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John Dawson Troup (1880- )
1922 Capt. R.A.F., M.I. Mech.E., Light and Power Engr., Fuel Technologist; Assoc. Editor "Industrial India"; b. 1880; s. of James Troup (late), Christchurch, N.Z. Ed. Boys' High Sch., Christchurch, N.Z. Training: Canterbury Coll., N.Z., under Prof. R. J. Scott. App. Dunedin Foundry Co., Ltd., N.Z.; Works Manager, Crown Ironworks Co., Ltd., N.Z.; Commercial Manager, Gas Engine Dept., Mather and Platt, Ltd., Manchester; Machine Shop Instructor, R.A.F., during War; erected first Bituminous Gas Power Plant in Australasia, and read the first paper on "Gas Producers" before the Canterbury Coll., Eng. Soc., Christchurch, N.Z. Regular contributor to Tech, and Industrial Press. Addresses: "Industrial India," Kern's House, Kingsway, W.C.2.; (Private) 24, Quintin Avenue, Merton Park, S.W.2o.