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Leonard Newitt

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Leonard Newitt (1865- )

1922 O.B.E., M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham. T. A.: " Electrical, Chatham." T. N.: Chatham 380. b. 1865; s. of late Edward Newitt of Westbury, Bucks; m. Ethel Scott, 1897. Ed. Magdalen College School, ir years; 3 years as pupil in Engineering. Fifteen years at Sir W. A. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co.'s Elswick Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, as Assistant and Chief Electrical Engineer; 16 years at H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, as Electrical Engineer. Club: Naval and Marine Messes.

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