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Herbert Arthur Dyke Acland (1886- )
Educated at Harrow and Cambridge
1908 Pupil at Davy Brothers, Sheffield, erecting plant at customers' premises
1911 Assistant engineer at Davy Brothers, Sheffield; of Banstead, Surrey; associate of Inst Civil Engineers
1914 Married Maud Branson in Sheffield
1918 Associate of I Mech E; Assistant director of production, Armament Production Dept, Admiralty, London
1922 B.A., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer; Manager Still Engine Co., 7, Princes Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 7660. b. 1886; s. of Capt. F. E. D. Acland, ; m. 1914, Maud Branson, d. of G. E. Branson of Sheffield. Ed. at Harrow, King's College, Cambridge; B.A., Mechanical Sciences Tripos, 1908. Pupil at Davy Brothers, Ltd., Hydraulic Engineers, Sheffield. Had charge of the Erection of rtl Heavy Forging Presses, Rolling Mills, Hammers, etc., Continental work, with steel works and Armament firms as Personal Assistant to A. J. Capron, Managing Director to Davy Bros, Ltd. Joint Manager and Director, Brown Brothers and Co., Ltd., Rosebank Ironworks, Edinburgh, building Steering Gears, Telemotors and Hydraulic Ship's Cranes, etc. War Services. —Assistant Works Superintendent of the National Projectile Factory, Templeboro', Sheffield (under Thomas Firth and Sons, Ltd. ), employing 5,000 girls and 6co men on 60-pdr. and 4.5 shells, Assistant Director, Mines and Torpedo Section of the Armament Production Department, Admiralty.
1923 Member of IMechE
1924 Worked for Still Engine Co
1968 died in Maidenhead