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W. M. Harris-Burland (1873- )
1922 Commercial Engineer, 63, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.4. T. A.: "Eleplanco, Cent, London." T. N.: City 115. b. 1873; s. of Major-General W. B. Harris-Burland of 19th Yorkshire Regiment. Ed. Sherborne School, Dorset. Indentured apprentice with Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co., Ltd., and at Robey's Works, Lincoln. Manager of distribution work at Newcastle Electric Supply Co. until 1901; Sales Engineer to British Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. until 1908. Commenced business on his own account as engineering representative.