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EADY, George Griffin, O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., F.R.G.S., etc.; Weylea, Burpham, Surrey; b. 1866; s. of late Edward Angell and Alicia Peel Eady; m. Lilian, d. of late Major-General J. C. Millar. Engaged on Engineering Works in various parts of the world; Consulting Civil Engineer in Westminster; joined Sir John Jackson, Ltd. (Constructional Engineers and Contractors), becoming Director of Sir John Jackson (Turkey), Ltd., with residence in Constantinople. In connection with the Mesopotamia, Irrigation Works and for other services to his Government, the Sultan of Turkey conferred on him (prewar) the Second Class of the Medjidieh Order. Club: St. James's, Piccadilly; County Club, Guildford. War Services.—Commander, R.N.V.R., attached to Naval Intelligence Division; served in many parts of Europe. O.B.E.; Second Class of the Crown of Italy (Commendatorre del' Ordere della Corona d'Italia); Fourth Class of the Order of the White Eagle of Servia.

EAGER, John, M.I.Mech.E., A.F.P.In st Engr. and Locomotive Supt., Burry Port and Gwendraeth Railway.; and Director, Burry Port Foundry and Eng. Co.; b. 1855; s. of late William Eager, of Newport, Mon. Ed. Privately, and Cardiff Tech. School of Sc. and Art. Training: Bute Docks and Railway. Career: Mar. Engr. on various ships (1st Class B.O.T. Certificate); Engr. South Wales Mineral Railway. Co., Briton Ferry'; complete hydraulic installation at Burry Port Docks; extensive alterations to the Railway. and equipping the System for Passenger Service, 1909; and extension to Cwn Mawr, 1912. Address: (Business) Dock Office, Burry Port; (Private) Caehelyg, Burry Port. T. A.: " Eager Docks, Burry Port." T. N.: 7 Burry Port.

EAGLESOME, Sir John, K.C.M.G., Minst.C.E., F.R.G.S., F.Z.S., Civil Engineer, c/o Aire and Calder Navigation, Leeds. T. A.: " Eaglesome, Navigation, Leeds." T. N.: 2095 7 Leeds. b. 1868; m. 190 8, Evanna Constance, eldest d. of late Kenrich Morton Lloyd, M.R.C.S. (Lond.). Training: Thomason Civil Engineering College; Higher Certificate; Gold Medals, Mathematics and Mechanics. Entered P.W.D., India, 1890; Assistant Engineer for construction of Khojak Tunnel, Afghanistan, 1892, and Godavari Bridge, Madras, 1900 (thanked by Government); Director of Public Works, Northern Nigeria, 1900; in charge of Baro-Kano Railway, 1907; Director of Railways and Public Works, Nigeria, 1912; General Manager of the Aire and Calder Navigation, January, 1919. Chief Works: Khojak Tunnel, Godavari Bridge, Baro-Kano Railway, extension to Bauchi Tin Fields, Lagos Harbour Works bridge over River Niger, railway from Port Harcourt to Nigerian Coalfield. Member of Nigerian Executive Council, 1912; Member of Council of Institute of Transport; Member of Colonial Economic Development Committee; Panel of Experts, Ministry of Transport; Member of Mr. Chamberlain's Committee on Inland Waterways. Club: St. Stephen's. War Services.—Assistant Controller, Non-Ferrous Metals Department, Ministry of Munitions (Brevet of Officer of Legion of Honour conferred by President of French Republic); Chairman of Northern SubCommittee, Canal Control, during the period of its existence, April, 1917, to December, 1919.

EAMES, C.W., Min. Engr., Pearson and Knowles Coal and Iron Co., Ltd., Lower Ince, Wigan.

EARLE, Hardman Arthur, M.Inst.C.E., M. I.E.E., 50, Onslow Gardens, South Kensington; b. 1859. Ed. Eton College and at Hanover, Germany. Held post with Brush Engineering Co. and Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co. up to 1885; with Mather and Platt, Ltd., 1886-1904, was a Managing Director of this company. Was Chairman of the Manchester Section of the Inst. of Electrical Engineers, 1902-3. Has been chairman or director of many companies from which he has now retired. Has travelled as the representative of various firms in Russia, Germany and France, also South Africa, Canada and the United States. Publications: " Supply of Electricity in Bulk," Manchester Section, Institution of Electrical Engineers; " Storage Batteries," British Association, Ipswich Meeting. Societies, Clubs: Union Club, Trafalgar Square, and Bath Club; Royal Society of Arts, and Royal Institution.

