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Thomas Seabrooke Wallis

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Thomas Seabrooke Wallis (1884- )

1922 A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., M.I.Mar.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, pc), King Street, Saffron Walden, Essex; b. 1884. Technical training commenced at St. Dunstan's College, Catford, education carried on at night classes till the age of twenty-seven was reached. Served with the Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., Southampton, 1902-8; passed the extra First Class Engineers' Examination, Board of Trade, in 190 8; served in various capacities with the Manchester Corporation Electricity Works till 1913. The year 1914 spent in Sweden studying the manufacture of bottles by machinery and the glass smelting industry, acting as electrical adviser to the firm. Five years' war service. War Services.—Joined up as dispatch rider, January, 1915; served in Gallipoli, and was invalided home and spent all the rest of the time on anti-aircraft searchlight work, rising to the rank of Captain.

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