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William Alexander Buyers

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William Alexander Buyers (1876- )

1922 V.D., M.Inst.C.E., Acting Deputy Chief Engineer, East Indian Railway, c/o Grindlay and Co., 54, Parliament Street, London, S.W.I; b. 1876; only s. of the late W. Lind Buyers, M.Inst.C.E., P.W.D., India; m. 1918 to Margaret Emma Lorna Parry, eldest d. of the late Rev. John Parry, M.A. Ed. Bristol Grammar School. Professional Training: Polytechnic School of Engineering, London, prize in Civil Engineering, 1893; King's College, London, 1894-1896, Certificate of Engineering, Silver Medal, Architecture and Building Construction; Student of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Professional Career: Junior Assistant Engineer, East Indian Railway, 1896; Resident Engineer, 1905; District Engineer, 1914 Surveys of Hughli Katwa and Daltongang Branches; Construction of South Behar Railway and Grand Chord, East India Railway. Reconnaissance and Survey plans, Grand Chord and Jubbulpore Railway. Publication: " Waterways of the Ondal-Sainthia Railway." Clubs: United Sports, 4, Whitehall Court, S.W.I; Bengal. War Services.—Indian Defence Force, North Russia Expeditionary Force. War Medal and Long Service Medal, Indian Volunteer Force; Volunteer Decoration, Indian Defence Force.; Victory Medal.

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