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Charles Murray Beckett

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Charles Murray Beckett B.A. (Camb.), M.I.E.E., M.I.Loco.E

Career: Caius College, Cambridge; Apprenticeship, English Electric Co., Ltd., Bradford. English Electric Co., Ltd., (Railway Section) and Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Ltd. (Diesel Traction Dept.).

Inventions: Armstrong Whitworth Constant Horse-power Control for Diesel Locomotives; A.B.E. electric transmission for Diesel-Electric vehicles.

1939 Sales Manager, Pyrotonax, Ltd., Hedgeley Rd., Hebburn-on-Tyne. Private address: 4, Granville Court, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 2.


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