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date: 15 November 2019

Watt, Sir Robert Alexander Watson-locked

(1892–1973)

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Watt, Sir Robert Alexander Watson- (1892–1973), developer of radar, was born in Brechin, Forfarshire, on 13 April 1892, the fifth son and youngest of seven children of Patrick Watson Watt, a carpenter and joiner, and his wife, Mary Small Matthew. Both the Watsons...

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