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Arthur William Waller

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Arthur William Waller (1900-1945)

1946 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR WILLIAM WALLER was born in 1900 and received his education at the Beaufoy Technical Institute, Lambeth, where he obtained an engineering scholarship. On the completion of a six years' apprenticeship with Messrs. Arnold Goodwin and Son, Ltd., of Southwark, in 1922, he joined the Pulsometer Engineering Company, at Reading, as section leader draughtsman, and held that position until 1934, when he took up a similar post with Messrs. W. H. Allen, Sons, and Company, Ltd., of Bedford, for whom he was employed on the design of heavy pumps and gears during the next two years.

On the conclusion of an engagement as designer to the Micanite and Insulators Company, Ltd., of Walthamstow, in 1936, he was attached to the engineering division of H.M. Office of Works.

Mr. Waller, whose death occurred on 15th February 1945, was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1940.

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