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W. S. Richmond

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W. S. Richmond (1881- )

1922 Colonel, C.M.G., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Ministry of Transport, Roads Department, 35, Cromwell Road, S.W. T. N.: Kensington 4136. b. 1881. Ed. at Modern School, Bedford. Articled to E. J. Lovegrove, M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engineer and Surveyor, Hornsey, London, N., and afterwards his assistant. Subsequently appointed Engineering Inspector to the Road Board (Ministry of Transport). Chief Works: General municipal engineering works, including roads, sewerage, tramways, housing schemes, public buildings, etc. War Services.-19r 4-16—In charge of construction of Military Roads, Southern Command, for the Road Board. 19r 6-I 7—Assistant Director of Roads (Lieut.Colonel ), B.E.F., France. 1917-19—Deputy Director of Roads (Colonel), B.E.F., France. Awardec: C.M.G. and Officier de Legion d'Honneur (France).

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