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James Stewart (1861- )

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Major James Stewart R.E. (retired), O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., Eng. Inspector, L.G.B. and Ministry of Health

1861 Born son of Capt. James Stewart, 16th Lancers.

Educated at Cheltenham Coll., and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.

Training: Sch. of Military Eng., Chatham.

1878 Entered R. M. Academy

1883-5 Asst. Engr., State Rlys., India, on construction of Sind Pisheen Rly. In charge of tunnelling of Chappar Rift

1887-94 Instructor in Surveying, Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill

1894-7 Executive Engr., Military Works, India; in charge of Barcilly, Jhansi and Cawnpore Divisions and of manufacture of Coal Gas at Allahabad

1897-1902 In charge of reconstruction of shorncliffe camp.

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