Quest, Rodney

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Pseudonym of UK engineer, soldier and author John Scott-Taggart (1897-1979), involved professionally in radio research from his early years, contributing to Wireless World from about 1914, serving as a radio instructor in World War One, obtaining over 30 patents and establishing the Radio Press in 1922; he became a barrister in 1928. His Countdown to Doomsday (1966) is a Near Future thriller in which the End of the World is barely averted. [JC/MA]

Wing-Commander John Scott-Taggart

born Bolton, Lancashire: 27 May 1897

died Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire: 30 July 1979

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