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Institution of Welding Engineers

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1923 - Formed in October 1923 when it had its opening meeting. The address of the institution was 30, Red Lion-square, Holborn, London, WCI.

Objective - The central idea of the institution was to unite in one corporation all those who are engaged in welding of any kind - gas, electric, Thermit etc. - as well as those engaged or interested in allied industries.

Its members were to be of five grades: - Special Members, Ordinary Members, Associates, Graduates and Foreign Members.

Office holders appointed in 1923 were;-

The following were the members of the first council: -

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