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"Bill" Shackleton, Aeronautical Consultant
1894 Born in Keighley, Yorks
Technical Manager and Designer to Air Navigation and Engineering Co., Ltd., designing the ANEC-1 monoplane.
Subsequently went to Australia for his health.
Chief engineer to Larkin Aircraft Supply, Co., and Australian Aerial Services, Ltd.
1931 Returned to the U.K. where he set up an office for his business Shackleton and Murray, specialising in overseas aircraft trade.
After Murray left, went into business with J. H. C. Beard
Subsequently his business was W. S. Shackleton Ltd.
WWII worked in the Directorate of Scientific Research at the Ministry of Aircraft Production.
1974 Died in Chichester