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Herbert C. P. Woolmer

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Herbert C. P. Woolmer (1871- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.I.M.M., Civil and Mining Engineer, Glebe Court, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon; b. 1871; s. of Rev. Charles E. S. Woolmer; m. Miss Peacock, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Ed. Sherborne Public School. 189D-93—Engineering Course, King's College, London, special certificates in Metallurgy, Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering. 1894— Manager in London for the Electro-Cyanide Gold Saving Syndicate. 1895—Sub-Manager, the Great Sandstone God Mining Co., Australia. 1897-1904— General Manager in New Zealand of the Hauraki (Auckland) Goldfields Syndicate, Waitikauri Extended Gold Mining Co., Royal Oak Gold Mining Co., Hauraki Gold Mining Co., besides reporting on several properties in Australia. 1905-8—Superintendent for John Taylor and Sons of the Aruba Gold Concessions, Ltd., West Indies. 1908-16—General Manager of the copper, coal, railways and smelting works in Russia for the Spassky Copper Mines, Ltd. 19t 6=19—Consultant Manager for the Russian Anthracite Collieries Co., Ltd., Director of the Russian Companies Leon Plant, Ltd., The Kostroma Engineering Works, all of which were directly engaged in war work for the Russian Government; Director of the Anglo-Asiatic Export-Import Co., Ltd.; Director of the Anglo-Asiatic Textiles Co., Ltd.; Director of the Kamunting Tin Dredging Co., Ltd. Member of the Sports Club, the Royal Automobile Club,. the English Club, Petrograd, the British Club, Moscow. War Services.—Served on committees connected with war work in Russia and London, viz., the British Relief Committee of Moscow, the British Hospital Committee of Moscow, the Relief of Refugees from Poland and Galicia, Moscow, the British Russian Relief Committee in London (Sir George Buchanan, President ), the Royal Club for Officers from Beyond the Seas, the Royal Automobile Club. London.

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