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Gordon William Frederick Catlin

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Gordon William Frederick Catlin (c1904-1944)


1946 Obituary [1]

GORDON WILLIAM FREDERICK CATLIN was educated at the City and Guilds Engineering College and served a seven years' apprenticeship, beginning in 1918, with Messrs. Baker, Perkins, Ltd., engineers, of Peterborough, where he gained experience in the shops and drawing office. He continued with that firm as a draughtsman for a further twelve months, and then joined the staff of Messrs. J. Lyons and Company, Ltd., as assistant experimental and liaison engineer.

His final position, which he held from 1940, was that of experimental assistant grade I in the Admiralty Research Laboratory at Teddington. Mr. Catlin, whose death occurred on 2nd December 1944 at the early age of 40, was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1940.


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