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Harold Borlase Triscott Childs

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Harold Borlase Triscott Childs (1884- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., A.F.R.A.S., Chief of Aircraft Dept., Marconi Co.; b. 1884; s..of J. F. Childs, The Old Barbican, Looe, Cornwall. Ed. King's Sch., Canterbury; France, and London University. Training: Central Technical College, Exhibition Road, S. Kensington. Career: Entered Marconi Co. as Engr. in 1905; served in Russia, Canada, Spain and Egypt; erected Carnarvon Transatlantic Wireless Station, 1913-14; received Commission in R.F.C., August, 1915; Capt., June, 1916; Major, August, 1917; Lt.-Col., December, 1917; commanded Wireless Experimental Establishment R.A.F., August, 1917 to April, 1918; in charge all Wireless in France R.A.F., April, 1918, to April, 1919; twice mentioned in Dispatches; 1914-15 Star, General Service and Victory Medals. Club: R.A.C. Address: Holdenhurst, Oatlands Avenue, Weybridge.

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