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George Backhouse Whitaker

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George Backhouse Whitaker (1891- )

1922 O.B.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 3, Cardigan Road, Headingley, Leeds; b. 1891. Ed. Leeds Grammar School and Leeds University. Sometime Assistant Engineer Caucasus Copper Co., Ltd., South Russia. Member of the Leeds Liberal Club. War Services.—March, 1915, to December, 1919, in Royal Engineers, attaining rank of Major. Awarded O.B.E.

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