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Biographical entry Wood, Herbert Boyne (1909 - 2007)

OBE

Born
21 June 1909
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
2 January 2007
Occupation
Radio engineer and Business executive

Summary

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.

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

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McCarthy, G.J.