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Richard Berkley Fairthorne

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1898 Born

1923 Student member of I Mech E; Lieut RN, of Wantage Engineering Co[1]

During the laying of the huge pipe lines of the Tummel Bridge hydroelectric power scheme he was joint resident engineer for Messrs. Balfour, Beatty and Company.

1991 Died in Bucks[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical Engineer records
  2. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007