EASDALE, William Charles, F.I.S.E., M.S.E., M.R.San.I., Partner in the firm of Shenton and Easdale, Civi Engrs.; b. 1865; s. of Thomas Easdale. Ed. Darlington Grammar School Asst. in Eng. Dept., Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture, 1882-9; London Epgr. and Manager to Adams Hydraulics, Ltd., of York, 1889-1909; in private practice, 1909 to date; Cons. Engr. for a large number of sewage disposal, drainage and water supply works, including the complete drainage and sewage disposal works for Catterick Camp, Yorkshire, for 40,000 men; a so similar works for a number of Tuberculosis Sanatoria. Author of " Sewage Disposal Works: Their Design and Construction," " The Practical Management of Sewage Disposal Works." Address: 28, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. A.: " Valaki, London." T. N.: Victoria 7460.

EASON, Alec Birks, M.A., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 8, Aden Terrace, London, N.16; b. 1887; s. of Chas. Eason, B.L., J.P. of Dublin; m. Ella M. Gronwall, d. of Dr. Gronwall, of Ronneby, Sweden. Ed. Grammar School, Kingstown (Gold Medallist, Junior Intermediate Examination, 1901); Mill Hill School; Jesus College, Cambridge (Scholar). Gained the John Winbolt Prize in 1910 for a report upon the explosion temperature of coal gas. First Class Mechanical Science Tripos, 1908. Research work, 1909; entered Post Office Engineering Department, 1909; Assistant Engineer engaged upon wireless telegraphy, pneumatic tubes, manual and automatic telephony. Publications: " Flow and Measurement of Air and Gases " (Chas. Griffin, 1919), and various articles in the technical press. Club: Old Millhillians'.

EASTGATE, Cyril Chas. J., M.I.E.E., Elec. Inspector to the Government of the Punjab, Lahore, India.

EASTHOPE, Thomas Wilmot, M.Inst.Met., Metallurgical Engr.; late I.O.D. (Military); b. 1865; s. of Frank Wilmot Homer Easthope. Ed. Birmingham and Cheltenham. Training: Cheltenham, S.A.A. Factory, Dum, Dum and Royal Arsenal College, Woolwich. Career: Ammunition Factory, Dum Dum, all kinds of Ammunition; Reorganization of Colonial Ammunition Co., Foots-Cray, Victoria; Introduction of Precise Methods of Modern Research in Foundry Practice, Heat Treatments, Rolling of Metals and General Manufacture of Rifle Ammunition for Govt. Service; Metallurgy as a Sc. for same. Clubs: Inst. of Metals and Imperial Service Assoc. Address: Small Arms Factory, Lithgow, N.S.W., Australia.

EASTMAN, Horace Albert, B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Loco.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Natal Ammonium, Ltd., Mount Ngwibi, near Vryheid, Natal; b. 1891. Ed. Wynberg High School (Cape); South African College, Cape Town (now University of Cape Town). Training with Electric Construction Co., Wolverhampton. Career: Technical Assistant, Corporation of City of Cape Town Electrical Department; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, University of City of Cape Town. Now Chief Mechanical Engineer, Natal Ammonium, Ltd. Member of Mountain Club of South Africa and Royal Cape Yacht Club. War Services.—Pioneer in Royal Engineers, March, 1916, to July, 1916; 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, July, 1916, to January, 1918; Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, January, 1918, to March, 1918; Acting Captain, Royal Engineers, March, 1918, to June, 1919. Wireless Branch of Signal Service; O.C. of several Wireless Sections, and Chief Instructor, NewportPagnell Wireless School, March, 1918, to December, 1918; Wireless Representative for England on conference held in 1918 for co-ordination of signalling procedure used in different branches of signalling in the Army and Navy.

EASTWOOD, James, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., Municipal Engineer, 21, Hollin's Bank, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire. T. N.: 5o6 (Halifax). Ed. Halifax Secondary School, and Halifax Municipal Technical College. 900-13— Borough Engineer's Office, County Borough of Halifax; 8 years as Engineering Assistant, 5 years as Chief Assistant in the Highways Department. 1913 to date—Engineer and Surveyor, Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council. Has contributed various articles to " The Surveyor." War Services.-1917-8—I years in Belgium and France. 2nd-Lieutenant and Captain in Labour Corps. Mentioned in Dispatches.

