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Clifford Andrew

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Clifford Andrew (1891-1927)


1927 Obituary [1]

CLIFFORD ANDREW, whose death occurred on 5th March 1927, shortly after his election as an Associate Member of the Institution, was born at Prestwich in 1891.

Throughout his career he was concerned with the design and manufacture of cranes and lifting and hauling devices.

He served an apprenticeship with Messrs. Craven Brothers from 1907 to 1912 and was afterwards junior draughtsman with that firm and with Messrs. Royce of Trafford Park.

During the War he served with the Royal Engineers in Egypt and Gallipoli.

He afterwards rejoined Messrs. Royce and in 1920 was appointed chief draughtsman.



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