Richard Hubbard Welch
Richard Hubbard Welch (1880- )
1922 Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Civil Engineer, Laglands, Reigate. T. N.: Reigate 298. b. 1880 m. December, 1917. Ed. Winchester College and King's College, London. Articled pupil to the late J. A. MacDonald, chief engineer, Midland Railway, two years' outside work. Assistant Engineer, Midland Railway; Superintendent, Royal Siamese Survey Department, 3i years; Assistant Engineer, Central Argentine Railway, 2 years; private surveys, Argentine, four years to 1914. Chief Works: Chinley and New Mills widening; New Mills and Heaton-Mersey Railway; Heysham Harbour, West Riding Lines. Member of the Argentine Club. War Services.—October, 1914, to January, 1915, Motor Cyclist, Royal Engineers; February, 1915, to October, 1915, private, Artists Rifles and London Rifle Brigade; October, 1915, to June, 1918, commissioned officer, Royal Engineers; severely wounded February. 1917; transferred to Royal Marines, June, 1918, to August, 1919, as Honorary Temporary Major; engaged on port reconstruction, Ostend.