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Colin Worthington Pope Ramsey

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Colin Worthington Pope Ramsey (1883- )

1922 Col., C.M.G., M.E.I.C., M.Am.Rly.Assoc., Cons. Engr. and Contractor; b. 1883; s. of W. A. Ramsay, C.E. Ed. Dufferin Grammar Sch.; Royal Sch. of Infantry, St. Johns; Private Tuition. Career: Entered Service of C.P. Railway., 1901—various capacities; Chief Engr. of Construction, C.P. Railway., Montreal, 1911-15; in charge of Construction St. Maurice Valley Railway., 35 miles; Grade Rpvision and Double Tracking of portions of Quebec, Ontario and Algoma Districts, 500 miles; Construction of S. Ontario and P. Railway., 25 miles; Georgian Bay and Seabord Railway., including Port McNicoll Harbour and Elevators, 95 miles; Cambleford, Lake Ontario and Western Railway. (new low grade line of C.P. Railway., Montreal to Toronto), 200 miles. March, 1915, to October, 1916—Lt.-Col. Canadian Expeditionary Force; October, 1916— Seconded to R.E. and appointed Railway. Construction Engr., Fifth Area, France; April, 1917—Col.; June, 1918—Officer-in-Charge of Construction, Poole Harbour Revisions; March, 1919—Reserve of Officers, March, 1919, to March, 1920—Supt., C.P. Railway.; March, 1920, to date—Cons. Engr. and Contractor. Club: St. James's, Montreal. Address:.447, Mt. IA A Stephen Ave., Westmont, Montreal, Canada.

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