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William M. Burden

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William M. Burden (c1880-?) C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E.

Army, Royal Artillery

1907-12, Asst. Supt., Royal Gun Carriage Factory, Indian Ordnance Depot.

1917-19, Director of Inspection, Trench Warfare Supplies, Ministry of Munitions.

1919-23, Inspecting Carriages, Royal Arsenal.

1924-25, Inspection of Optical Stores and Chief Instructor of Rangefinding, 1925-29.

1929-33, Chief Inspector of Armaments.

1933-36, Chief Supt., Research Dept., Woolwich. Retired.

1939 Private Address: 28 Court Road, Eltham, S.E.9. Age: 59.

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