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Mynnie Porte

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Mrs Mynnie (sic) Porte

1916 Minnie Miller married John Cyril Porte in London[1]

1919 J. C. Porte died in Brighton aged 35[2]

1922 Colonel J. C. Porte was recognised for an award in relation to flying boats[3]

Post-WWI: Awarded £1,500 by the Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors in respect of communication to the US government of inventions, designs, etc in relation to aircraft and aircraft accessories, specifically flying boats[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. National Archives
  4. The Times, Jan 13, 1925