 1951; member of the Council of the Institute of Petro leum; Director, Wakefield-Dick Industrial Oils, Ltd., and Managing Director, Edwin Cooper and Co., Ltd. Recreation: gardening. Club: R .N.V.R. Add: C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd., 46 Grosvenor Street, London, W.1. T: Mayfair 9232.
THORNLEY, John William Yates Director and General Manager, The M.G. Car Co.. Ltd., Abingdon-on-Thames. General Manager, Riley Motors, Ltd. h: June 11, 1909, Streatham, London. Educ: Ardingly and London University. Joined M.G. Car Co., Ltd., November, 1931, as Assistant in Service Department; Service Manager, 1933; served during the Second World War with R.A.O.C., attaining the rank of Lt.-Col.; Sales and Service Manager, 1947; Assistant General Manager, 1948; General Manager, 1952, and Director, 1956. Recreations: Rotary, writing, music, eleckronics. Married; one son, one daughter. Add: The M.G. Car Co., Ltd., Abingdon-on-Thames. T: Abingdon 251; and Cotswold House, Abingdon-on-Thames. T: Abingdon 261.
THORNYCROFT, Sir John Edward K.B.E. cr. 1918, M.I.C.E. Governing Director of John I. Thornycroft and Co., Ltd. b: September 5, 1872. Created K.B.E. in 1918; past President of Institute of Civil Engineers; Vice president of Inst. of Naval Architects; formerly Director of Southern Railway. Clubs: Athenaeum, Junior Carlton, Bembridge Sailing. Add: John I. Thornycroft and Co., Ltd., Thornycroft House, Smith Square, London, S.W.1. T: Abbey 8000; and Steyne, Bembridge, Isle of Wight.
THORNYCROFT, Lieut. Cdr. John Ward C.B.E., M.I.N.A.; M.I.Mech.E. Chairman, Trans port Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd., since 1949. b: October 14, 1899, London. Educ: R.N. Col leges, Osborne, Dartmouth, Keyham, and Trinity College, Cambridge. First World War service, 1915-20; joined present company, 1921; became Assistant. Manager in 1924; Sales Director in 1929 and Joint Managing Director in 1942. Recreations: golf, sailing, gardening. Club: United Services. Married; one son and one daughter. Add: Trans port Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd., Thornycroft House, Smith Square, London, S.W.1. T: Abbey 8000; and 4 St. John's House, Smith Square, West minster, London, S.W.1. T: Abbey 5458.
THORNYCROFT, Roger D.S.C. General Manager and Sales Director, Transport Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd. b: June 16, 1902, London. Educ: Eton; Balliol College, Oxford. Ransomes and Rapier, Ipswich, 1923; Cadillac (U.S.A.), 1925; J. I. Thornycroft, Ltd. (Sales), 1927; R.N.V.R., 1940; J. 1. Thornycroft (Sales), 1945; member of Council and Management, S.M.M.T. Recreations: yachting, shooting, golf. Clubs: Travellers', Leander, Bernbridge Sailing, Berkshire Golf. Add: Thornycrott House, Smiths Square, London, S.W.1. T: Abbey 8000; and 9 Eaton Terrace Mews. London, S.W.1. T: Sloane 8387.
THRING, Meredith Wooldridge M.A. Professor of Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, The University of Sheffield. b: December 17, 1915, Australia. Educ: Malvern. Senior Scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1937 (1st Class Hons. Part I, Maths. Tripos, 1935; Hons. Part II, Physics Tripos, 1937); Assistant Scientific Officer, British Coal Utilization Research Association, 1937; Senior Scientific Officer, B.C.U.R.A., 1942; Superintendent, Physics Department, British Iron and Steel Research Association, 1946; Assistant Director, B.I.S.R.A., January, 1953; appointed to the Chair of Fuel Technology, Sheffield University, October, 1953; Fellowship of Institute of Physics, 1944; Fellowship of Institute of Fuel, 1951; Fellowship of Physical Society, 1947; member of Iron and Steel Institute; married; two sons and one daughter. Club: Athenaeum. Add: The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire; and 46 Canterbury Avenue, Sheffield, 10. T: 31657.
