Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,922 pages of information and 235,419 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ernest Victor Johnson

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Ernest Victor Johnson (1884-1922)


1922 Obituary [1]

ERNEST VICTOR JOHNSON was born at Bognor on 8th April 1884, and was educated at Hull Technical School.

For many years he was with Messrs. Willans and Robinson, Ltd., Rugby, and was connected with them during the early manufacture of the turbines, carrying out many important contracts at home and abroad.

Later he became a director of W. V. Waite and Co., Ltd., Cardiff.

On the outbreak of war he joined the Army, and rose from the ranks in the Royal Engineers to Lieutenant and saw much service in France.

Upon demobilization he took up the position of Chief Electrical and Mechanical Engineer to The Engineering Equipment Co. (1919) Ltd., Swansea, from which he had to resign on account of ill health.

His death took place at Weston-super-Mare on 14th February 1922, in his thirty-eighth year.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1911.



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