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William Croasdill Shettle

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William Croasdill Shettle (1874- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, c/o The Barbados Electric Supply Corporation, Ltd., Barbados, B.W.I. T. A.: "Kilowatt, Barbados." b. 1874. Ed. Eye Grammar School, Framlingham College, Suftolk, and University College, London. With Maudslay, Sons and Field, Lambeth. Assistant to Henry Davey, M.Inst.C.E., Westminster, 1896-8, waterworks, pumping, mining machinery, etc.; Assistant to Burstall and Monkhouse, M.M.Inst.C.E., 1898-1910, testing materials, machinery, electric supplies and tramways for various towns and corporations, electrical equipment of factories, etc.; Engineer and Manager to The Barbados Electric Supply Corporation, Ltd., 1910 to date; erected power station and laid out mains for a general electric supply system in the British West Indies. War Services.—Local Farces, British West Indies, 1914, to August, / 916; High Explosive Department, Ministry of Munitions, September, 1916, to February, 1917; 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, February, 1917; served in Mesopotamia from May, 1917, to April, 1919; demobilised as Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, 1919.

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