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Sidney Fraser Barclay D.Sc., Ph. D., M.Inst.O.E.
1922 Ph.D., B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., F.C.S., M.Inst.Met., F.Aer.Inst., F.Amer.I.E.E., Order of the Crown, Order of Leopold, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, Electrical, Chemical and Mechanical Engineer, Ashdene, Sale, Cheshire. T. A.: "Sprinkler, Manchester." T. N.: 6200 City, Manchester. Ed. Manchester University, Leipsic University. Late Technical Engineer to Vickers, Ltd.; now Engineer-in-Chief to Mather and Platt, Ltd., Manchester. Member of Committee, North Midland Centre Institution of Electrical Engineers. Pres. Manchester Metallurgical Soc. Publ.: Paper on "The Design of the Turbo-Alternator Rotor," Inst. of Elec. Engrs. in 1918; paper on "The Determination of the Efficiency of the Turbo-Alternator," in 1919. Was awarded the Kelvin Premium of the Institution for each paper. Member of the Royal Automobile Club and Royal Societies Club. War Services.-1914-5 served in Royal Navy with the rank of Lieutenant, R.N.V.R.; on General Headquarter's Staff with the rank of Captain from 1915-8; served on several Admiralty committees dealing with enemy submarines.
1939 Director, Mather & Platt, Ltd., Park Works, Newton Heath, Manchester. Private address: Ashdene, Sherwood Av., Sale, Cheshire.