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Basil Bell Heaviside

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Basil Bell Heaviside (1871- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., Municipal and Power Supply Engineer, 31, Culmington Road, Ealing, Middlesex; b. 1871; s. of A. W. Heaviside, I.S.O., M.I.E.E. Ed. Private school and King's College, London. Three years indentured apprentice, Scott and Mountain, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; 13 months improver and draughtsman, Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Loughborough. Chief Assistant Electrical Engineer, Wolverhampton Corporation; Chief Assistant Electrical Engineer, Ealing Borough Council; Assistant Engineer, Contracts and Superintending Engineer's office, Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Head Office; Technical Assistant to G. L. Addenbrook, M.I.E.E., Consulting Engineer, Westminster; Contracts Engineer and Technical Assistant, Electricity Department, Metropolitan Borough of Stepney. Chief Works: Kent Electric Power Supply Works; Limehouse Generating Station, Stepney. War Services.—Voluntary work for Ministry of Munitions (with The Metropolitan Munitions from inception to termination of Department); organizing Munitions Works and supervising shell manufacture; also voluntarily on Coal Economy Campaign, Board of Trade (Coal Mines Department). Special Constabulary (Sergeant).

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