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Sydney Watson Attwell

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Sydney Watson Attwell (1876- )

1922 M.B.E., M.I. Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex. T. A.: " Physics, Teddington." T. N.: Kingston 336o. b. 1876; s. of Rev. W. Attweil, Bradford-on-Avon; m. Annie Scotson, M.Sc., Manchester. Ed. Caterham School, Surrey, and Finsbury Technical College. Training with Easton, Anderson and Goolden, Ltd., Erith; Vickers, Sons and Maxim, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness, Inspection Department; joined the National Physical Laboratory in 1904, and now a Principal Assistant in the Metrology Department of the Laboratory. Publications: "Measurements on Error of Workmanship," Report No. 25, British Engineering Standards Association. War Services.— Testing gauges for the Ministry of Munitions, and in the latter part of the war responsible for the technical side of this work.

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