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John Lees Crosthwait

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John Lees Crosthwait (1885- )

1922 M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Loco.E., Locomotive and Mech. Engr., Belfast and County Down Railway, Belfast. T. A.: "Loco, Down Railway, Belfast." T. N.: Belfast 4885. b. 1885; s. of late J. T. Crosthwait, C.E. Ed. High School, Dublin. Engineering Course, 1903-8, at Inchicore Works of the Great Southern and Western. Railway, Ireland; District Locomotive Superintendent, Waterford, 19r1-3, Great Southern and Western Railway; Assistant Manager, Inchicore Works, 1914, Great Southern and Western Railway; Running Superintendent, 1915, Midland Great Western Railway, Ireland; Assistant Manager, Abercorn Engine Works of Workman and Clark's and Co., Ltd., Belfast, June to November, 19r9; Locomotive Carriage and Wagon Superintendent, Belfast and County Down Railway, Belfast, December 1, 1919. War Services.—Three and a half years' Commissioned Service in Mechanical Transport of the Royal Army Service Corps; attained rank of Captain and mentioned in Sir D. Haig's dispatches of November 8, 1918.

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