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c.1878 Born son of W. T. Walker, M.Inst. C.E
Educated at Highgate Sch. and University College, London
Apprenticed with John Abbot and Co., Gateshead-on-Tyne
Articled to J. J. Taylor, Esq., M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engr.
Worked on various Railway, Drainage, Waterworks schemes, etc.
1915 Joined the Aircraft Manufacturing Co as Chief Technical Assistant.
1920 Assisted in forming The de Havilland Co.
Director and Chief Engineer., The de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., Hatfield, Herts.
Fellow of Univ. Coll, London.