Source Information

Institution of Engineering and Technology
Ancestry.com. UK, Electrical Engineer WWI and WWII Rolls of Honour, 1924, 1949 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data:

First and Second World War Roll of Honour. Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, London, England.

About UK, Electrical Engineer WWI and WWII Rolls of Honour, 1924, 1949

The Institution of Engineering and Technology was founded in 1871 as the Society of Telegraph Engineers and later became the Institution of Electrical Engineers. In 2006 it joined with the Institution of Incorporated Engineers to become the IET. It is the professional home for life for engineers and technicians with over 150,000 members worldwide. The IET Library and Archives collections were awarded Designated status recognising their international importance in engineering history. The collections include books and journals, personal papers and corporate collections, photographs and films and rare books dating back to the fourteenth century. Access to the collections is provided through an enquiry service, website, talks and visits to the Archives Centre by appointment. For more information please contact archives@theiet.org.

The publications in this collection list members of the organization who died in World War I or World War II with biographical sketches. Memorials include family details, education and work history, and detailed histories of the member’s service in the war. Photograph plates of men in uniform are distributed throughout the book, so be sure to check all the references to your ancestor’s name.