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William Esplin Holl (1878- )
1922 M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Engr.; General Manager, The Bombay Uganda Co., Ltd., Soroti, Uganda; b. 1878. Ed. Privately and at Aberdeen Grammar School, Aberdeen. App. with late William Jackson, of Aberdeen, and Marshall, Sons and Co., Ltd., Gainsboro'; experience in Tea Machinery, Steam Engine Construction and Testing, and later Supt. Repairs and Erection of Plant in England and Abroad; 1903-4—Visited Southern Nigeria, Saw Mill Constructional Work, etc., then Asst., Marshall's Steam Engine Testing Department, Gainsboro'; 1905-L12—In India on Commercial Eng. for Messrs. Marshall, visiting Persian Gulf Ports, 1912; 1913—Engaged in Exploration Work in Uganda served during part of East African Campaign in German and Portuguese East Af.; Nairobi, Kenya Colony; Entebbe, Uganda. Overseas Member, Authors' Club, London; Life Member, Overseas. Club and Patriotic League, London. Address: Soroti, Uganda.