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Herbert J. Brock

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Herbert J. Brock (1880- )

1922 A.M.I.Mech.E., M.J. Inst.E., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, Cumberland House, Hide Road, Harrow, Middlesex. T. N.: 1975 Hammersmith. b. 1880; s. of Lieut. S. Brock, R.N. Ed. and Professional Training: Private; Polytechnic School Engineering, Regent Street and Battersea. Professional Career: Pupil and Assistant late Joseph Thomas, M.Inst.C.E., on Estate Work, Harbour Work, Water Work and Liskeard and Looe Rly., 1894-1900; Saxby and Farmer, Ltd., Railway Signal Engineers, Kilburn, N.W., 1900-2; British Central Africa Co., Ltd., Assistant Engineer, Surveys and Construction, Lower Shire Rly. and Shire Highland Rly., Nyasaland, B.C.A., 1902-8; private Motor business 1908-10. Crown Agents for Colonies, West Africa, Gold Coast Government Rlys., Survey and Construction, Assistant Engineerin-Charge, 1910-15; now Chief Engineer, Fullers, Ltd., Confectioners, Hammersmith. Corona Club. War Services.—August, 1914, to March, 1915, 2ndLieut. Machine Gun Section Gold Coast Railway and Mines Volunteers; April, 1915, to August, 1919, B.E.F., France. Private to Sergeant, 1915, to February, 1917, in M.T.A.S.C.; February, 1917, commission in R.E.'s; 11oth Co. (Rly. Cons. Co. ), March, 1918, tooth Railway Signalling and Interlocking Co. R.E.; Lieutenant, August, 1918; Captain, September, 1918; demobilised August 3, 1919.

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