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Joe Soul

(Electrical Engineering, 1948)
Joe shares his photographs and memories from his graduation year in 1948.

IC Football TeamPhoto right: Imperial College Football Club 1st Team, taken for the 1947 -48 season.
From left to right, standing; L.J. Nash, T. Halling, R. Champion, A.J Porter, B.J Perry. Sitting; J. Soul, J. D. Ellis (Hon.Sec.), R.E. Martin (Captain), M.A. Hayter (Vice Capt.), P.G.Davies. Inset; B.T Houlden and T. Euling


Radio Lab

Photo left: Radio Laboratory, even in 1948 I thought the contents must have been acquired by Imperial College from Michael Faraday's estate!



Paul and RogerPhoto right: Paul and Roger - their happy exit from a pub during the final fling of our class to Littlehampton. Paul is Dr. Paul Bura, a long-time friend of mine ever since Imperial, who was based in Canada. He died in his sleep October 31, 2006 in Toronto. We last met at Montebello, Ontario at the ICENAE (Imperial College Exiles North America East) reunion in September 2005. Roger is Roger Champion who lives in Horsham, another friend with whom I have remained in contact ever since college days.



Photo left: The group of us on the trip to Littlehampton



Electrical Engineering Class Photo right: Some of the electrical engineering (communications) with a future Rector of Imperial College (Eric Albert Ash). Back row; M.E.Rosner, J.Siekanowicz, I.Collier, I.Stephenson, B.Barringer, R.Hopkins, A.Turner. Front row; R.Sharp, P.Stutz, P.Etherington, E.A.Ash (Rector from 1985 - 1993) and H.K.Andreae



Graduation 1948

Photo left: Most of the graduating Electrical Engineering Class of 1948




Professor BickleyPhoto right: Professor Brickley, Maths professor and a favourite of mine who taught extremely well, in spite of having severely limited vision.



Motspur Park, May 1948Photo left: Five of us at the Motspur Park Imperial College Sports Day, May 19, 1948. Left to right; R.Hopkins, J.Soul, R.Goodwin, D.Vickers and D.Birnstingl



Sandbank, Motspur Park, 1948Photo right: Sandover competes in the high jump at the Motspur Park Imperial College Sports Day, May 19, 1948


Johnny EllisPhoto left: Johnny Ellis March 20, 1948




City & Guilds Entrance Photo right: The front entrance of the City & Guilds College in 1948



Imperial College first team, 1948Photo left: Imperial College football 1st team at Devonport for a match against the Royal Naval Engineering College in March 1948. From left to right; back row; R.Champion, B.T.Houlden, B.J.Perry, J.D.Ellis. Middle Row; L.J.Nash, T.Halling, R.E.Martin, P.G.Davies, M.A.Hayter. Front Row; J.Soul, A.J.Porter


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