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Bernard Day

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Bernard Incledon Day of Rolls-Royce

Chief designer for the Sheffield-Simplex car

1913 Joined Rolls-Royce at Derby

WWI Head of the Royal Airship Design Office (RADO)

1919 Head of car design at Derby

1921 Moved to Royce's design office at West Wittering

1937 Chief Designer of the Chassis Division when it was formed

WWII Transferred to aero work

1940 Assistant Chief Designer and later technical assistant to A. G. Elliott

1945 Retired

1956 Died

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Sources of Information

The Magic of a Name by Peter Pugh. Published 2002. ISBN 1 84046 151 9