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William Young (1891- )

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M.I.A.E., of Claydon Works, Wishaw, Scotland.

1891 Born on 14 May in Carluke.

Educated at Carluke Higher Grade, Glasgow High School; West of Scotland Technical College

Apprenticed at Belhaven Engineering Works, Wishaw, and Alchin, Northampton.

Draughtsman with J. and E. Hall, Dartford; Wolseley Motors, Birmingham; Karrier Motors, Huddersfield

Chief Engineer (Motor Dept.) Browett Lindleys, Manchester

WWI Captain R.A.F. 1915 to 1918

Chief Engineer and Designer Karrier Motors, Ltd.

1922 Started own business, Young Windows, at Claydon Works.

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