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Harold Edgar Walsh

Joined in 1925 - Retired in 1961

 
 

 

1961 Retirement

Harold Edgar Walsh

 

Harold Edgar Walsh, chief of the design and construction division of telecommunications branch, retired on August 28.

 

Mr. Walsh was born at Bearbrook, Ont., near Ottawa, and obtained his B.A. and B.Sc. (Electrical) at the University of British Columbia in 1916 and 1925 respectively.

 

He served Canada during the First Great War, first in the Army and later in the Navy on the North Atlantic and joined the department as a junior engineer in 1925.

 

He was honored with an MBE in 1946 in recognition of his direction of the estab­lishment of aviation navigation radio aids during the war to serve the requirements of home defence and Commonwealth train­ing. He was also awarded the Coronation Medal in 1953.

 

 

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