Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Richard Hubbard Welch

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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.

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