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James Robinson M.B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.Inst.P.,
1884 born son of Robert Robinson.
Educated at Armstrong College, Univ. of Durham (Pemberton Fellow ), and Univ. of Gottingen.
Lecturer and Demonstrator in Physics at Armstrong College and University of Sheffield
Senior Lecturer in Physics at East London College
Member of Board of Studies in Physics, University of London; Examiner in Physics, Univ. of London
WWI Lieutenant R.N.V.R. for wireless telegraphy purposes
Chief Technical Assistant to Commandant, Wireless Experimental Establishment, Biggin Hill
Invented and developed the R.A.F. Direction Finding System and for its use by the Americans, for which he was awarded £1250 by the Royal Commission of Awards to Inventors
1922 Research and Wireless Engineer., Chief Experimental Officer, Instrument Design Establishment, R.A.F., Biggin Hill, Kent.