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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.

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