EATON, Edward Michael, M.Inst.C.E., M.Cons.E., Cons. Water Engr., Fabians, Great Totham, near Witham, Essex.

EAVES, William, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engr., Tasker's Eng. Co., Ltd., Sheffield.

ECCLES, William Henry, D.Sc., A.R.C.S., M .E.E. (VicePres.), F.R.S., Prof. of Applied Physics and Elec. Eng., City and Guilds of London Tech. College; Vice-Pres. of the Physical Soc. and of the Inst. of Physics, and Hon. Sec. of the Radiotelegraphic Research Committee of the British Assoc.; b. 1875. Ed. Private School; Royal College of Sc., London. Address: 2, Ryder Street, St. James's, S.W.I. T. N.: Regent 4375.

ECK, Justus, M.A. (Cantab.), M.I.E.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Central Hall, Southall. T. A.: "Eck, Southall." T. N.: Southall I2I. b. 1865. Ed. King's College School; University College, London; Peterhouse, Cambridge (Honours Graduate in Science). Articled to Edison Telephone Company, and subsequently to Paterson and Cooper; erection of pioneer Electric Railway at Wimbledon Common, the first in England; erection of pioneer installations of electric light, power and traction in Italy; construction of the first Amperemeters and Voltmeters for commercial uses under Professors Ayrton and Perry; construction of first British Lighting Current Transformers for Gaulard and Gibbs, for use on Metropolitan Railway; construction of early types of dynamo machines for Elphinstone-Vincent, Ayrton and Perry, Gulcher, etc.; Advising and Managing Engineer to many undertakings in the United Kingdom as well as its Colonies and the U.S.A. Chief Works: Lighting of Oxford Town Hall and of Freemasons' Hall; electrification of Blackwall Tunnel; Leeds Corporation Tramways; indirect lighting in many industries, as pioneer. Publications: "The Application of Arc Lamps to Practical Purposes," " Practical Illumination," and " Light Radiation and Illumination," " Handbook of Dynamo and Motor Management," " Lighting by Half Watt (Gasfilled) Lamps." Chairman for many years, Electrical Trades Benevolent Institution. Member of Council of Illuminating Engineering Society. War Services.—Manufacture of telephones for Field and Coastal Service, also vital parts of the " tanks," as well as shells, containers, smoke boxes and very many other devices.

EDE, Henry Edward, B.Sc.Hons., F.G.S., M.I.Min.E., Chemical and Min. Engr.; Sole Proprietor of the firm of Henry E. Ede and Co., Steel Manufacturers; and Tech. Adviser, William Moss and Sons, Ripon, Varnish and Colour Manufacturers; b. 1872; s. of Henry Hutchins Ede, Solicitor, London. Ed. Sheffield Central School and Durham College of Sc., Durham University. Training: Durham University. Career: Chief Chemist, New Explosives CO., Ltd., and Kynoch, Ltd.; Metallurgist, Chilian Manganese Mines, Ltd., and Copaquise Copper Sulphate Co., Ltd.; Man. Dir., Kerry Mines Syndicate, Ltd. Author of several tech. papers on Chemistry, Geology and Min. subjects. Address: Woodholm Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield (private); and Norfolk Row, Sheffield (office). T. A.: "Mineralogy, Sheffield." T. N.: 3682 and 4082, Sheffield; and 56 Ripon.

EDEN, Charles Hamilton, O.B.E., M.Inst. Met., Vice-Chairman and Man. Dir. of Vivian and Sons, Ltd., Swansea; b. 1855. Ed. Haileybury College Training: College of Phy. Sc., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Address: Glyndermen, Black Pill, Glamorgan.

EDGCUMBE, Kenelm, Major (T.D.), M.Inst. C.E., M.I.E.E., Collindale Works, Hendon, London, and Aldenham Grange, Watford. T. A.: " Evergendos, Hyde, London." T. N.: Kingsbury 45. b. 1873; s. of Richard Edgcumbe, Sergeantat-Arms to the King. Ed. Public School, Harrow; subsequently at Dresden, Germany. Chairman and Managing Director of Everett, Edgcumbe and Co., Ltd., Manufacturers of Electrical Measuring and Controlling Apparatus. Publications: " Industrial Electrical Measuring Instruments," " Electrical Engineer's Pocket Book," and numerous papers before technical societies. War Services.—Served from July, 1914, to March, 1919. Latterly on staff of Director of Fortifications and Works, at War Office.

