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Walter Arthur Reeves

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Walter Arthur Reeves (1894- )

1922 Electrical Engineer, High Street, Dorking. T. A.: "Reeves, Dorking." T. N.: Dorking 111. b. 1894. Ed. Northampton Polytechnic Institute, Clerkenwell; Diploma in Engineering at Northampton Institute; Silver Medallist and First Prizeman in Electro-Metallurgy at the City and Guilds of London Institute. One year with the British Thomson-Houston Co., Rugby. At beginning of war, member of staff of the British Aluminium Company. Joint author with H. Eastman of a paper on "Losses in Transformers," 1913. War Services.—Member of original British Military Commission, Berlin; mentioned in Dispatches for work in captivity. Lieutenant and Pilot in Royal Air Force; enlisted in West Kent Yeomanry, August 5, 1914; Adjutant of British Military Mission, Vienna; spent one year in solitary confinement for destruction of secret German listening devices; first British officer in Berlin after the Armistice.

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