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Wood, Herbert Boyne (1909 - )

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Radio engineer and Business executive
Born: 21 June 1909  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Herbert Boyne Wood worked as a radio engineer in Australia and held executive positions in the Malaysian and Hong Kong branches of the company I.T.T. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1945.

Career Highlights

1929Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1930 - 1931Radio Design Engineer at Philips Lamps Australasia Ltd. in Sydney
1931Bachelor of Engineering (BE) completed at the University of Sydney
1931 - 1933Research Officer at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Radio Research Board
1933 - 1936Research Fellow in Engineering at the University of Sydney
1936 - 1941Chief Radio Transmission Engineer at TS.TC. Ltd. in Sydney
1938Master of Engineering (ME) completed at the University of Sydney
1942 - 1945Lieutenant-colonel with the Royal Australian Engineers in the South West Pacific region
1945Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1946 - 1962Chief Engineer and Technical Director of TC.T.C Ltd.
1962 - 1968Vice-President and Area Technical Director of I.T.T. Far East & Pacific Inc. in Hong Kong
1968 - 1971Managing Director of I.T.T. Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur

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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: 7 September 2005

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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