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Watt, Sir Robert Alexander Watson- (1892–1973), developer of radar

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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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