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Alice Christine Stickland

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(Alice) Christine Stickland (1906-1987) PhD, mathematician, radio, radar and astrophysics engineer.

1906 Born in Camberwell, daughter of Joseph Alfred Stickland, Commercial Clerk in a firm of publishers, and his wife, Alice[1]

1927 Graduated with B.Sc. from King's College, London[2]

1939 Civil servant, assistant (Grade II) in Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, lived in Eton[3]

1940 she and her co-author, J. S. Petrie, won the IEE Wireless Section Premium for their paper on ‘Reflection curves and propagation characteristics of radio waves along the earth’s surface’. She was a prolific writer of papers and books.

1987 Died in Northwood, Middx[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. London University students
  3. 1939 register
  4. national probate calendar