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Cecil William Chater

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Cecil William Chater

1875 Born in Ealing, son of J. S. Chater.

Ed. Private Sch., and in Switzerland.

1891 A student, living Witney

Training: Camborne School of Mines, and Brooke and Co., Eng.. Works.

Transvaal Mine Managers' Cert. (1st Class).

Pupil in Eng. Works; subsequently Surveyor and Manager, Akoko Gold Mines, Gold Coast

Head of Assaying, Surveying and Sampling Dept., Globe and Phoenix, Rhodesia

Engr. to Min. Plants Co.

Cyanide Manager, New Unified

Asst. Underground Manager, Village Deep

Gen. Manager, Mount Pima Min. Co.

Reporting on Tin and Wolfram Concessions, Lower Burma

Supt. Engr., Tavoy Concessions, Tenasserim Concessions, and Hermyingyi Min. Co.

Reporting on Bawnin Copper Mines

Gen. Manager, Naraguta Extended (Nigeria) Tin Mines

Joint Gen. Manager, Tavoy Concessions, Tenasserim Concessions, and Hermyingyi Mining Co.

Prospecting Jade and Gold, Upper Burma

1920-21: Partner, Bowyer-Bower and Chater, Civil and Min. Engrs.

1922 I.A.R.O., 10th Lancers, Assoc.Inst.M.M., M.I.Min.E., Member of firm, Bowyer-Bower and Chater; Director of the Engineering Agency, Ltd.

1937 Died in Mandalay, Burmah[1]

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  1. National probate calendar