EDGECOMBE, James Edmund, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Director, Electric Lamp Manufacturers' Assoc. of Great Britain, Ltd. Ed. London and Paris. Pupil, T. Middleton and Co., Ltd., Mech. Engrs., Southwark. Pupil, G.W. Railway., Civil Engr's. Dept.; with R. E. Crumpton and Co., Ltd., Kensington Court; and Kensington and Knightsbridge Electric Lighting Co., Ltd.; second Engr., Notting Hill Electric Lighting Co., Ltd.; Elec. and Advising Engr., Corporation of Kingston-upon-Thames; P. Pres. and Hon Treas., Incorporated Municipal Elec. Assoc.; P. Pres. Diesel Engine Users' Assoc. Address: Elma House, 25, Bedford Square, London,

EDMONDS, Percy Lesingham, Engr.-Commander R.N., M.I.N.A., Engr.-Commander, H.M.S. " Valiant "; b. 1876. Ed. Oundle School. Training: R.N. E. College, Devonport. R.N. College, Greenwich (2nd Class Professional Certificate). Offices held, etc.: Engr.-Inspector at Admiralty; Engr.-Commander, H.M.S. " Boadicea "; 1st Asst. to Engr.-Manager, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport. Address: c/o J. Fraser, Hendon Park, Mill Hill, N.W.7.

EDMONDSON, Frank, A.M.I.E.E., General Manager and Engr., Manx Electric Railway. Co., Ltd., Address: Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, Isle of Man.

EDMUNDS, Henry, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., M.I. and S.I., Parliament Mansions, Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W.I, and Moulscombe Place, Brighton, Sussex. T. A.: " Cylindroid, London." T. N.: Victoria 5266; Brighton, P.O. 592. b. 1853; s. of Henry Edmunds, Halifax, Yorks; ist m. Annie, d. of Thos. Wayman, M.P.; 2nd m. Ellen, d. of A. C. Howard, Providence, R.I., U.S.A. Ed. Private. Pioneer in Electric Lighting; visited U.S.A. in 1877; introduced into England, Farmer-Wallace System; lighted Liverpool Street Railway Station, G.E.R., in 1878, earliest station lighting in England; introduced the Phonograph earliest account in " The Times," January 8, 1887; introduced Brush Electric System in 1879, first Engineer, Brush Electric Light Co.; associated with Sir Joseph Swan in his Incandescent Lighting System, lighting first steamship, " City of Richmond," and first battleship, " Inflexible," 1881; also first lighting, Opera House, Paris, at 1881 Exhibition, Paris; inventor of Hydrophone, patented 1878; inventor, Phonoscope, exhibited Royal4I nstitution, 1878; became partner in W. T. Glover and Co., Cable Makers, Manchester, 1885; founder of Cable Makers' Association; first Chairman, W. T. Glover and Co., Ltd., also General Cement Co., Ltd.; introduced Rolls to Royce, which led to formation of Rolls-Royce Co., Ltd. One of the pioneers in Cycling and Motoring; first President, North of England Electrical Engineers. Master Glaziers' Company, 1912. Societies and Clubs: Royal Society of Arts, Royal Institution, British Association: Devonshire, St. Stephen's, Royal Automobile, Royal Aero.

EDMUNDS, Howard Maurice, B.Sc., Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., Electrical Engineer, Manager to Oil Recovery Syndicate, Ltd., Parliament Mansions, Westminster, S.W.I. T. A.: " Cylindroid, Vic, London." T. N.: Victoria 5266. b. 1883; s. of Henry Edmunds, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E. Graduated Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1905. Assistant to Philip Dawson, M.Inst.C.E., London, Brighton and South Coast Single Phase Electrification, 1905-II; Sturtevant Engineering Co., 1911-12; Bonecourt Surface Combustion, Ltd., 1912-14. Club: Guards. War Services.—Attached to Royal Engineers, 1914-16; Commanded No. 2 Anti-Aircraft Section (Searchlight); 1916-18—Lieutenant, Scots Guards. Awarded Military Cross (October 20, 1918). Captain Royal Engineers.

