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1887 Born in High Barnet, son of Walter and Helen Drayson
1905 Worked at Clayton and Shuttleworth, Lincoln (apprenticeship_
1907 King's College, London; vacation work at J. Tylor and Sons
1909-11 Apprentice with North Eastern Railway, Gateshead Works.
1912 Assistant locomotive superintendent Nigerian Railway
1918 Associate member of I Mech E