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Henry Japp

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Sir Henry Japp (1869-1939)

1939 Obituary [1]

1939 Obituary [2]

"...have to record the death last Saturday, April 8th, at his home in Bedford Park, London, of Sir Henry Japp. Sir Hemy, as is well known, was chief engineer and works director of John Mowlem and Co., Ltd. He was born in 1869, and received his education at the Montrose Academy, Dundee University College, and Finsbury Technical Institute. Strangely enough, although the works with which his name will always be connected all lay in the civil engineering field, his first experiences were mechanical. He spent five years with..."[More].

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