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David Williams Armstrong

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David Williams Armstrong (1867-1909)


1909 Obituary [1]

DAVID WILLIAMS ARMSTRONG, born in Ireland in 1867, died in New South Wales on the 20th May, 1909.

After experience on drainage works and railway construction, he left Ireland in 1886 for New South Wales, and in 1891 he entered the Public Works Department, serving 12 years in the Roads and Bridges branch, where he had charge of a number of bridges, and 1 year in the Harbours and Rivers branch.

Subsequently, he designed and erected the works and machinery of the Auburn Brick, Tile and Pottery Company, and in 1907 was appointed Engineer to the Monaro Shire Council.

Mr. Armstrong was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 6th December, 1898.


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