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The 80s were a terrible decade for the technological wizards of Great Britain. Before I list chronologically the most unfortunate reasons why so many of them are no longer living, let me acknowledge my principle source Mark J. Harper at this link: 

 

http://www.rense.com/general66/deadmicro.htm

 which Mr. Harper sourced from a list compiled by Raymond A. Robinson in 'The Alien Intent' (A Dire Warning). I surmise by the title of Mr. Robinson’s original compilation that he suspected some other-worldly assassins of doing these beastly things to these brilliant scientists. We can reject that conclusion, but the dead were real and mostly died horribly. Professor Keith Bowden  was a computer programmer and scientist at Essex University. He teched on super computers and computer-controlled aircraft.RIP:  March 1982 when he lost control of his car and plunged to his death onto an abandoned railway line. He was 49. 

Rodger Hill worked for Marconi as a radar designer.

RIP:  March 1985 when he killed himself with a shotgun at his home. He was 49.

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Jonathan Wash worked at GEC and British Telecom in digital communications.

RIP:  November 1985 when he fell from a hotel room in Abidjan, West Africa.  He was 29.

 

Vimal Dajibhai worked for Marconi as a computer software engineer and tested computer control systems of Tigerfish and Stingray torpedoes.

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RIP:  August 1986 when he fell 240 feet from the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol. He was 24.

 

Arshad Sharif worked on systems for satellite detection of submarines. He had also worked at British Aerospace on guided weapons technology.

RIP:  October 1986, in Bristol,  when he tied one end of a rope to a tree, the other around his neck, jammed down the accelerator of his car and drove off. He was 26.

 

Richard Pugh for the British Ministery of Defense as a computer consultant and expert in digital communications expert.

RIP:  January 1987 from an accident in his home, his feet bound and a plastic bag over his head. The rope tied around his body was wrapped around his neck four times. He was 37.

 

Dr. John Brittan was a scientist once employed in top secret work for the Royal College of Military Science at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, then moved to the research department of the British Ministery of Defense

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RIP:  January 1987 in his garage of carbon monoxide. He was 52.

 

David Skeels was an engineer with Marconi.

RIP:  February 1987 in his car, a hose connected to the exhaust. He was 43.

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