EDRIDGE, W. H., A.K.C., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Consulting Engineer, Patent Negotiator and Radio Expert, 24, St. Mary Abbott's Terrace, Kensington, London, W.14. T. A.: " Ridged, Blythe-London." T. N.: Park 5143. Paris Address: 35 Rue de Rome, Paris. T. N.: Wagram 15.20. Four and a half years' training as Electrical Mechanical Engineer at King's College, London University; concluding with Associateship of the College in Electrical Engineering; training continued for two years with the Croydon Corporation Electric Supply and Tramways, and with the Marseilles Electric Tramways. Assistant Engineer to French Thomson-Houston Co. in Marseilles; Electrical Engineer, Cie de los Tramvias Electrios del Rosario, Ste. Fe,._ Argentine; Resident Engineer to French Thomson-Houston Co. in Rome, Italy, and St. Etienne, France; Engineer to Compagnie generale de Distribution d'Energie electrique, Paris, until enlisting in 1915. Patentee of various mechanical and electrical inventions in connection with electric Traction and Distribution, Radio Telegraph and Photography. War Services.—Enlisted June 15, 1915; commissioned in Royal Engineers, Wireless, in 1917; Assistant Inspector, Royal Engineers' Stores, Woolwich, 1918-20.

EDWARDES, Edward Henry, A.M.I.E.E., General Manager and Engr., Lancashire United Tramways, Ltd.; Lancashire Light Railways. Co.; South Lancashire Tramways Co. Address: Booth's Hall, Boothstown, Manchester.

EDWARDS, Albert Edward Alexander, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.H.V.E., Cons. Engr. (Elec., Mech. and Heating); Member of the firm of Edwards and Shaw, Birmingham; b. 1863; s. of John Edwards. Ed. Private Schs., London and Cambridge. Training: City and Guilds Inst., Bourne's College of Eng., etc. App. John Bourne, C.E.; Improver with Hartley, Arnoux and Fanning (now Kerr, Stuart and Co.), Stoke-onTrent; Head Draughtsman, Henry Lea and Thornbery, Cons. Engrs., Birmingham; Member of Edwards and Shaw, Cons. Engrs., since 1898. Publ.: " Artificial Light," " The Utilization of Exhaust Steam," " Modern Methods of Generating Power," " Steam Engines in Relation to the Fuel Economy Problem," etc., etc. Club: Rotary. Address: 105, Colmore Row, Birmingham. T. N.: Central 6810 (Birmingham).

EDWARDS, C. A., Professor, D.Sc., Metallurgist, University College, Swansea, since 1920; b. 1882. Training: 1898-1905—Foundries and Chemical Laboratory, Lancashire and Yorks Railway Works, HorI2 wich. 1905-7—Assistant, Metallurgical Department National Physical Laboratory. 190 7-1I—Assistant Lecturer in Metallurgy, Manchester University. 1911-4—Technical Research, Bolckow, Vaughan and Co., and Dorman, Long and Co., Middlesbrough. 1914-20, Professor of Metallurgy, Manchester University. War Services.—Research work for Admiralty and Air Board.

EDWARDS, David, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.S., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., Municipal Engineer (City Engineer and Surveyor, Bath), Guildhall, Bath. Elder s. of Rev. James Edwards, Neath. Articled to the late D. M. Jenkins, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engineer, Neath. Engineering Assistant to A. E. White, M.Inst.C.E., City Engineer, Hull; S. S. Platt, M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engineer, Rochdale, Deputy Engineer and Surveyor to the Rhondda Urban District Council. 5 years Borough Engineer and Surveyor of Taunton. Appointed City Engineer and Surveyor of Bath, March, 192o, Member of the Executive Committee of the National Housing and Town Planning Council, South-Western District; Member of Council of the Inst. M. and C.E. War Services.—During the war was Secretary of the Road Transport Board for the southern half of the County of Somerset—the Taunton Area Transport Committee. He was an active Volunteer, being the Sergeant-Instructor in the Machine Gun Section of 3rd Battalion Somerset Volunteer Regiment.

EDWARDS, Edwin, Chief Engr. and Director, Hanson and Edwards, Ltd.; b. 1865; s. of late George Edwards, Shortwick Hall, Cheshire. Career: In the Mar. Dept. of Cammel, Laird and Co., Birkenhead (then Laird's Brothers), and other Eng. Firms. Entered present position in 1908. Address: 1, Fitzherbert Street, Oxford, Warrington. T. A.: " Hanson, Edwards" T. N.: 55o.

