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Archibald Stewart Buckle

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Archibald Stewart Buckle (1867- )

Executive Engineer in charge of the Pegu and Sittang Section of the Pegu-Moulmein Railway, Burma. His responsibility included bridges at Pegu, Abya Choung, Belin[1], and Sittang[2]

1922 M.Inst.C.E., M.S.E.; b. 1867; s. of Cuthbert Robert Buckle. Commander R.N. Ed. Royal Academy, Gosport. Training: Crystal Palace School of Practical Engineering, Bessemer Premium Soc. of Engrs., 1914. Asst. to J. T. Firbank, Rly. Contractor, 2 years; Asst. to Charles Liddell, Cons. Engr., Westminster, 5 years; Asst. Engr., Assam-Bengal Railway. Construction and Chittagong Port, 9 years; Executive Engr., Burma Railways. Construction (Pegu-Moulmein Railway and Sittang Bridge), 3 years; Ceylon Govt. Rlys. (Indo-Ceylon Railway), 3 years; War service, 1914-20; Engr.-in-Charge, Bldg. Dept., Royal Gunpowder and Small Arms Factories, Waltham Abbey and Enfield Lock. Article in "The Engineer," June, 1913, on "The Pegu Moulmein Rly. and The Sittang Bridge." Address: c/o Henry S. King and Co., 9, Pall Mall, S.W.I.

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