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Walter Poynton

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Walter Poynton (1868- )

1922 Associate I.E.E., Consulting Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Hotel Cecil, Strand, London, W.C.2; b. 1868. Ed. Sir J. Williamson's, Rochester, School of Military Engineering, Chatham, and City and Guilds of London Institute. Joined Electrical Power Storage Co. in 1886-90; Pacific Steam Navigation Co., 1890-I; rejoined Electrical Power Storage Co., 1891-6; left their service for the position of Chief Engineer to Hotel Cecil Co., Ltd. During the war acted as a District Engineer to H.M. Office of Works.

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