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Henry Mattinson

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Henry Mattinson (1876-1928), general manager and chief engineer of Manchester Tramways

1922 Major, R.E. (T.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., M.Inst.T., Civil Engineer, 55, Piccadilly, Manchester. T. A.: "Tramways, Manchester." T. N.:.7800 City, Manchester; ic6 Sale. b. 1876. Ed. Bradford Grammar School, Bradford Technical College. Articles with Duncan and Pickard, civil and mining engineers, Leeds. Appointments with J. Richardson, M.Inst.C.E., civil engineer, Leeds; City Engineer's Office, Hull; Borough Engineer's Office, Wolverhampton, and Tramways. Department, Manchester Corporation. Now Chief Civil Engineer, Tramways Department, Manchester, system comprising 203 miles of track, capital outlay, L2,250,000. Chief Works: Tramways, Hull and Wolverhampton, and the whole Manchester system and subsidiary works of roadways, bridges, car sheds, etc. Club: Engineer's, Manchester. War Services.—Adjutant and subsequently Superintendent of bridging instruction, Royal Engineer's Training Centre, Western Command, rank Captain, 1915-17; Construction Engineer, Light Railways, E.E.F., rank Major, 1917-19; constructed over too miles light railways, and restored over 600 miles captured Turkish railways between Tul-Keram, Haifa, Derra, Damascus, Beirut and Aleppo.

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