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Maurice A. Ravenor

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Maurice A. Ravenor

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engr. Ed. Privately, and at Univ. Coll., London. Fifteen years Assistant to H. Howard Humphreys, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., etc., of 28, Victoria Street, in the preparation and construction of important engineering works at home and in the colonies. Civil Engineer to Anglo-Persian Oil Co., London, E.C.; Drainage Commissioner to Fiji Government; Acting Deputy Commissioner of Works, Fiji Government; Resident Engineer, Halton Park School of Technical Training, Royal Air Force. 1910—Reinforced concrete construction, North China (buildings and bridges). 1912—Construction of Suva Drainage Works, Fiji, for Colonial Government. 1916—Sewerage and Water Supply, Apia, Samoa, for New Zealand Government. Has specialised in hydraulic sewerage, municipal and constructional engineering and reinforced concrete work; now in F. Malay States on a Hydro Elec. Power Scheme for the Crown Agents for the Colonies. War Services.—Enlisted in Fiji Defence Force, 1914. Released for engineering work; Engineer-in-Charge of construction of boom defences and' aerodrome 3C construction, River Humber; Resident Engineer aerodrome construction, Air Ministry.

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