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John William Inglis

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John William Inglis (1838-1914)


1914 Obituary [1]

JOHN WILLIAM INGLIS, died in Edinburgh on the 13th March, 1914, aged 76.

His professional career was passed entirely in India, where, after serving 4 years on the East Indian Railway, he entered the Public Works Department in 1862. He was successively employed on roads, bridges and other works, at Lucknow, Fyzabad, in Burma and in the North West Provinces, where he had charge of the Agra canal works and of the Lower Ganges canal works. He retired in 1880 with the rank of Executive Engineer. He had served through the Indian Mutiny, having joined the Volunteers in 1857.

Mr. Inglis was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 10th January, 1871, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 37th November, 1877.


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