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R. W. Harris (c1907-1960) of Aircraft Steel Structures
1960 Obituary 
WE have learned, with regret, of the death of Mr. R. W. Harris, which occurred suddenly on January 13.
Mr. Harris was born in Coventry and educated at the Bablake School there and subsequently at Coventry Technical College.
In 1946 Mr. Harris joined Bryce Berger, Ltd., and was largely responsible for that company's development of fuel injection and starting equipment for diesel engines.
Mr. Harris Joined Aircraft Steel Structures Ltd., as director and general manager, in April, 1958, when that company was acquired by Simms Motor and Electronics Corporation, Ltd.