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Percy Bissett Down

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Percy Bissett Down (1876- )

1922 M.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., Wh.Ex., Man. Dir., The Standard Engineering Tools Co., Ltd.; b. 1876; s. of G. B. Down. Ed. Stamford Hill Collegiate School Training: City and Guilds of London Inst. Career: With Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Works, G.E. Railway., Stratford; Thomas Parker, Ltd., Wolverhampton; Rees Roturbo Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Wolverhampton; Manistee Ironworks, Manistee, U.S.A.; Down and Johnston, Kingsway, London; Inspection Dept., Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. Publ.: "Handy -Copper Wire Tables." Address: 109, Dukes Avenue, Muswell Hill, N.1.

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