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Wadsley, Rex Wright (1906 - 1993)

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Electrical engineer
Born: 8 October 1906  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.  Died: 21 February 1993  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Rex Wright Wadsley spent most of his career with the Hydroelectricity Commission of Tasmania, starting as an assistant engineer in 1934 and retiring as resident electrical engineer in London in 1971.

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Born Launceston, Tasmania, 8 October 1906. Died Hobart, 21 February 1993. Educated Hobart Technical College (DipAppl Sci 1928) and University of Tasmania (BE 1931). Demonstrator in electrical engineering, University of Tasmania 1927-34; assistant engineer, Hydroelectricity Commission of Tasmania 1934-41, officer-in-charge, Protection and Test Section, Electrical Branch 1945-57, deputy chief, electrical engineering branch 1957-69, resident electrical engineer, London 1969-71; radar officer, Royal Australian Air Force 1941-45.
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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 September 2004

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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