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Henry Bernard Stone

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Henry Bernard Stone (1877-1916)

1917 Obituary [1]

HENRY BERNARD STONE was born in 1877 and received his electrical training at Brooklyn, U.S.A.

In 1900 he was appointed resident electrical engineer to the Guildford Electricity Supply Company and superintended the erection of a new power station and the reorganization of the plant.

During the South African War he served with the Electrical Engineers (R.E.) Volunteers for a period of one year.

On his return to this country in 1902 he became branch manager to Messrs. Roger Dawson and Co.

In 1905 he was appointed manager of the power and supply department of the Rangoon Electric Tramway and Supply Company, a position which he held for 2 1/2 years.

After six months in business on his own account in Calcutta, he became resident engineer in charge of the re-erection and maintenance of the Jammu hydro-electric installation.

In March 1911 he was appointed chief electrical engineer of the Jhelum power installation at Baramulla, Kashmir.

He later became general manager and chief electrical engineer to the Lahore Electricity Supply Company, a position which he held until his death in September 1916.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1909 and a Member in 1911.

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