Biographical entry Baldwin, D. E. (1894 - )
- 16 February 1894
Laidley, Queensland, Australia
D. E. Baldwin was Chief Engineer of C.O.R. Ltd. (later B.P. Australia) from 1932. In the late 1920s he developed all-welded steel storage tanks for petroleum.
Born Laidley, Queensland, 16 February 1894. Educated University of Queensland (BE). Australian Imperial Force 1915-18 (Gallipoli, France, Belgium), 1942-43 (New Guinea); Engineer, Commonwealth Oil Refineries Ltd 1921-24; Engineer and Manager, Gardner Constructions Pty Ltd 1924-32; Chief Engineer, Commonwealth Oil Refineries (later BP Ltd) from 1932. Chairman, Melbourne Division, Institution of Engineers Australia 1940.
- 'Baldwin, D. E. (18940216-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476760. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_b.html. Details
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