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Cecil Douglas Falcke

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Cecil Douglas Falcke

1922 M.I.E.E., Chairman and Managing Director of The B. E. Co. (London and Birmingham), Ltd., Hendon House, 5 7, Upper Thames Street, London, E.C.4. T. A.: " Ubbecolita, Cannon, London." T. N.: City 4047 (2 lines). Ed. Kensington Grammar School. Apprenticed in 1893 to a Birmingham firm of Electrical Engineers and under Dr. Sumpner at the Birmingham Technical School. Commenced business in 1896 as the Birmingham Electric Fittings Co., the forerunner of the above business. 1905-6—Responsible for the Electric Lighting and Power Supply to Stratford-on-Avon; continued as Engineer and Manager to the Company until August, 1912. Clubs: New City, Walbrook, London, E.C.; Aero. War Services.—Volunteer in Engineering Institutions Company.

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