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Bertram Hoyle

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Bertram Hoyle (1888- )

1888 Born in Oldham

Technical and practical education at the School of Technology, Manchester,

Also entered as a student at the Victoria University, Manchester

1907 obtained the Certificate of that University in Technology, in the Department of Electrical Engineering; and also the Diploma of the School.

Has since acquired the degree of M.Sc. Tech. and is an A.M.I.E.E.

Entered the service of Messrs. Henry Simon, Ltd.

Then moved to Messrs. S. Z. de Ferranti Ltd., Hollinwood.

1911 Assistant Lecturer and Demonstrator in Electrical Engineering at the School of Technology, Manchester

WWI enlisted as a motor cycle despatch rider.

1915 Lieut. R.N.V.R.

1922 M.Sc.Tech. (Manchester), A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 18, King's Drive, Heaton Moor, nr. Stockport. b. 1888. Four years electric engineering course at College of Technology, Manchester; 18 months drawing office and works at Henry Simon, Ltd., Mount Street, Manchester; and 18 months as Electrical Engineer at works of Ferranti, Ltd., Hollinwood; 3 years prior to war, Demonstrator in Electrical Engineering at College of Technology, Manchester; Assistant Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in the Victoria University and College of Technology, Manchester. Publications: "Standard Tables and Equations in Radio-Telegraphy " (Wireless Press, Ltd., Strand, W.C.2). War Services.-1915—Served in France as a dispatch rider. 1915-19—Lieutenant, R. N. V. R., engaged in wireless research and ship fitting out with direction-finding apparatus.

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