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Short, (Hugh) Oswaldlocked

(1883–1969)
  • Gordon Bruce
  • , revised by Robin Higham

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Short, (Hugh) Oswald (1883–1969), aeronautical engineer, was born on 16 January 1883 at Stanton by Dale, Derbyshire, the fourth son and fifth child of Samuel Short, engineer, and his second wife, Emma Robinson. His formal education ceased on his father's death but he trained as an engineer by self-help and hands-on instruction from his brothers ...

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