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Ernest Alfred Wraight

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Ernest Alfred Wraight (1879- )

1922 A.R.S.M., M.Inst. M.M., Cons. Metallurgist; b. 1879; s. of Alfred Wraight. Ed. St. Olave's Grammar Sch., Southwark. Training: Royal Sch. of Mines. 1902—Research Scholarship, R.S.M.; I9o3—Matthey Prize for Original Research, R.S.M.; 1905-6-7—Carnegie Sch. I. and S.I. Career: Originally intended for Medical Profession; gained National Scholarship for Biology; 1899-19o2—Associateship Course in Metallurgy at R.S.M.; 1902—Asst. to F. W. Harbord, C.B.E., A.R.S.M., F.I.C., at R.I.E. Coll.; subsequently Junior Demonstrator in Metallurgy at R.S.M.; 1903—Asst. Assayer at Royal Mint (Temp.); 1903-14—Senior Demonstrator, R.S.M.; Cons. Metallurgist to many Min. Cos. during that period, and effected much original research; 1914—Acting 41 Paymaster to R.E. (A.P.D.); and 1915—Supervising Acting Paymaster; 1916—Asst. Aeronautical Inspector, Air Ministry; 1918—Inspector of Iron, Steel and Non-Ferrous Metals, Air Ministry; '919— Officer in charge, Inspection of Metals, Air Ministry. Pubis.: "Assaying—In Theory and Practice," "The Preparation of Carbon Free Ferro-Manganese," "The Decarburization of Ferro-Manganese," "The Effect of Heat in Cyaniding Gold and Silver Ores," "The Standardization of Materials Employed in Mining and , Milling," " The Accurate Determination of Tin and Tungsten in Ores"; and various other Papers read before Scientific Socs. or published in the Tech. Press. Special Correspondent to "Mining Journal." Address: 63, Wavertree Road, Streatham Hill, S.W.2.

1931 Metallurgical Inspector, Indian Stores Department, Tatanagar

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