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Henry Turner (1896-1948)

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Henry Turner (1896-1948)

1949 Obituary [1]

"HENRY TURNER retained a connection with the city of Sheffield during the whole of his lifetime. After serving his apprentice ship with Messrs. Hattersley and Davidson, engineers, from 1910 to 1914, he was engaged on war service for four years. In 1919 he joined Messrs. William Turner and Brothers, Ltd., pneumatic engineers, and five years later became a director.

In 1934 he left Messrs. William Turner and Brothers, Ltd., and founded the firm of Pneumatic Components, Ltd., and as chairman and managing director was actively engaged in the business up to the time of his death, which occurred on 31st August 1948 at the age of fifty-two. Mr. Turner was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1939. He was the patentee of several inventions."

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