Wittrick, William Henry (1922-1985)

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William Wittrick taught aeronautical engineering at University of Sydney 1945-1964, being Lawrence Hargrave Professor of Aeronautical Engineering 1956-1964. He received the first PhD awarded by the University in 1950.

Born Huddersfield, Yorkshire, 29 October 1922. Died Birmingham, 2 July 1986. Educated Universities of Cambridge (BA 1943, MA 1947, ScD 1969) and Sydney (PhD 1950). Stress Office, Hawker Aircraft Co. Ltd 1942; Temporary demonstrator, Engineering Laboratory, Cambridge 1942-44; Scientific Officer, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough 1944-45; senior lecturer, Department of Aeronautics, University of Sydney 1945-54, reader 1954-56, Lawrence Hargrave Professor of Aeronautical Engineering 1956-64, Dean, Faculty of Engineering 1962-63; Professor of Structural Engineering, University of Birmingham 1964-69; Beale Professor of Civil Engineering University of Birmingham 1969-82 and Head, Department of Engineering 1969-80; Emeritus Professor from 1982. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1958; Orville Wright Prize, Royal Aeronautical Society 1960; Lawrence Hargrave Medal, Australian Division, Royal Aeronautical Society 1961; George Taylor (of Australia) Prize, Royal Aeronautical Society 1972; Fellow, Royal Society 1980. President, Australian Division, Royal Aeronautical Society 1961-62; chairman, Australian Aeronautical Research Committee 1961-64.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 December 1922 p 1 Family Notices
    ... the 26th December, 1872, at Childwall Abbey, Liverpool, William Henry Parsonage, to Martha Boswell, ... . Fitzsimmons and Mrs. Buchanan, of Oakleigh. EDWARDS-WITTRICK.-On the 21st Dec ... daughter of the late .lohn Wittrick, of Mettingham, Eng- land. ENTWISLE-SWAN.-Golden Wcddlng.]-On & ... 3326 words
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    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 4 July 1951 p 28 Family Notices
    ... I«) - In lov lng memory ol my dear brothel William Edward In sei ted by Henry and Eileen LOGAN -In ... Malley) -.June 17, at Darwin Hospital, to Shirley and Harry - a son (Henry Drewan). BOWEY (nee ... Mem etial YVaverley to Audrey and George -a «on (Bryan Alexander) Both doing fine WITTRICK. -June 28 ... 10441 words
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    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 23 June 1948 p 20 Family Notices
    ... McArthur of Waterloo NICKEL William Henry-June 22 1948 at his residence Bonnie Plume Penshurst Stree ... and Friends of the Family of the late WILLIAM HENRY NICKEL of Bonnie Plume Penshurst Street Beverly ... at R N Shore Hospital to Nola wife of John S Sparkes (RAN) 20 William Street Roseville-a daughter ... 10100 words
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