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A. T. C. Priddle

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A. T. C. Priddle ( -1969)

1970 Obituary [1]

Mr A. T. C. Priddle (Fellow) died in December 1969.

Mr Priddle was closely associated with the introduction of trolleybuses in London, and in 1934 joined AEC Ltd at Southall as Traction Engineer. In 1940 he was seconded to the Ministry of Supply, and became Asst Director of the Dept of Tank Design at what became the FVRDE Chobham establishment. At the termination of the secondment in 1945, he joined CAV Ltd, and became Technical Director and later Joint General Manager. He was also an active member of the Passenger Transport Association. After his retirement from CAV in 1968, he joined the Board of Ricardo and Co at Shoreham.

Mr Priddle had a wide circle of friends in industry and his exuberant personality will be greatly missed.

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