Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,159 pages of information and 233,681 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
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.