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Ralph Willmett Thompson

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Ralph Willmett Thompson (1888- )

1922 E., M.Inst.Met., A.M.N.E.C.Inst., Cons. Engr. (Mar., Mech., Metallurgical); b. 1888; s. of Capt. R. S. Thompson. Ed. High Sch., South Shields. Training: Armstrong Coll., Durham University. 1st Class B.O.T. Certificate. Career: Held several appointments as Mar. Engr.; Res. Engr. on Govt. Contracts in Scotland; 1915-20—Manager and latterly a Director of The Victoria Brass Foundry Co., Ltd., Edinburgh, etc.; Inventor of Improved Centrifugal Casting Machines. War Service: Lieut., The Royal Scots, 4th Vol. Battn. Address: 178, Ferry Road, Leith, Edinburgh.

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