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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Carlaw Gray

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William Carlaw Gray (c1891-1931) of Henry Wiggin and Co


1931 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM CARLAW GRAY, Vice-Chairman of the Birmingham Local Section of the Institute, died on May 14, 1931, of double pneumonia, in his forty-first year.

Before the war, Mr. Gray was a lecturer in metallurgy at the Glasgow Technical College, and later became associated with Messrs. Henry Wiggin & Co., Ltd., being appointed works manager first at their Newtown Row works and subsequently at Wiggin Street.

For some years he had taken an active part in the work of the Birmingham Metallurgical Society, and it was only in December that he retired from the presidency. During the war, Mr. Gray served in France and Palestine, and in 1915 he received a commission in the 3rd Bn. Highland Light Infantry.

Mr. Gray was elected a Member of the Institute of Metals on March 9, 1925.


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