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George Edward Luther Poulden

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George Edward Luther Poulden (1870- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and M.C.I., F.R.C.I., Civil Engineer (chiefly Harbours and Docks), Nettlebed, Oxon. T. A.: "Nettlebed." b. 1870; s. of Captain Edward Poulden, R.N., and Katharine, nee Gawler, d. of Colonel G. Gawler, K.H. (late 52nd Regiment, and second Governor of South Australia); m. 1907, Katharine, second d. of Jas. Inskip, solicitor, Bristol. Ed. Private schools and Monkton Combe, near Bath; King's College, London. Articles under William Shield, Peterhead Harbour of Refuge, and H. H. Wake, River Wear Commission. Improver under Colonel Sir E. Raban, R.E., at Portsmouth Dockyard. Draughtsman on Admiralty staff, Keyham Dockyard Extension Works. Assistant Civil Engineer on Admiralty Staff, Gibraltar Dockyard Extension. Royal School of Mines; passed in Mine Surveying. Government of Chile; Chief Assistant to Adam Scott, consulting engineer for harbours and docks; surveys of the ports of Valparaiso, Mejillones, Antofagasta, Iquique and Arica, including taking borings by water jet process. Resident Engineer, Zanzibar City Waterworks. Rio Tinto Mining Company; Assistant Engineer, Railways; tacheometric survey, etc. Acting Colonial Engineer, St. Lucia, West Indies. War Services.—Lt. R.E. On staff of General Sir A. M. Stuart, Director of Works, up to March, 1916; afterwards in Marseilles; assistant to C.R.E. Camps and Roads, Headquarters, Aldershot, 1918-19; Captain, July i3, 1915.

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