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G. W. Barber (c1906-1963)
"WE record with regret the death of MR. G. W. BARBER, assistant chief designer (aero), of Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd. Mr. Barber was fifty-seven. He was educated in Halifax and joined the engine division of the Bristol Aeroplane Co in 1934. From 1941 until 1956 Mr. Barber was in charge of the company's research design group when he was appointed assistant chief designer. He continued in this position on the formation of Bristol Siddeley in 1959. Mr. Barber was an associate member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and an Associate Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society."