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John Turnbull (1874- )

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John Turnbull M.B.E., M.I.N.A.

1874 Born, son of Peter Turnbull, of Sunderland.

Training: Armstrong College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and George Clark's Ltd., Sunderland.

At sea as Engineer on the Cairn Line

Chief Draughtsman, Parsons Marine Turbine Co., Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne, for 15 years

Vickers, Ltd., on Sir James McKecknie's staff.

1915 General Manager, National Factory, Lancaster

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