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Harold Woodall

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Colonel Harold Whiteman Woodall.

1872 Born in London, son of Corbet Woodall

1891-1893 Pupil at Bryan Donkin and Clench (sic), constructing gas works

1894 Assistant engineer Westminster Electric Light Co

1895 Assistant construction engineer at Bankside Works for City of London Electric Supply Co

1895 Associate of the Inst of Electrical Engineers[1]

1896 Shift manager at electricity works of Hampstead Vestry

1897 Assistant distribution engineer at Gas Light and Coke Co

1898 Engineer to Corbet Woodall for construction of gas holder at Brussels

1898 South Metropolitan Gas Co

1900 engineer and general manager of Bournemouth Gas and Water Co

1901 Married Elizabeth Nora McLean[2]

1907 Joined Inst Civil Engineers

WWI Major in the Dorset Regiment; Lieut-Colonel in the King's Liverpool Regiment.[3]

Founder of Woodall-Duckham Construction Co with Arthur McDougall Duckham

1921 Founding partner in Sir Charles Bright and Partners

1951 Died in Dorchester[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Electrical Engineer records
  2. Marriage record
  3. Military record card
  4. National Probate Calendars
  • Civil Engineer Records