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William George Beattie (c1842-1918)
William George Beattie, locomotive engineer, was the son of Joseph Hamilton Beattie.
He joined the London and South Western Railway in 1862 as a draughtsman at Nine Elms Locomotive Works.
1871 Succeeded his father in the same position from 23rd November 1871.
He was not however a success in this post and was forced to resign in 1878.
He died in 1918.