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Horace Albert Eastman

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Horace Albert Eastman (1891- )

1922 B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Loco.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Natal Ammonium, Ltd., Mount Ngwibi, near Vryheid, Natal; b. 1891. Ed. Wynberg High School (Cape); South African College, Cape Town (now University of Cape Town). Training with Electric Construction Co., Wolverhampton. Career: Technical Assistant, Corporation of City of Cape Town Electrical Department; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, University of City of Cape Town. Now Chief Mechanical Engineer, Natal Ammonium, Ltd. Member of Mountain Club of South Africa and Royal Cape Yacht Club. War Services.—Pioneer in Royal Engineers, March, 1916, to July, 1916; 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, July, 1916, to January, 1918; Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, January, 1918, to March, 1918; Acting Captain, Royal Engineers, March, 1918, to June, 1919. Wireless Branch of Signal Service; O.C. of several Wireless Sections, and Chief Instructor, Newport Pagnell Wireless School, March, 1918, to December, 1918; Wireless Representative for England on conference held in 1918 for co-ordination of signalling procedure used in different branches of signalling in the Army and Navy.

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