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Donald Eyre

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Donald Eyre of Rolls-Royce

1920 Joined Rolls-Royce as a drawing office apprentice at the age of 14.

1930s Appointed as a designer

In 1969 Donald Eyre set down his reminiscences of his work with Rolls-Royce, published by the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust in 2005. As well as describing interesting aspects of his own activities, it provides a fascinating insight into the work of others, Frederick Henry Royce in particular[1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. '50 Years with Rolls-Royce: My reminiscences' by Donald Eyre, Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, Historical Series No. 36

The Magic of a Name by Peter Pugh. Published 2002. ISBN 1 84046 151 9