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Gordon Risley Hearn

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Gordon Risley Hearn (1871- )

1922 Lieut.-Colonel R.E., D.S.O., Indian State Railways (Superintending Engineer), c/o King, King and Co., Bombay; b. 1871. Ed. Winchester College, 1884-8 (scholar); Woolwich Military Academy; School of Military Engineering, Chatham. Commission, Royal Engineers, 1890; North Western Railway (India), 1894-8; Railway Surveys in Rajputana and Coorg, 18981901; Deputy Consulting Engineer for Railways, Madras, 1901-2; Agra-Delhi-Chord Railway construction, 1902-5; Deputy Consulting Engineer for Railways and Engineer-in-Chief, Burma Railway Surveys, 1906-7; Bombay-Sind Connection Railway Survey, 1907-8; Government Inspector of Railways, Dharwar, 190 8-i o; Engineer-in-Chief,. Khandwa-Akola-Hingoli Railway Survey, 1911-2; Engineer-in-Chief, Zhob Valley Railway Survey, 1913; Engineer-in-Chief, Khyber Railway Survey, 19T 9-20. Publications: " Railway Engineer's Field Book." Club: East India United Service. War Services.—North-West Frontier and Tireh, 1897-8; France and Flanders, 1915-8.

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