TIARKS, Henry Frederic Director, J. Henry Schroder and Co., Ltd., since 1926; Joseph Lucas, Ltd., since 1946, and Pressed Steel Co., Ltd., since 1936. b: September 8, 1900, Chislehurst, Kent. Educ: Eton College. After serving as Midshipman R.N.V.R. in 1918, travelled extensively; worked in J. Henry Schroder Banking Corporation, New York; joined J. Henry Schroder and Co., merchant bankers, 1926; first became associated with motor industry in 1936 on joining board of the Pressed Steel Co., Ltd.; served in Auxiliary Air Force (Balloon Barrage) in Second World War; invalided out, 1943 (Wing Commander); joined board of Joseph Lucas, Ltd., 1946; other directorships: Antofagasta (Chili) and Bolivia Railway Co., Ltd., Anglo-Scottish Amalgamated Corporation, Ltd., Securicor, Ltd., Stereograms, Ltd., Bank of London and South America, Ltd., Bank of London and Montreal, Ltd. (Nassau); in 1952. was a member of the Government Trade Mission to Venezuela, Colombia, Dominica, Mexico and Cuba; joined Dollar Exports Council in 1953, serving on the Latin-American and North American Committees, and in this connection has since served. on other missions to these areas. Recreation: golf. Clubs: White's, Bucks, Royal St. George's Golf, Swinley Forest Golf, Racquet and Tennis (New York), Pilgrims Society, Th6 Brook (New York). Add: 145 Leadenhall Street, London, E.C.3. T: Avenue 4600; and 11 Hyde Park Gar dens, London, W.2. T: Ambassador 3000.
TIDSWELL, John Wharton A.C.A. General Manager, Dunlopillo, Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. b: October 23, 1910, Sowerby Bridge, Yorks. Educ: Leeds Grammar School. Chartered Accountant's articled clerk, 1930-36; Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1936; Managing Clerk, 1936-40; Second World War, 1940-46, R.A., Staff Course (Theobald's Park); became Major (D.A.M.S.); served with Bintex, Ltd., Commercial Manager, and finally Director; with Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., as Assistant to executive Director, also Director, Bintex, 'Ltd.; Works Manager, Dunlopillo factory, Hirwaun, S. Wales, 1955-56. Recreations: golf, squash, watching Rugby football. Clubs: R.A.C., Cardiff and County, Alwoody and Headingly Golf, and Royal Birkdale. Add: Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Dunlopillo Division), Rice Lane, Walton, Liverpool, 9. T: Aintree 1691; and 553 Otley Road, Leeds, 16. T: Leeds 674294.
TILISON, Thomas William A.M.I.Mech.E. Chief Engineer, Dennis Bros., Ltd., since 1951. b: February 24, 1908, Coventry. Educ: Coventry. Served apprenticeship with Daimler Co., Ltd., Coventry, 1923-29; engineering drawing office, 1929-32; joined Dennis Bros., Ltd., 1932. Add: Dennis Bros., Ltd., Guildford, Surrey. T.: Guild, ford 5291: and Beech Hanger, Wonersh Park, Wonersh, Surrey. T: Bramley 3442.
