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James Gavin Lindsay

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Colonel James Gavin Lindsay (1836-1904)


Obituary 1904[1]

"...regret to have to announce the death of Colonel James Gavin Lindsay, late of the Royal (Madras) Engineers, on November 26th, on board the Peninsular and Oriental Steamer Caledonia, on his way to India, at the age of sixty eight. He entered the Madras Engineers in August, 1855. As executive engineer of the first grade, for the railway survey of Mysore, to which he was appointed in April, 1870, he did much for the advancement of railway communication in the State, whence he was promoted, in 1872, to the position of officiating superintending engineer..."


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