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Thomas Walter Adam

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Thomas Walter Adam

Manager The Monckton Coke and Chemical Co. Ltd., Nr. Barnsley, Yorks.

Service in war, 1914-19, France, Capt. in Royal Engineers.

1922 M.C., M.I.Min.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Manager, Coke Ovens Department, The New Monckton Collieries, Ltd., near Barnsley; address, 40, Huddersfield Road, Barnsley. Trained as Mining and Civil Engineer with the Whitehaven Colliery Co. Further training with Andrew Knowles and Sons, Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester; and Barker Walker, at Bentley Colliery, near Doncaster. First-class Colliery Manager's Certificate under Coal Mines Act, 1911. Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of Midland Institution Mining and Mechanical Engineers. War Services.-2nd Lieut., York and Lancaster Regiment, January, 1915; Adjutant, 14th Batt. York and Lancaster Regiment, August, 1915; transferred Royal Engineers, August, 1915; served with B.E.F., November to December, 1915, and 191619. Awarded Military Cross. Released from Service, January, 1919.


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