TIPPEN, Frank John M.I.Mech.E. Chairman and Managing Director, Frank Tippen and Sons, Ltd. b: May 5, 1885, Charing, Kent. Educ: Grammar School, Yalding, Kent; technical training at Birmingham Central Tech. School (Evening Classes). Pupil, Ariel Motors, Ltd., Birmingham, 1903; 1909, Draughtsman in Special Designs Dept., Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Co., Ltd., Birmingham; joined R.A.E., Farnborough, on Design and Transmission in 1912; later Section Leader on Lighter-than-air Craft; worked on H.M.A. " Gamma " and H.M.A. " Delta," and responsible for design of H.M.A. " Eta " (flew in all these); 1914, appointed by Admiralty, Chief Designer, Airships, to R.N.A.S., and designed S.S. Airships (Blimps); 1915, Assistant Admiralty Overseer (Airships) to Vickers, Ltd.; 1916, Chief of Aviation Dept., Wm. Beardmore and Co., Ltd., Dalmuir, N.B. (building "of R23 and R34); 1918, Airship Sect. of Aircraft Manuf. Co., Ltd., Hendon; honoured as A.F.R.Ae.S. (honour lapsed on ending of airship construct.); 1920, took aircraft to Newfoundland for sealing industry and made survey of Botwood Aerodrome, later succeeded by Gander; 1921, returned to motor industry, Chief Draughtsman, Ariel Motors, Ltd., Birmingham; 1925, Experimental Design and Research, Sunbeam Motor Car Co., Ltd.; 1928, Chief Engineer and Designer, Singer and Co., Ltd.; 1933, designed Victor flat-twin oil engine and Tippen 4-cyl. vertical Diesel (prototype of Coventry Climax Diesel); 1940, designed and built high prec. engine governor and introduced name " Iso-speedic "; 1942, registered own company; 1946, started supply of invalid tricycles for M.o.W., later M.o.H.; member, Coventry Group of Eng. Indus. Assoc. Recreation: billiards. Add: Frank Tippen and Sons, Ltd., 90 Stratford Street, Coventry. T: Coventry 53244-5; and 21 Orchard Crescent, Coventry. T: Coventry 64357.
TIPPER, Charles Geoffrey O.B.E. (Military). Export Sales Manager, Vauxhall Motors, Ltd. b: June 7, 1908, Kendal, Westmorland. Educ: Stramongate School, Kendal. Joined Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., 1926; Export Department, 1931; joined R.A.F., August, 1940; demobilized with rank of Wing Cdr., 1946; rejoined Vauxhalls. May. 1946. Recreations: golf, music, reading. Clubs: East India and Sports, Dunstable Downs Golt. Add: Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Kimpton Road, Luton, Beds. T: Luton 2600; and Priory Gate, 12 Priory Road, Dunstable, Beds. T: Dunstable 743.
TIPPER, Eric Vandeleur Secretary, The Institute of the Motor Industry (Inc.). b: Bootle, Lancashire. Educ: Liverpool. Served with firm of Liverpool lawyers and then took up commercial career with Lewis's, Ltd., Liverpool and Glasgow; joined Paisley Civil Defence Services, 1939; appointed Staff Officer to the Services, 1941; Area Secretary for Scotland and North of England, 1945; transferred to Head Office, London, as Assistant Secretary in the same year; Administrative Secretary, 1948. Recreations: the amateur theatre, music, watching cricket. Add: 40 Queen's Gate, London, S.W.7. T: Knightsbridge 7632; and 236 Sudbury Heights Avenue, Greenford, Middlesex. T: Wembley 0388.
TIPPETT, Geoffrey Arthur George Managing Director, Alton Motor Co., Ltd. b: September 27, 1908. Educ: Imperial Service College, Haileybury. Premium apprentice, Great Western Railway, 1924-31; served in service tech nical department of Morris Motors, Ltd., Cowley, 1931-35; purchased Alton Motor Co., Ltd., with Ford franchise in 1935; is also Managing Director, Weybourne Investment Co., Ltd.; Industrial Bankers; General Coachwork, Ltd. Clubs: R.A.C., Number Ten. Add: Alton Motor Co., Ltd., Alton, Hants. T: Alton 2456; and Flinders, Powntley Copse, Alton, Hants. T: Long Sutton 281.
TIPPETTS, Stanley Arnold Managing Director, L. H. Newton and Co., Ltd. b: June 21, 1919, Birmingham. Educ: Bilton Grange and Marlborough College. Joined present concern as trainee in 1935; in 1936-7-8 competed in motor trials; joined T.A., 1938; released with rank of Staff Captain Technical Instructor, to return to industry; elected Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Coach and Coach Harness Makers in 1946. Recreations: motoring, sailing. Add: L. H. Newton and Co., Ltd.. Nechells, Birmingham, 7 T: East 1551; 14 Douro Place, Victoria Road, London, W.8; and Tanhay, Golant, Par, Cornwall.
