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Raymond Carpmael

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Raymond Carpmael (1875-1950)

Chief Engineer, Great Western Railway, Paddington Station, London, W.2.


  • 1900 Entered service of G.W.R. (Bridge Dept.)
  • 1901 Assistant, Fishguard Harbour.
  • 1902 Chief Assistant.
  • 1907-09 Resident Engineer Weymouth.
  • 1909-16 Chief Assistant, Shrewsbury.
  • 1916 Chief Assistant Gloucester.
  • 1917 Senior Engineer Civilian Railway Co. (G.W.R.).
  • 1919 Divisional Engineer, Shrewsbury.
  • 1922 and at Neath.
  • 1924 Assistant to the Joint Chief Engineers, Barry Docks.
  • 1926 Assistant Engineer, Paddington.
  • 1928 Awarded the Inst. T. Gold Medal. (Eng.).
  • 1932 and the Inst. C.E. Telford Premium in 1932.

Member of Council Inst. C.E. and of Ingenieurs Civil de France (British Section).

1950 Obituary [1]

1950 Obituary [2]

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