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Charles Joseph Oliver Garrard

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Charles Joseph Oliver Garrard (1906-1999), M.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., electrical engineer

1906 Born in Manchester

1911 Living at "Normanton", Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield: Charles Cornfield Garrard (age 33 born Hackney), electrical engineer, manufacturing department manager, employer. With his wife Kate Mary Garrard (age 34 born Gravesend) and sons Charles Joseph Oliver Garrard (age 5 born New Moston, Manchester), George Edward James Wilfrid Garrard (age 2 born New Moston, Manchester).[1]

1915-25 King Edwards High School, Birmingham

1925-29 Univ. of Birmingham

Apprentice with G.E.C., Witton; Brown Boveri & Cie, A.G., Mannheim, Germany; Societe d' Usinage de Materiel Electrique, Paris.

1939 Charles J. Garrard, chartered electrical engineer, lived in Sutton Coldfield with Elsa E. Garrard[2]

1939 Engineer, Switchgear Dept., General Elect. Co., Ltd., Witton.

1999 Died in Cheltenham[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1939 register
  3. BMD