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Douglas Harold Green

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Douglas Harold Green (1890-1963)

1963 Obituary [1]

DOUGLAS HAROLD GREEN, O.B.E., M.C., B&., who was born on 3 May, 1890, died in May 1963.

Educated at Bishops Stortford College, he studied engineering at the City & Guilds Central Technical College, and received the degree of B.Sc.(Eng.) in 1910.

He gained practical experience in India from 1910-1914 as Assistant Engineer to the Public Works Department, Bengal.

Throughout World War I he was on active service in France with the Royal Engineers, with the rank of Major, and served with distinction, at one time commanding the 59th Field Company. Later he was Staff Officer to the Chief Engineer, First Corps, B.E.F. He was awarded the O.B.E. (Military Division) and the M.C., and was five times mentioned in despatches.

In 1920 he joined the Trussed Concrete Steel Company as Engineer on special duties, and in 1923 became Managing Director...[more]

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