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J. I. Carswell

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J. I. Carswell (c1898- )

Principal, The W. M. Ramsay Tech. Inst., Edinburgh. Lecturer in Eng. in Edinburgh Univ. and Consulting Engr. to the Crown in Motoring matters.


  • George Watsons College.
  • Edinburgh University., B.Sc., First Class Hons.
  • Served during the war in R.E. Field Co. (mentioned in Despatches for Bridge Building during the advance in 1918 on the French Front).
  • After the war, as Assistant Manager in an engineering firm, had charge of the erection of large colliery plant and is now a Consulting Engineer in Factory and Institute Heating, Lighting, and Ventilating.

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