EDWARDS, James Herbert, 0.B.E., M.I.E.E., Man. Dir. of several Eleptric Supply and other Undertakings; b. 1872; s. of Thomas John Edwards. Ed. Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Glos. Training: Faraday House, London. Prizeman of year. Address: Electricity Office, Camecross, Stroud, Glos. T. A.: " Electricity, Camecross." T. N.: 179 Stroud.

ELAM, Constance Fligg, M.Inst.Met., Asst. to Prof. H. C. H. Carpenter, F.R.S., Royal School of Mines; b. 1894; d. of W. H. Elam, F.R.C.S. Ed. Newnham College, Cambridge. Natural Sc. Tripos. Career: Has carried on Research in connection with Metallurgy, chiefly Metallography; investigations on Admiralty Bronze, Aluminium, etc., and the general properties of metals and alloys. Address: Addington House, New Barnet. T. N.: 314 Barnet.

ELEY, William Henry, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., M.R.San.I., Assoc.M.I. Water E., A.M.Inst.T., Civil Engineer, Engineer and Surveyor to the Newmarket Urban District Council, Grafton Cottage, Newmarket. T. A.: " Surveyor, Newmarket." T. N.: 236 Newmarket. b. 1886. Ed. Birmingham Technical School, and privately under S. M. Hayward, B.A., B.D. Three years articled pupil to late John Freebairn Stow, C.E. Assistant Engineer and Surveyor, Ware Urban District Council; Deputy Engineer, Chelmsford Rural District Council; Surveyor and Water Engineer, Haverhill Urban District Council; Engineer and Surveyor, Newmarket Urban District Council; Assistant Engineering Inspector (Temporary), The Road Board. Chief Works: Main drainage, water supply, road construction and reconstruction, gas works reconstruction, and design of public buildings. Bye-pass roads for Race Traffic with parkings for vehicles. Papers read before Institution of Municipal and County Engineers and Dutch National Road Congress. 192o. Club: Marlborough, Newmarket. War Services.—Over two years' commissioned Military Service in England and France. Lieutenant (Technical Officer), Labour Corps. Assistant Engineering Inspector to the Road Board on the construction and drainage of military camps and aerodromes.

ELFORD, Ernest John, M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Mech.E., M.Inst.T., M.T.P.I., Vice-Pres., Inst.M. and Cy.E. City Engr. and Surveyor, City Hall, Cardiff.

ELLICE-CLARK, Edward B., M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., 4, Queen Anne's Gate, London, S.W.I. Pupil of the late P. P. Marshall, City Engineer of Norwich. Was formerly Borough Engineer of Derby; Engineer to the Hove Commissioners and County Surveyor of West Sussex. In conjunction with the late Sir John Coode, designed and carried out the Hove sea defences; designed the sea defences between Newhaven and Seaford. Chairman of the British Oxygen Co., Chairman Hobbs, Hart and Co., Ltd., formerly chairman of the Edison and Swan Electric Light Co., United Asbestos Co., and Amazon Telegraph Co. Was employed for some years in investigating Engineering projects and Industrial manufacturing enterprises for London financial houses in various parts of the world. Was for three years a Member of the London County Council. Past President, Institution of Municipal and County Engineers, 1886-7.

ELLINGTON, Air Vice-Marshal Sir Edward L., K.C.B., C.M.G., C.B.E., Director-General of Supply and Research, Member of the Air Council; Chairman, Aircraft Committee, British Eng. Stan. dards Assoc. Address: Air Ministry, W.C.2 ELLIOT, Fl.-Lt. Arthur J., Tech. Officer, R.A.F., Instrument Design Establishment, Royal Air Force, Biggin Hill.

ELLIOT, Sir James Duncan, K.B.E., M.Inst. C.E., Cons. Engr., 13, Victoria Street, S.W. T. A.: " Pyrologist, Vic." T. N.: Victoria 612.