TOLLEY, Leslie John Director and General Works Manager, Renold Chains, Ltd., since 1955. b: November 11, 1913, Oxford. Educ: Heading ton Senior School and Oxford School of Technology. Entered Radiators Branch of Morris Motors, Ltd., Oxford, as trainee, 1929; appointed Production Manager, 1939; General Manager, Nuffield Metal Products, Ltd., 1941-53; became General Works Manager, Renold Chains, Ltd., 1953; appointed Director of Renold Chains, Ltd., 1955; is also a director of Anchor Chain Co., Ltd.; Past Chairman and member of Council, Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering. Recreation: golf. Club: R.A.C. Add: Renold Chains, Ltd., Renold House, Wythenshawe, Manchester. T: Gatley 5221; and 31 Bramhall Park Road, Bramhall, Cheshire. T: Bramhall 757.
TOMKINS, Claud Lewis M.M I, A .M. Inst .B.E., A.Inst.A.A . Service Director, Spurling Motor Bodies, Ltd., Spurling Motors (Harrow), Ltd., and Spurling Motors (Chiswick), Ltd. b: May 29, 1903, Luton, Beds. Educ: Luton Higher Grade School and Luton Technical Institute. Apprentice tool maker, Hayward Tyler and Co.; with Vauxhall Motors, Luton, 1926, training in market survey, scheduling and service and sales; with General Motors, Hendon, training in advanced sales field work, 1930; with present concern as Assistant to Managing Director, 1931; Assistant Service Manager, 1932; Service Manager, Hendon, 1933; Director in Charge of Group Service, 1948. Add: Spurling Motor Bodies, Ltd., Edgware Road, The Hyde, Hendon, London, N.W.9. T: Colindale 7171; and 3 Brightwell Avenue, Totternhoe, Beds. T: Dunstable 515.
TONGUE, Reginald Ellis Governing Director, Arden and Bull, Ltd.; Vice President, Mid-Cheshire Motor Club, Ltd.; Director, Cheshire Car Circuit, Ltd. b: July 17, 1912, Urmston, Lancs. Educ: Sedbergh, and Exeter College, Oxford. Took active part in motor racing and motor sport generally from 1930 onwards, and competed in most International events, racing Riley, Aston Martin, E.R.A., and Maserati cars; served in R.A.F.V.R. as Flight Lieut.; after Battle of Britain, became Test Pilot to Rolls-Royce, Ltd.; is also chairman of Thomson and Taylor (Brooklands), Ltd.; Chairman and Joint Managing Director of Joseph Robinson and Co.; Director of Lookers, Ltd., Manchester, and other motor companies; Freeman of the City of London, and Member of the Worshipful Company of Loriners; married; one son. Recreations: shooting and hunting. Add: Arden and Bull, Ltd., Altrincham, Cheshire. T: 2662; and Lower Thornsgrcen Farm, Ashley, Altrincham, Cheshire. T: 3411.
TOWLE, Alfred M.Sc.(Eng.), M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E. Managing Director, Lubrizol International Laboratories. b: January 18, 1912, Derby. Educ: Derby School and Nottingham University. First connected with the motor industry in 1936, when became a technical assistant with Rolls-Royce, Ltd., Derby; from 1937 to 1939 was Ignition Project Engineer, and from 1939 to 1945, Mechanical Test Engineer, with the same company; Chairman of the Derby Centre Automobile Division, I.Mech.E. and member of the council; member of the council of the Motor Industry Research Association; awarded Herbert Akroyd Stuart Prize in 1950 and Crompton Lanchester Medal in 1956 for contribution to the proceedings of Automobile Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers on Engine Lubrication. Clubs: Pathfinder and Derby Motor (President). Recreations: show jumping, motor sport, table tennis, photography. Add: Lubrizol International Laboratories, Hazelwood, nr. Derby. T: Cowes Lane 308; and " Four Winds," Burley Drive, Quarndon, nr. Derby. T: Duffield 3106.
