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Percy Macewan Otway

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Percy Macewan Otway (1883- )

1922 Senior Diploma C.E., M.I.Mech.E., etc., Civil and Mechanical Engineer. Address: The Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., Sarawak Concessions, Miri Sarawak, Via Singapore. Home Address: Stalheim, New Road, Abbey Wood, London, S.E. b. 1883; s. of Thomas James Otway and Agnes Wilhelmina Otway; m. Marion Beatrice Caville. Ed. and Training: The Grammar School, St. George, Grenada, British West Indies; University College, Bristol, full course Civil Engineering, special final Senior Diploma; articled pupil to E. S. Sinnott, M.Inst.C.E. Resident Engineer for E. S. Sinnott, M.Inst.C.E., on light railways and road widenings. 1904-17—A Member of the Civil Engineering Staff of Dick, Kerr and Co., Ltd., London, E.C. Resident Engineer-in-Charge for the Metropolitan Water Board at Walton-on-Thames, the Metallurgical Laboratory, etc., and Froude Experimental Tank. The main drainage of Surbiton, including sewage disposal works, mains and destructors. Extensions, suction and delivery culverts, economizer for the L.C.C. Southern outfall works, Crossness. The deep-water pier, sea defence works, at Shell Haven. 1917—Civil Engineer to the Sarawak Concessions of the [Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co|Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co]]., Ltd. War Services.—Supervising engineering on construction of aerodromes, engine repair depots and camps, roads, drainage, etc., for the Ministry of Munitions of War at Sheffield.

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