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John O. Nichol (1878- )
1922 B.Sc., M.S.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 405, Stretford Road, Manchester; b. 1878. Ed. B.Sc. (Eng.), Manchester University. Apprenticeship, Locomotive Shops, Great Central Railway, ANL Gorton, Manchester; Royce, Ltd., electrical and mechanical engineers, Trafford Park, Manchester; British Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester. Assistant Locomotive Superintendent, Burma Railways, Insein, Burma; Consulting Engineer, Manchester; Electrical and Mechanical Engineer to Binny and Co., Madras; Assistant Engineer to the Amir of Afghanistan on hydro-electric scheme for power and light. Publications: Articles in Indian Press. War Services.—Four years and four months; total military service about 16 years. Lieutenant, R.N. V.R., Admiralty Seaplane and Aeroplane Inspection Staff; Captain, Royal Air Force, Administrative and Technical. Demobilized, September, 1919.