TRAPPE, Robert Sales Manager, Henry Meadows (Vehicles), Ltd., since 1958. b: January 7, 1914, London. Educ: Latymer School, Hammersmith; Regent St. Polytechnic, London. Started in Industry 1934, with Ford Motor Co. and Briggs Motor Bodies, Ltd., Time-Study, Efficiency and Engineering Depts., 1934-38; short term with Riley and Humber, then with Daimler Co., Coventry as Reclaim Stock Manager, also Sub-Contracts and Technical Service, 1938-48; from 1943 to 1946, Royal Navy Coastal Forces (M.T.B.$); Monte Carlo Rally (Daimler) and took Part in a number of minor Continental races; joined Brush Coachworks, Ltd., 1948, to launch Battery Electric Vehicles on motor industry lines; made Sales and Service Manager; visited Germany, Holland, Belgium; sold stressed-skin 'bus bodies to leading operators; representative on S.M.M.T.; transferred to Henry Meadows, Ltd., 1952; appointed Service Manager, 1953, also Automotive Sales Manager; introduced Porsche Synchromesh System into U.K.; designed new Exhaust Valve for leaded fuels, 1939; designed first Instruction Book with. built-in service vouchers, 1939; introduced extruded non-ferrous bumpers with plastics filler, 1948; has broadcast on motoring and motor sport. Recreations: motor sport, photography. Clubs: Steering Wheel, White House, Camera. Add: Henry Meadows (Vehicles), Ltd., Park Lane, Wolverhampton. T: Wolverhampton 31921; and 25 Windmill Lane, Wightwick, nr. Wolverhampton. T: Wolverhampton 61391.
TRESIDDER, Charlie Gerald A.M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E., F.Inst.Pet. Chief Automotive Engineer, Mobil Oil Co., Ltd., since 1955 b: March 14, 1916, Birmingham. Served engineering apprenticeship with Daimler-Lanchester, 1932 37; various engineering appointments, 1937-39; Engineering Instructor and Lecturer, Hong Kong Government Trade and Technical College, 1939-41; commissioned, War Service, 1941-45; various engineering appointments with this company since 1946. Recreations: gardening, cooking, sailing, swimming. Clubs: Royal Aero, Foxgrove Golf. Add: Mobil Oil Co., Ltd., Caxton House, Tothi11 Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. T: Whitehall 1010; and 10 Park Road, Beckenham, Kent. T: Beckenham 6183.
TREW, John M.I.M.E. Managing Director, T.L. Motors, Ltd., since 1929. b: 1902, Mossend, Lanarkshire. Educ: Bellshill Academy, Bellshill, Lanarkhire. Served in Tank Corps (Sgt.), 1917-20; tool room, Siddeley-Deasy, 1920-26; joined Motor Trade as a partner in Truck Service, Ltd., Coventry; in 1935 bought out partners in Truck Service, Ltd. and formed new company called T.L. Motors, Ltd., which he still controls; is also a Director of Tom Wright Radio, Ltd., Electrical Engineers; Past Chairman, M.A.A., Coventry and Warwickshire section; served as President the Coventry Motor Agents Union. Recreation: golf. Club: The Quadrant Club, Coven try (President). Add: T.L. Motors, Ltd., 436 Fole shill Road, Coventry. T: 88233; and Bridge House, St. James Lane, Coventry. T: Tolbar 2181.
TRODD, Michael John General Sales Manager, Nuffield Exports, Ltd., since 1958 b: March 21, 1925. Educ: Magdalen College School, Oxford. Served in Indian Army, as Captain, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles, 1943-48. Since 1948 has held various positions with the Nuffield Organization, including representative duties in Europe, Mediterranean, Africa, Near, Middle and Far East. Recreations: music, moutaineering and outdoor sports. Add: Nuffield Exports, Ltd., Cowley, Oxford. T: Oxford 77733; and Hunters Close, Ickford, Bucks. T: Ickford 228.
