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W. H. Edridge

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W. H. Edridge

1922 A.K.C., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Consulting Engineer, Patent Negotiator and Radio Expert, 24, St. Mary Abbott's Terrace, Kensington, London, W.14. T. A.: " Ridged, Blythe-London." T. N.: Park 5143. Paris Address: 35 Rue de Rome, Paris. T. N.: Wagram 15.20. Four and a half years' training as Electrical Mechanical Engineer at King's College, London University; concluding with Associateship of the College in Electrical Engineering; training continued for two years with the Croydon Corporation Electric Supply and Tramways, and with the Marseilles Electric Tramways. Assistant Engineer to French Thomson-Houston Co. in Marseilles; Electrical Engineer, Cie de los Tramvias Electrios del Rosario, Ste. Fe,._ Argentine; Resident Engineer to French Thomson-Houston Co. in Rome, Italy, and St. Etienne, France; Engineer to Compagnie generale de Distribution d'Energie electrique, Paris, until enlisting in 1915. Patentee of various mechanical and electrical inventions in connection with electric Traction and Distribution, Radio Telegraph and Photography. War Services.—Enlisted June 15, 1915; commissioned in Royal Engineers, Wireless, in 1917; Assistant Inspector, Royal Engineers' Stores, Woolwich, 1918-20.

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