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Fred Farrar

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Fred Farrar (1885- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer and Surveyor, 78, Charles Road, Small Heath, Birmingham. T. N.: Central 5657, Birmingham. b. 1885. Ed. Higher Primary School and School of Science, Blackburn; Municipal Technical College, Blackburn. 1902—Laboratory Assistant in Physics Department, Blackburn Technical College. 1906—Demonstrator in Electrical Engineering Department, Blackburn Technical College. 1911—Chief Assistant, Electrical Testing Department, Mather and Platt, Ltd., Engineers, Manchester. 1914—Chief of Pump Testing Department, Mather and Platt, Ltd. 1914 to date—Engineer Surveyor in charge of Midlands area for British Engine, Boiler and Electrical Insurance Co., Ltd., Manchester. Also Lecturer in " Alternating Currents," Municipal Institute, Walsall; Lecturer in " Wiring " at Handsworth Technical School, Birmingham. Assisted the author of " Laboratory Work in Electrical Engineering " at Blackburn Technical College. War Services.—Instructor in electrical engineering to Warwickshire Royal Engineers (V.), 1916-9.

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