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Walter Charles Stanton

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Walter Charles Stanton (1872- )

1922 Railway Engineer, c/o Thos. Cook and Son, Ludgate Circus, E.C.4. b. 1872; s. of Walter J. Stanton, Stroud, Gloster. Ed. Clifton College and Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill. Railway Engineer, Indian State Railways, passing through all grades up to Superintending Engineer, employed chiefly on construction of new railways and especially large bridge works. Latterly held post of Engineer-in-Chief. Construction Eastern Bengal Railway. Broad gauge bridge over the Ganges at Cawnpore; regirdering broad gauge bridge over the Ganges at Rajghat, 33 spans of 90 feet; preparing project for double-line bridge over the Hoogly at Calcutta, etc.

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