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Thomas Herbert Minshall

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Thomas Herbert Minshall (1873- )

1922 Col., D.S.O., M.I.E.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.I.N,A., Cons. Engr.; Chairman, Transport, Ltd.; Chairman, British Motor Trust, Ltd.; b. 1873; s. of T. E. Minshall, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. London University. Training: Robey and Co., Siemens Brothers, and B.T.H. Co. Career: Boro. Elec. Engr., Croydon, 1897-1902; 1903—With Merz and McLellan, Westminster; 1909 —Visited Argentina in interests of British Trade. at request of B.O.T.; 1912—Visited India at request of various Indian Railways.; during the War, Asst. Dir. of Labour, G.H.Q., France, and later Controller of Salvage; raised and commanded 204th Field Co., R.E., France; twice mentioned in Dispatches. Publ.: "High-speed Elec. Generating Plant," Proc. Inst. C.E.; " London's Elec. Future," Fortnightly Review; " The Government and Electricity Supply," Contemporary Review, etc. Clubs: Reform, Argentine, National, and Mid-Surrey Golf; Pilgrims. Addresses: 34, Victoria Street, S.W.; The Tower House, Melbury Road, Kensington, W. T. N.: 8957 Westminster, 1604 Park.

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