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Witt, Sidney Herbert (1892 - 1973)

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Electrical engineer
Born: 12 March 1892  Windsor, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 28 June 1973  Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia.
Sidney Herbert Witt joined the Postmaster-General's Department in 1910 as a junior instrument fitter. He became the first head of the Research Laboratories 1923-45.

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Born Windsor, Victoria, 12 March 1892. Junior Instrument Fitter, Postmaster-General's Department 1910-12, Professional Engineer 1913-19, Divisional Engineer, Headquarters Administration 1919-24, Supervising Engineer in charge of Research 1923-45. Sometime Chairman, Victorian Division, Institute of Radio Engineers, Australia.
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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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