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Harry Tankard

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Harry Tankard (1884-1944), Managing Director of Tankard and Smith

1884 Born in Finsbury the son of Charles James Tankard, a Tailor's Bust Maker, and his wife Emily Bathsheba Lawther

1911 Boarder at Foresters Arms, Kirdford, Billingshurst, Sussex: Harry Tankard (age 27 born Finsbury), General Engineer.[1]

1944/45 Obituary [2]

Harry Tankard was born in 1884.

Following his apprenticeship and a brief period in which he gained general experience, he became Chief Engineer of the Inter-Transport Company.

From 1919 he was Managing Director of Tankard and Smith, Ltd.

He died on 22nd December, 1944, at the age of 60.

He was elected an Associate Member in 1920.

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