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Duncan George Bailey

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Duncan George Bailey (1875- )

1922 O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., Managing Director, c/o Railway Wagon, Wheel and Spring Works, Horbury Junction, nr. Wakefield. T. A.: "Roberts, Horbury." T. N.: 446 Wakefield (Private Branch Exchange). b. 1875. Ed. and Professional Training: King Charles School, Kidderminster, and Birmingham Wagon Co. and Gloster Wagon Co. Professional Career: 1899, Assistant Manager; 1911, General Manager; 1913, Managing Director of C. Roberts and Co., Ltd. Chief Works: Reorganised old works, designed and erected and equipped new works, consisting of complete railway wagon, wheel and spring works. Public Positions: Committee Industrial League, Pres. Wakefield Chamber of Commerce. Club: Wakefield and County. War Services.—Designed, erected and equipped 18-lb. shrapnel plant. Awarded O.B.E. for railway wagon work and shell making.

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