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Reginald Page Campbell Wilson

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Reginald Page Campbell Wilson (1866- )

1922 C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.Cons.E., 58, Wynnstay Gardens, 4( Kensington, W.8. T. N.: Western 3113. b. 1866. With National Telephone Co., Grosvenor Gallery and London Electric Supply Corporation. Subsequently practised as Consulting Engineer and in that capacity designed and carried out the following power stations: Blackheath, two phase; Dudley, direct current; Aston Manor, direct current; Pontypridd, direct current; Beckenham, single phase; Melbourne, alternating current, high-tension, and direct current; Perth, Australia; Felixstowe; and designed and carried out the following tramway systems: Dudley, Aston Manor, Pontypridd, Rhondda Valley, Royton and Crompton. Arbitrator for the Board of Trade in tramway settlements under the Act of 1870 at Blackpool and at Accrington. Chief Works: Electrification of the Melbourne (Australia) suburban railways, in partnership with Merz and McLellan. Member of the Junior Carlton and Ranelagh Clubs. War Services.— Joined R.N.V.R. as A.B. in 1915; was given a commission; resigned January, 1916, to take up duties as Assistant Inspector at Woolwich. Joined Air Board in December, 1917; appointed Director of Aircraft Production, February, 1919.

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