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Edgar Harry Cockshott

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Edgar Harry Cockshott

1922 Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.T., Elec. Engr., Specialist in Electric Traction and Electric Power Supply, 92, Woodstock Road, Bedford Park, London, W.4. and Electric Railway. House, Westminster, S.W. T. N.: Victoria 6800. Ed. Keighley, Yorks, and Leeds University. Hons. Elec. Eng. and Hons. Mech. Eng. Engineering training at works of Ward, Haggas and Smith, Keighley. On Engineering staff of Greenwood and Batley, Leeds, 1902-5; Assistant Electrical and Mechanical Engineer and Rolling Stock Superintendent to Leeds City Tramways, 1905-12; Chief Engineer to London United Electric Tramways, Ltd., 1912-3; Assistant to Manager for Maintenance and Construction, and Technical Engineer Officer, London Underground Railways Group, London, 1913 to date. Paper on "Brakes for Electric Tramcars," published by Institution of Civil Engineers. War Services.—Lieutenant, R.N.V.R. attached R.N.A.S., on Headquarters Staff, Technical Department, Admiralty Air Department, 1916; Captain R.A.F., 1918-19; Technical Department for Engines and Power Equipment for Aircraft.

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