TROST, Henry B.Sc.(Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. Chairman, Sheet Metal Industries Association; Croydon and District Pro ductivity Association; Rotameter Mfg. Co., Ltd.; and Wardle Engineering, Ltd. b: November 1, 1890. Newcastle-on-Tyne. Educ: Newcastle Modern School: Durham University. Member of Council of Federation of British Indus tries; Member of Council and Past President. Croydon Chamber of Commerce. Recreations: reading, travel. Club: Royal Aero. Add: 330 Purley Way, Croydon. T: Croydon 3816; and 54 Buckingham Way, Wallington. T: Wallington 5893.
TRUSCOTT, Sir Denis (Henry) G.B.E. cr. 1958, Kt. cr. 1953. T.D. Joined Executive Committee of the Automobile Association in 1952; Vice-Chairman since May, 1953. b: July 9, 1908. Educ: Bilton Grange, Rugby School and Magdalene College, Cambridge. Joined family firm, Jas. Truscott and Son, Ltd., printers, in 1929, becoming a Director, 1935: Chairman, since 1951, of Brown, Knight and Truscott, Ltd.; elected to Court of Common Council, City of London, 1938, for Ward of Dowgate; Sheriff of City of London, 1951-52; Lord Mayor of London 1957-58; Member of the Court, Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers; Worshipful Company of Vintners (Master 1955 56); Worshipful Company of Musicians (Master 1956-57); Member of Board of Governors, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables, Putney; Chairman, Darenth and Stone Hospital Management Committee; Member Council, Royal Holloway College, Egham; Chairman, Trustees, Rowland Hill Benevolent Fund; Member, Executive Committee Royal Academy of Music; Director, Crosby Hall Association and Bedford General Insurance Co., Ltd.; President, Printing and Allied Trades Research Association, 1956-59. Recreations: lawn tennis, squash racquets, golf. Clubs: United University, R.A.C., City Livery. Add: 11-12 Bury Street, London, E.C.3. T: Mansion House 5477; and Invermark, 65 Burghley Road, Wimbledon, S.W.19.
TUCK, George Charles Local Director, The Austin Motor Co., Ltd., Director and General Manager, Austin Motor Co. (South Africa) (Pty.), Ltd., Morris Motors (S.A.) (Pty.), Ltd., and British Motor Corporation (Rhodesia) (Private), Ltd. b: April 15, 1909, Cambridge. Educ: Oxford High School. First connected with motor industry in 1929 and appointed Publicity Manager of M.G. Car Co., Ltd., in 1931; from 1939 served in Army as Ordnance Officer, and on demobilization in 1945 became Near East Representative for Nuffield Exports, Ltd.; appointed European Representative in 1946, Sales Promotion Manager in 1948, General Sales Manager in 1949, and Director and General Manager, The Austin Motor Export Corporation, in January, 1954; appointed Deputy Director of Export Sales for the British Motor Corporation in 1955, and a Local Director of the Austin Motor Co. and to the South and Central African subsidiary boards in 1957. Add: The Austin Motor Co., Ltd., Longbridge Works, Northfield, Birmingham. T: Priory 2101; and c/o Barclays Bank, Ltd., Abingdon, Berkshire.
TULLY, William Scarth Carlisle C.B.E., A.C.A. Deputy Managing Director, Renold Chains, Ltd., since March, 1953. b: September 15, 1900, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Educ: Weymouth College. Served with Gillanders, Arbuthnot and Co. (India), 1922-45, and became Senior Partner; Director General of Consumer Goods, Government of Bengal, 1945-46; General Administration Manager, Renold Chains Ltd., 1946-53; Deputy Managing Director, 1953 to the present date. Clubs: Union (Manchester), Oriental (London). Add: Renold Chains, Ltd., Renold House, Wythenshawe, Manchester. T: Gatley 5221; and The Old Vicarage, Over Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire. T: Chelford 234.
