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Arthur Alexander Wray

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Arthur Alexander Wray (1897-1933)

1933 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR ALEXANDER WRAY was chief lecturer in applied mechanics at the Leeds Technical College at the time of his death, which occurred on 29th June 1933 at the early age of 36 years.

He was born at Leeds in 1897 and received his early training from 1904 to 1915 at elementary and technical schools in Leeds.

During 1915-16 he was engaged at the National Shell Factory, Armley, Leeds, and until 1919 was attached to the Royal Flying Corps repair depot at Farnborough.

He was subsequently promoted to be technical sergeant.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1929.

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