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Harry Percy Girling

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Harry Percy Girling (1876- )

1922 M.I.E.E., Elec. and Auto. Engr., Electricity Works and Foundry, Maldon, Essex. T. A.: " Girling, Maldon, Essex." T. N.: 49 (and 46 Private). b. 1876; s. of Ipswich builder; m. d. of John G. Sadd, of John Sadd and Sons, Ltd., timber merchants, Maldon. Ed. Ipswich Middle School and Finsbury Technical College. Apprenticed at Crompton and Co., Ltd., Chelmsford. With Crompton and Co., Ltd., Chelmsford, twelve years as Assistant and Shop Manager, Main Shop; British Westinghouse E. and M. Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester; four years, first, Inspector Railway Motor Department, then Chief Draughtsman, Motor Standardization Department, all Motors to zoo H.P. Afterwards in Estimating Department dealing with Technical Points. Member of Automobile Assoc., and Motor Traders' Association. War Services.—Manufacture of 6-inch high explosive shells and 3.7 in. proof shot.

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