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Alfred Egerton Kidner

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Alfred Egerton Kidner (1881- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.; b. 1881; s. of late Francis Kidner, Charlynch, Bridgwater, Som. Ed. Queen's Coll., Taunton. Training: W. and F. Wills, Ltd., Perseverance Works, Bridgwater. Career: With Davy Brothers, Ltd., Sheffield, and Belliss and Morcom, Ltd., Birmingham; Draughtsman, Asst. Works Manager, and Manager Oil Engine Dept., Reavell and Co., Ltd., Ipswich; with Turnbull & Jones, Ltd., Wellington, N.Z., design of hydro-electric and other power installations; subsequently with Edison Swan Electric Co., Ltd., Ponder's End, as Manager of Eng. Export Dept.; with M. of M. as Dilution Officer, and in charge of large Munitions area in London. Papers on Clayworking Machinery, Pumping Machinery (awarded 1st prize), Compressed Air and Petroleum and other Mineral Oils, their History, Production and Uses—chiefly for the Ipswich Eng. Soc. Address: 32, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.4. Specialises in technical evidence in motor-car engineers' lawsuits.

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