TURNER, Donald B.Sc.(Tech.), F.S.G.T., F.I.Ceram. Director, Lodge Plugs, Ltd., since 1956. Educ: Sheffield University. Served in First World War, 1917-18. Was on the Scientific Staff of the National Physical Laboratory, 1921-35; Chief Chemist, Lodge Plugs, Ltd., 1935. Add: Lodge Plugs, Ltd., St. Peter's Road, Rugby. T: Rugby 2076; and " Southernwood," 57 Bawnmore Road, Rugby. T: Rugby 2943.
TURNER, Edward M.I.Mech.E. Director, The Birmingham Small Arms Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Automotive Division of The Birmingham Small Arms Co.' Ltd., Triumph Engineering Co.. Ltd., B.S.A. Motor Cycles, Ltd., and The Daimler Co., Ltd. b: January 24, 1901, London. Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers. Clubs: The Royal Thames Yacht, R.A.C. Add: Birmingham Small Arms Co., Ltd. (Automotive Division), Meriden Works, Allesley, Coventry. T: Coventry 60221; and Abbotsvale, Cryfield Grange Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. T: Coventry 67806.
TURNER, George Alfred A.M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E. Managing Director, Alforder Newton, Ltd., and Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd.; Joint Managing Director, Newton and Bennett, Ltd.; Deputy Chairman, Power Jacks, Ltd. b: June 27, 1913. Educ: Dartford Grammar School. Served apprenticeship with Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., 1932-36; joined The Standard Motor Co., as a planning engineer (Aero Engine Divn.), becoming assistant to Production Manager, 1936-41; returned to Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., 1941, as Production Engineer; appointed Engineering Director, 1943; Joint Managing Director, 1950; joined the Board of Directors of Newton and Bennett, Ltd., and Power Jacks, Ltd., 1956. Recreations: golf, squash, badminton. Club: R.A.C. Add: Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., Maylands Avenue, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. T: Boxmoor 3800; and The Spinneys, Bois Lane, Chesham Bois, Amersham, Bucks. T: Amersham 1690.
TURNER, Sir George Wilfred K.C.B. cr. 1950, K.B.E. cr. 1944. Director, The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co. (Gt. Britain), Ltd. b: January 22, 1896, Rotherham. Educ: Grammar School, Rotherham. Permanent Under-Secretary of State for War, 1949-56; Second Secretary, Ministry of Supply until 1949; Chairman of the Motor Industry Advisory Council, 1946-49; a Director of Stothert and Pitt, Ltd., Sidney-Barton. Ltd., and Creed and Co., Ltd.; Member of South Western Electricity Board. Club: Reform. Add: Pentreeve, Gulval, Penzance, Cornwall. T: Penzance 3002.
TURNER, John Henry Managing Director, Turner Sports Cars (Wolverhampton), Ltd. b: April 1, 1916, Abergavenny, Mon. Educ: King Henry VIII School, Abergavenny. Served apprenticeship with the Abergavenny Co., Ltd., 1932-36; from 1936 to 1945 was with the Gloster Aircraft Company in charge of toolroom; during the War years, was in charge of the toolroom working on the first jet fighter aircraft; from 1945 to 1949, was Manager of Watton and Sons, Ltd., Toolmakers and Special Purpose Machinery Manufacturers; in 1949, founded Turner Sports Cars, making sports and racing cars and racing engines; formed Turner Sports Cars (Wolverhampton), Ltd., in 1952. Recreations: motor sports, shooting, fishing, model engineering. Clubs: Wolverhampton Aero Club, Bugatti Owners Club, Steering Wheel Club. Add: Turner Sports Cars (Wolverhampton), Ltd., Pendeford Airport, Wolverhampton. T: Fordhouses 3223; and The Old Smithy, Seisdon, nr. Wolverhampton. T: Wombourn 2355.
