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Stirling Smeaton

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Stirling Smeaton (1860-1909)

1910 Obituary [1]

STIRLING SMEATON, born at Norwood, South Australia, on the 30th October, 1860, died at Adelaide on the 12th March, 1909.

Graduating in Arts at the University of Adelaide, he served 7 years in the Public Works Department of South Australia.

Subsequently he was employed on various railway contracts in South Australia, Victoria, and Western Australia, eventually, after a long period of ill-health, re-entering the South Australian service as assistant surveyor and draughtsman.

Mr. Smeaton was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 5th December, 1892.

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