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Robert Forbes Bennett

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Robert Forbes Bennett (1867- )

1922 M.Inst.C.E., Chief Asst. Engrs. Dept., G.N. Rly., London; b. 1867; s. of John Bennett, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. Dumfries Academy, and Elizabeth Coll., Guernsey. Training: Pupil under R. Johnson, M.Inst.C.E., late Chief Engr., G.N.R. Career: In charge of all constructional and architectural work on the G.N.R., under the Chief Engr., C. J. Brown, C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., and carried out widenings, new lines, tunnels, viaducts, stations, and all other work incidental to rly. construction, also reconstruction of all bridge work. Address: Engr.'s Office, G.N.R., King's Cross, London.

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