TURVEY, Frederick F.I.M.I. Chairman of Turvey and Co., Ltd., since 1939. b: June 9, 1891, Sunderland. Educ: Argyle House School. Sunderland. Served apprenticeship with Automobiles Clement-Gladiateur, Pre-St.-Gervais; in 1910-13; competed in the Isle of Man T.T. races, and has competed in other important motorcycle events, riding for B.S.A., Humber, Triumph, Enfield and Velocette; in 1913 was in charge of the Racing Experimental Department of B.S.A.; served in First World War in French Army, in R.F.C. and as a commissioned officer in R.A.S.C.; was a member of the Executive Council of the M.A.A. in 1956-57. Recreations: photography, recorded music, conversation. Club: The Sunderland Club. Add: Turvey and Co., Ltd., Holmeside, Sunderland. T: Sunderland 2226; and Belle Vue Drive, Sunderland. T: Sunderland 6337.
TUSTIN, Martin John Director and General Manager, The Standard Motor Co., Ltd. b: December 4, 1914, Stockwell, London. Joined Ford Motor Co., Ltd., as student, 1933 (three years training in factory); joined purchase division, 1936; appointed Assistant Buyer, 1939; served in R.A.F., 1940-45, attaining rank of Flight Lieutenant; served in U.K., N. Ireland, India and Ceylon; rejoined Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 1946 as assistant to Purchase Manager; appointed Buyer, 1948; Chief Buyer, 1950; Parts Division Manager, 1952; Product Manager responsible for planning and developing new products, 1954; joined Standard Motor Co.. Ltd., 1956; Director of Societe Standard-Hotchkiss, France; Member of the Advisory Council of Standard Motors S.A. Vehicles, Accessories e Pecas, Brazil. Add: The Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Banner Lane, Coventry. T: Coventry 65211; and 2 Stoneleigh Road, Gibbet Hill, Coventry. T: Coventry 67212.
TWEMLOW, Edwin M.I.Mech.E. Joint Managing Director, Fodens, Ltd., since 1951. b: June 4, 1906, Sandbach. Educ: Stramongate School, Kendal. Served apprenticeship with Fodens; on entering drawing office (experimental staff), designed first pneumatic-tyred steam lorry produced in Britain, and later the Diesel range of Foden vehicles and engines; appointed Chief Designer, and Chief Engineer, 1940; won Light weight T.T., Isle of Man, 1924 and 1925. Recreations: yachting, tennis, golf. Add : Fodens, Ltd., Elworth Works, Sandbach, Cheshire. T: Sandbach 644; and The Brownswolds, Newcastle Road, Congleton, Cheshire. T: Congleton 351.
TYLDESLEY, Arthur A.M.I.E.E. Chairman and Managing Director, Massey Bros. (Pemberton), Ltd., since 1954. b: January 9, 1908, Wigan. Educ: Wigan Technical College. Assistant mains engineer with Wigan Corporation and Salford Corporation Electricity Undertakings, 1925-38; Manager of Building and Contracting Section and general assistant to senior partner. Massey Bros., Wigan, 1938-50; appointed Managing Director, 1950. Add: Massey Bros. (Pemberton), Ltd., Enfield Street, Pemberton, Wigan. T: Wigan 82219; and Somerville, Billinge Road, Highfield, Wigan. T: Wigan 82388.
TYLER, Maj.-Gen. Leslie Norman C.B., 0.B.E., B.Sc.(Eng.), M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E. Director of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, War Office, since 1957. b: April, 1904, Pembroke Dock. Educ: Diocesan College, South Africa; R.N. Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth; King's College, University of London. Student apprentice, English Electric Co., 1924-26; commissioned in R.A.O.C. as Ordnance Mechanical Engineer, 1927; transferred to R.E.M.E., 1942; served 1939-45 in Malta and N.W. Europe; D.D.M.E., 12 Corps and Second Army, 1944-45; Commandant, R.E.M.E. Training Centre, 1945-48; D.M.E., Middle East, 1949-50; D.D.M.E., War Office, 1950-53; D.M.E., Middle East, 1953-55; Commandant, Base Workshop Group, R.E.M.E., 1956 57. Recreations: lawn tennis, photography. Club: United Service Club, Pall Mall, London, S.W.1. Add: The War Office, London, S.W.1. T: White hall 6180, ext. 100; and Higher Combe East, Haslemere, Surrey. T: Haslemere 1490.