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Reginald Frank Krall

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Assoc. M.Inst C.E., M.Inst. M. M., A.O.G.I., M.J.Inst.E.

Mechanical and Metallurgical Enginee

1873 Born

Educated at St. Mark's College, Upper School, Chelsea; Central Technical College, South Kensington; Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Pupil W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., Bedford.

Designing Draughtsman, Stothert and Pitt, Ltd., Bath

Chief Engineer and Manager, The Cyanide Plant Supply Co.

Consulting Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineer at Balfour House, E.C., and 5, South Street, Finsbury, E.C.

Managing Director of the Patent Castings Syndicate, Ltd.

1913-14 Vice-Chairman, Junior Institution of Engineers.

1914 Closed his business to enlist in the Army

WWI Active service in France, Egypt and Salonika.

1919 demobilized; appointed Director of Auctions (Plant and Machinery Section) Surplus Government Property Disposal Board

1920 Chief Designer, Minerals Separation, Ltd. Chief Works: Heavy crane designs; designs of some of the largest gold ore treatment plants in all important goldfields. Introduced manufacture of precision die castings in this country.

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