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British Explosives Syndicate

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1918. From Kempes Directory.
1918. From Kempes Directory.

of 124 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow

1898/9 Started to make and supply cordite to the War Office[1]

1918 Incorporated into Explosives Trades Ltd as part of the merger of 29 makers of explosives[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 20, 1910
  2. The Times, Dec 02, 1918