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F. R. Bloor

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Major F. R. Bloor (1885- )

1922 Major, M.B.E., M.C., Mechanical Engineer, Sir C. R. McGrigor, Bart., and Co., 39, Panton Street, Haymarket, London, S.W.; b. 1885. Ed. Secondary School, Royal Dockyard School, Royal College of Science and University of London (East London College), Whitworth Exhibition (1906), A.M. I.Mech.E. , 1914. goo-6 — Apprenticeship, Royal Dockyard, Chatham (Engineering Department). Six months as Draughtsman. 1906-8 —Royal College of Science. 1908-9—East London College, University of London. 1910-2— Experimental Engineering, London and Birmingham. 1912-4—Designing Automatic Machinery for Cadbury Brothers, Ltd., Bournville, Birmingham. 1915-20 —Inspector of Ordnance Machinery; Major and Inspector of Ordnance Machinery First Class, since September, 1918. War Services.—Commissioned February, 1915; French front, August, 1915; Macedonia, November, 1915, to December, 1918; South Russia, December, 1918, to June, 1920; Constantinople, August, 1920, and at present time. Mentioned in dispatches, 1917. Member of Order of British Empire, 1918; Military Cross, January, 1919; Serbian Order of White Eagle, Fourth Class, September, 1919.

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