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Charles Arthur Andrews

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Charles Arthur Andrews (1899-1937)

1937 Obituary [1]

CHARLES ARTHUR ANDREWS, Dr.-Ing., whose death occurred at Masjid-i-Suleiman in South Iran on 10th July 1936, at the early age of 38, was personal assistant to the assistant fields manager (production) of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. He was born at Boxmoor, Herts, and served his apprenticeship from 1915 to 1917 with Messrs. J. A. Prestwich and Company, Ltd., of Tottenham. He then entered University College, London, for a three years' course in civil engineering and was subsequently appointed an assistant in the Faculty of Engineering at the college. In 1923 he went to Venezuela as a draughtsman with the British Controlled Oilfields, Ltd., at Maracaibo, and a year later he was made field surveyor. He was promoted to be field engineer in 1927. Five years later he returned to England and in 1934 he joined the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. He held the degree of Doctor of Engineering at Karlsruhe, Baden, and was the author and joint author respectively of two recent papers on petroleum technology. Dr. Andrews was elected to Associate Membership of the Institution in 1932.

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