Obituary of Frank Whittle

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Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAes (born June 1, 1907 in Coventry, England) was an inventor and military personnel who was best known for inventing the turbo jet engine and for serving in the Royal Air Force. Frank died on August 8, 1996 and his death was because of lung cancer. He died at age 89.

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Frank Whittle Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Whittle, Frank
    • Common Name: Frank Whittle
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Coventry, England
    • Birth Date: June 01, 1907
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1923-1948
    • Religion: Atheist
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: Brittish
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Navy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Frank's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Sir Frank Whittle
    • Father: Moses Whittle (1855-1908)
    • Mother: Sara Alice Garlick (1883-1977)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Dorothy Lee (married 1930-divorced 1976)
      • Hazel Hall (married 1976-1996, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 08 1996 at age 89
  • Place: Columbia, Maryland, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung cancer
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes placed in a church memorial in Cranwell, England

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InventorMilitary Personnel Brittish Born on June 1st Born in 1907 Died in 1996 Died at age 89 Died from Lung cancer

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