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Hector Gordon Gilchrist

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Lieut-Col. Hector Gordon Gilchrist, managing director of Halleys Industrial Motors

1934 'Lieut.-Colonel H. G. Gilchrist, D.S.O., M.C., has resigned his appointment as managing director of Halley Motors, Ltd., Glasgow, and will terminate his engagement at the end of January. He served in France throughout the war in the Royal Engineers and Royal Corps of Signals, joined the board of Halley Industrial Motors, Ltd., in 1921, and in 1924 was appointed joint managing director, becoming sole managing director when the present company was formed in 1926. During the past six years he has redesigned the entire Halley range of models for passenger and goods carrying, municipal and special purposes. Since 1928 he has been a member of the executive committee of the North-west Engineering Trades Employers' Association.'[1]

1939 General Engineering Manager of Bowden (Engineers)

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