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Roger Thornycroft

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Roger Thornycroft (1902- )

1902 Born in London

Educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford.

Served time at Ransomes and Rapier, Ipswich and with Cadillac Motor Car Co., Detroit, U.S.A.

Joined the Sales Staff of John I. Thornycroft and Co Ltd.

Represented Thornycroft's in the Colonies, Central Africa, Argentine, Chile, Brazil, Near East.

1959 General Manager and Sales Director, Transport Equipment (Thornycroft)

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