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Arthur Sydney Burnett

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Arthur Sydney Burnett (1867-1937)

1867 September 13th. Born in Montreal, Canada, the son of Edward Sydney Burnett and his wife Marion Grasett Harris

1922 Director. Railway Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Stores, Ministry of Transport; b. 1867; s. of the late Major E. Sydney Burnett, R.H.A. Ed. Cheltenham Coll.; King's Coll., London. Training: Workshops and Running Sheds of L. and Y. Railway. Asst. Engr., Great Southern of Spain Railway.; Asst. and District Loco. Supt., Assam-Bengal Railway., India; Running Loco. Supt., Imperial Military Railways. during S. African War; Asst. Chief Mech. Engr., Central South African Railways; Loco. Supt., Cordoba Central Railway. Extension, Argentine; Asst. Dir. and Traffic Manager, Jamaica Government Railway; Asst. Agent and Traffic Manager, Assam Railways and Trading Co., Assam, India; Agent and Gen. Manager of same; Director in the Area Organization Dept., M. of M.; was transferred to present appointment. Clubs: Windham. Address: c /o Cocks, Biddulph and Co., 43, Charing Cross, W.C.

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