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Hugh Burroughes

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Hugh Burroughes (1883-1985) of Aircraft Manufacturing Co (Airco)‎

1883 December 22nd. Born

Educated at the Manchester School of Technology

1909-13 Employed at the Royal Aircraft Factory

1914-19 MD of Aircraft Manufacturing Co (Airco)‎

1917 June. With A. W. Martyn formed Gloucestershire Aircraft Company which acquired the aircraft business previously carried out by H. H. Martyn.

1921 Director of Gloster Aircraft Co

Later Director of Hawker Siddeley

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