Craig, Duncan Robertson, 1927-1998, electrical engineer

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Craig, Duncan Robertson, 1927-1998, electrical engineer

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Duncan Robertson Craig was born in 1927 on the island of Arran, Scotland, and educated at the local primary school in Sliddery, followed by Keil School in Dumbarton. He enrolled as a student at the Royal Technical College of Glasgow (RTC) in 1944, qualifying for the Diploma in Engineering Science in 1946 and the Associateship in Electrical Engineering in 1947. After finishing his studies, Craig travelled to Burma for National Service with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. For most of his working life he was employed at IBM in Greenock, where he worked on computers and systems. He died in Greenock in 1998, aged 70.


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Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)

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1944 - 1947

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Duncan Craig was a student at the Royal Technical College of Glasgow (known from 1956 as the Royal College of Science and Technology).

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GB 249

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Anne Cameron, July 2021




GB 249 OE/11/3/1/43-46: Royal Technical College registers of students, sessions 1944-1945 to 1946-1947.
Additional details supplied by Duncan Craig's niece, Jean Craig.

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