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R. Alan S. Thwaites (1888- )
1922 B.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. and SI, Mechanical, Electrical and Metallurgical Engineer, 79, Beverley Crescent, Bedford; b. 1888; m. eldest d. of J. A. Keay, M.I.Mech.E., of Leicester. Ed. School, Dulwich College; City and Guilds (Engineering) College, South Kensington. Pupilage with W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., Bedford. Entirely with W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., in various Depts., including Drawing Office, Eng. and Sales and Testing Depts. Club: Engineers', London. War Services: Engaged upon the production of "Le Rhone" Aero-Engine as Metallurgical and Research Engr.