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Reginald Porter (1880- )
1922 B.A. (Cantab.), Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, The Key Engineering Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester. T. A.: "Keypoint, Manchester." T. N.: 203 Trafford Park, Manchester. b. 1880; c. of R. da C. Porter, R.E.; in. Stephanie, d. of Stephen Sellon, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. Eton and Cambridge. Staff of Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.; Director of Key Engineering Co., Ltd.; Director and London Manager of the Canadian British Engineering Co., Ltd.; Managing Director of Key Engineering Co., Ltd.; Engineer and Representative of W. Reavell and Co., Ltd. Publications: Paris Exhibition Prize, Institution of Electrical Engineers, for paper on "Large Gas Engines." Clubs: Union, and Engineers' Manchester. War Services.—Enlisted August, 1914, Queen's Westminster Rifles; commission, October 29, 1914, Queen's Westminster Rifles; Temporary Captain in France with 1st Battalion, transferred to R.E. (T. ), May 6, 1916; Acting Captain and Area Searchlight Officer, B.E.F. Demobilised, March, 1919.