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Archibald Bursill

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Archibald Bursill B.Sc.Eng., A.M.I.E.E.

1885 Born

Educated at Battersea Polytechnic.

Lecturer in Physics and Elec. Eng., L.C.C., Paddington Technical Institute.

Works Chemist at L. B. Holliday and Co., Deighton

Partner in Bedson and Bursill, Elec. Engrs., Stoke-on-Trent.

WWI Research work on magnetos for Aeronautical Inspection Directorate.

1921 Patent on variable electrical resistances.

1922 Engineer in Stoke-on-Trent

Director, Electroflo Meters Co.

Factory Director, Electrola, G.m.b.H., Berlin

Factory Director, Carl Lindstrom, A.G., Berlin

Manager, Designs Dept., The Gramophone Co.

1939 Acting works manager of the Gramophone Co

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