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W. G. Martin

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W. G. Martin (c1904-1960) of A. Reyrolle and Co


1960 Obituary [1]

We have learned with regret of the death on August 14 of Mr. W. G. Martin, oversea manager of A. Reyrolle and Co.Ltd. Mr. Martin was fifty-six.

He joined Reyrolle's in 1926, and assisted his father, the late Mr. David Martin, the company' representative in Scotland. On returning from war service in 1945 Mr. Martin was appointed Reyrolle Scottish manager, having charge of the company's activities throughout Scotland.

He returned to Hebburn in 1956 to assume the post of deputy overseas manager until 1958, when he was appointed overseas manager. He was a director of A. Reyrolle and Co. (SA) (Pty.), Ltd., and of A. Reyrolle and Co., (Rhodesia) Ltd.


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