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Arthur Ronald Page

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Arthur Ronald Page (c1893-1950)

1951 Obituary [1]

"Captain ARTHUR RONALD PAGE, whose death, in his fifty-seventh year, occurred on 16th June 1950, was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1929, and transferred to Associate Membership in 1942. He was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. He obtained his practical training with the Cleveland Car Company, Ltd., from 1909 to 1914, and in the meantime attended classes at the Darlington Technical College. In the following year he enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps and saw service with the motor transport in France and Egypt.

After his demobilization in 1919 he held temporary appointments as draughtsman, and for three years was with the Newcastle Electrical and Motor Accessories Co, filling successively the positions of representative and manager. In 1925 he became engineer representative at Darlington for Messrs. J. H. Tucker and Company, Ltd., of Birmingham, and four years later was appointed northern manager. He rejoined the Army in 1940, and, receiving a commission in the Royal Engineers, served first in a bomb disposal company and later was attached to the War Office as staff officer, R.E., with the rank of captain. He resumed his former association with Messrs. Tucker and Company in 1945 taking over the duties of personnel manager and after a year resumed his former position as northern manager."

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  1. 1951 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Obituaries