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Reginald Noel Kendal Aveline

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Reginald Noel Kendal Aveline (1902-1947)

1948 Obituary [1]

"REGINALD NOEL KENDAL AVELINE, whose death occurred on 7th August 1947, was elected a Graduate of the Institution of Automobile Engineers in 1920 and was transferred to Associate Membership in 1927.

He was born in 1902, and served his apprenticeship with the Daimler Motor Company, Ltd., at Coventry, from 1920 to 1923, on the conclusion of which he became personal technical assistant to the assistant managing director of the Birmingham Small Arms Company, Ltd. After holding this position for five years he was appointed publicity manager to the Daimler Company. Later he took over similar duties on behalf of the Lanchester Motor Company, Ltd., and B.S.A. Cars, Ltd. He held these three appointments jointly until 1936. A year later he joined the staff of the Bristol Aeroplane Company, Ltd., as a senior technical assistant with the charge of aero-engine technical literature and publicity. Subsequently he acted as technical assistant to the development engineer, and finally became administrative and technical assistant to the chief engineer."

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