Frank Blackmore (Traffic Engineer)

Frank Blackmore (Traffic Engineer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frank Blackmore, OBE, DFC (February 16, 1916 - June 5, 2008) was a British traffic engineer. Blackmore was also the inventor of the mini-roundabout. Born in 1916 at Fort National, Algeria where his father worked as a missionary. He later moved to Lausanne, Switzerland the birth country of his mother. He studied civil engineering until moving to Britain in 1936. He started to work for Colchester borough council until the outbreak of World War II when he joined the Royal Air Force. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions when he made an emergency landing on the beach at Ardnamurchan Point. He rose to the rank of wing commander and remained with the RAF until 1959.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136531356
  • 9786136531359