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Robert M. Abraham

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Robert M. Abraham (1879- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical Engineer, 49, Parliament Street, London, SM.'. T. A.: "Escutcheon, London." T. N.: Victoria 212 I. b. 1879; second s. of Wm. Abraham, J.P., Coleraine. Pupil, W. Moore Longham; City and Guilds, Finsbury, and King's College, London; Siemens Brothers, Woolwich, and Combe, Barbour and Combe, Belfast. Erected Electrical Generating plant in Cape Town; various power schemes in Australia, Canada and U.S.A.; reported on Railway Signalling in South Africa, British East Africa, Egypt and Italy; designer of power-operated railway signals and points and electrical interlocking for Immingham Docks, Wath, Clapham Junction and Manchester. Director, D. Gilson and Co., Ltd, and C. F. Casella and Co., Ltd. Club: St. Stephen's, S.W. War Services.—South Africa, 1900. Designer of aeroplane bomb-sighting apparatus and a number of aeronautical instruments which were largely used during the war.

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