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George Frederick Tanner

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George Frederick Tanner (1880- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Engineer-in-Chief's Department, 16 G.P.O. West, E.C.I. T. N.: Official 85o.. b. 1880. Ed. Woolwich Collegiate School and Northampton Technical Institute. Telegraphist, Foreign Cable Room, C.T.O., London; Clerk, Superintending Engineer's Office, London; Engineer, Main Cabling Section during erection of telephone system of London; Constructional Engineer, Victoria and Mayfair Exchange Areas; Assessment Engineer on valuation of late National Telephone Company's Plant; Engineer, Central Telegraph Office, London. Promoter of the one voltage "Unique Voltage System " of working telegraph offices, using condenser impulses to operate the local apparatus. Publications: Many articles on electrical subjects; author of "An Unconventional Tour in Norway," "Castlemount," "Zips of Zirl," etc. War Services.—Maintenance and supervision o Naval and Military circuits passing through the London Central Telegraph Office. Installation of special overseas telegraphs for Admiralty, War Office, Foreign Office, War Cabinet and French Ministry of Commerce (Ravitaillement ), London. Secretary, Belgian Relief Committee, Ilford District.

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