Sydney James Waters
Sydney James Waters (1884- ), aircraft designer
1884 Born in Pluckley, Kent, the son of James H. Waters, a Laundry Proprietor, and his wife Diana
1905 Assistant Draughtsman at Sir Hiram Maxim Electrical and Engineering Co
1906 Engineering Assistant at Isler and Co
1906-07 Draughtsman at D. Napier and Son
1907-08 Chief Draughtsman at J. Tylor and Sons
1909 Draughtsman and Testing at J. Thornycroft
1910 Married in Wimbledon to Edith Davey
1910 Designer at Wolseley Tool and Motor Co
1911 Draughtsman at Daimler Motor Co
1915 Listed of the RFC and Hampshire Aircraft Parks. 2nd Lieut Sydney James Waters.
1917-22 Technical Officer at the Air Ministry
1920 Listed of the RAF. Capt. Sydney James Waters.
1923-25 Chief Draughtsman at Hawker
1926-28 Assistant Chief Designer at Gloster Aircraft Co
1929 Moved to Canada and was a Technical Engineer with De Havilland
1930 Michigan Passenger List. Listed as an Aircraft Designer, age 44, born Puckley, Kent. With wife Edith and two daughters.
1930 Engineer at Dawn Motors
1932-39 Draughtsman at Douglas Aircraft Co
1939-42 Research project Engineer at Northrop
1942 Three months at the Bureau of Aeronautics, Washington
Sources of Information
- Employment record courtesy of http://www.etantdonnes.com