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James Wallace

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James Wallace (1855-1912)

1913 Obituary [1]

JAMES WALLACE, born at Stravithie, Fifeshire, in 1855, died at Edinburgh on the 10th December, 1912.

Educated at St. Andrews University, he entered the Indian Public Works Department in 1877, and saw service on railways, surveys and roads in Bengal and Burma,

He was employed on the Assam-Burma Railway survey across the Chin hills, and later held charge of a division of the Oudh and Rohilkhund Railway. He retired in 1900 owing to ill-health.

Mr. Wallace was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 6th December, 1881, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 6th December, 1898.

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