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Charles William Bowles

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Charles William Bowles (1879- )

1910 of Patiala State Railways, Patiala, Punjab.

1922 M.B.E.,A.M.Amer. S.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, State Engineer, Public Works Department, Patiala Government, Punjab, India. T. A.: "Patiala." b. 1879. Ed. Holloway College, London; Apsley House Engineering College, Margate, Kent; King's College, London, and Cundall's, Shipley, 6 Yorks, etc. Joined Marsland, Price and Co., Engineers, Bombay, as Assistant Engineer, 1902, and in various associated companies; joined as State Engineer, Public Works Department, Patiala Government, in 1910, in charge of all buildings, palaces, roads, waterworks, hydro-electric plants, etc., in an area of 5, Soo square miles. Chief Works: Air and sewage mains with Share and Ault compressors for Bombay municipality; rebuilding of Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway central workshops at Parel, Bombay, with storm water drainage; quarters and workshops for the Bengal-Nagpur Railway at Khargpur, Bengal, L185,000; feeder railways survey, etc., barracks and other buildings for Military Works Department. Club: Royal Automobile, Pall Mall, London. War Services.-19i_}-5—With Indian Cavalry Corps Mechanical Transport; 5th Punjab Light Horse, Indian Defence Force; Officer Commanding Amballa Troop; rank, Lieutenant.

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