Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cecil Holmes Waghorn

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Cecil Holmes Waghorn (1888- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.F.R.Ae.S., M.A.M.E.E., Mech. and Elec. Engr., 16, Holborn Viaduct, E.C. T. N.: City 6511. b. 1888. Ed. Uppingham Scl., 1902-5; London University (University Coll.), 1906-10; app. to Vauxhall & West Hydraulic Engineering Company. Research in internal combustion engine design and testing; practical experience in the installation of mar. motors in river and sea craft; Director of Park Royal Engineering Works, Ltd., Switchgear Engrs. to the Admiralty, War Office, Air Ministry, Post Office, H.M. Office of Works, etc.; Director, Lightning Valve Co., Ltd.; Ordnance General Syndicate, Ltd.; Director of C. G. Marston and Co., Ltd.; On Tech. Staff of Reading Foundry Co., Ltd., and Allen and Simmons (Reading), Ltd. Pubis.: For the Admiralty and Air Ministry as follows: "Sunbeam Aero Motors," 1917; "Clerget Aero-Motors," 1917-18; "Watford Magneto Manual"; "Instructions to Pilots and Mechanics"; "Installation of the Liberty Engine in de Havilland 9A "; contributor to "The Liberty Aero-Engine"; "Engine Installations of Vickers' Vimy," 1919; "The Installation of Engines in Aircraft." Member of the Royal Aero Club of Great Britain. War Services.-1916— Commissioned in Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve; Assistant on the staff of the Inspecting Engineer, Royal Naval Air Service; Lieut. and later Captain Royal Air Force.

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