ELLIOTT-COOPER, Sir Robert, K.C.B., V.D., M.Inst.C.E., F.R.G.S.; b. Leeds, 1845; s. of Robert Cooper, of Leeds and York, and grandson of Capt. Elliott, R.E., of Elliott House, Ripon.; m. Fanny, d. of the late William Leetham, of Hull. Two s. and three d.; youngest s., Lt.-Col. N. B. Elliott-Cooper, V.C., D.S.O., M.C., died in Germany, in hospital, as a prisoner of war, Feb. II, 1918. Ed. at Leeds Grammar School, under Dr. Barry, afterwards Bishop Barry; and Dr. Henderson, afterwards Dean of Carlisle. Commenced his Eng. career as a pupil of the late John Fraser, of Leeds; acted for several years as Res. Engr. on Railway. Construction in Yorkshire; commenced practice on his own account in Westminster in 1876; has designed and constructed many Railway. and other Eng. Works in England, Italy, Crown Colonies, and South Af., 12 and has travelled extensively in connection with his professional work in Europe, Asia Minor, Egypt, India, West Indies, and South Af.; P. Pres. of the Inst. C.E.; late Col. Commandant of the Eng. and. Railway. Staff Corps; Cons. Engr. for the Regents Canal and Dock Co.; Chairman during the War of the War Office Committee of the Inst. C.E., and visited the Front in 1918-19; is a Member of the Executive Committee of the N.P.L.; Member of the Advisory Council of the Sc. Museum; Member of the Tribunal of Appeal London Building Act; Chairman of Committee of Eng. Standards Assoc. on Steel Bridges Chairman of the New Cape Central Railway. Co., and Andalusia Water Co. Address: 15, Deans Yard, Westminster, S.W.I.

ELLIS, Arthur, M.I.E.E. (Chairman, Western Centre), 278, Newport Road, Cardiff.

ELLIS, Harry Stephenson, M.I.Mech.E., Borough Elec. Engr., Electricity Works, Western Shore, Southampton.

ELLIS, Henry Disney, M.Inst.C.E., M.E.I.C., M.Inst.Met., 3°, Blackheath Park, S.E.3. T. N.: 1352 Lee Green. Code: Marconi. b. 1854; s. of Colonel H. D. Ellis, late 9th Regiment; m. d. of William Armstrong, C.E., The Priory, Toronto. Ed. Private School for Woolwich Academy. Went to Canada, 1872; employed on railways and. private engineering works, until 1880; appointed Assistant Engineer on location of Ontario and Sault Ste.. Marie Railway, 1880. 1882—Appointed by Canadian Government to survey part of 13th Base Line, and on completion took position as Assistant Engineer on Northern Pacific Junction Railway, and as such located the line from Gravenhurst to South River; transferred to Chief Engineer's Office for construction of line until 1885, when joined General Middleton's forces during North West Rebellion as Lieutenant in the Intelligence Corps; was present at the three days' fighting and capture of Batoche and subsequent advance. Received medal and clasp. On return to Toronto, appointed as Engineer in charge of adjustment of track for 222 miles on N.P. J. Railway and N. and N.W. Railway. In 1888 took position on Detroit Extension of the Ontario and Quebec Branch of C.P.R., and was placed in charge under W. T. Jennings, M.Inst.C.E., of Harbour Work at Toronto. 1890—Appointed Engineer in charge of Roadways for City of Toronto, and had charge of construction of 8o miles of electric tram lines. On completion of this work, February, 1896, acted as Engineer for contractors (Mackenzie, Mann and Co.) constructing Manitoba and Lake Dauphin Railway, 105 miles. 1897—Appointed Commissioner of Public Works and Surveys by H.H. The Rajah of Sarawak. Retired from Sarawak Service in 1907, and appointed Consulting Engineer to Sarawak Government. Manager Alloys Dept., Callenders, Cable and Sons Co., from 1910 to 1921, now in employ of Manganese Bronze and Brass Co., Ltd. War Services.—Employed on manufacture of alloys for Q.F. cases and other Admiralty requirements.

ELLIS, John Edward, A.M.I.E.E., Borough Elec. and Cons. Engr. to the Morley Corporation, and the Birstall U.D.C.; b. at Micklefield, near Leeds, Nov. 17, 1870. Ed. Middle Class Schs., and Yorkshire College, Leeds. Sixteen years with John Fowler and Co., of Leeds, engaged on outside contracts, laying down the plant at the Coventry, Reading, Wakefield, Blackpool, and Leeds Generating Stations; 3i years Engr.-in-charge with the Yorkshire House-to-House Electricity Supply Co., Leeds. Paper on " Electric Driving in Woollen Factories," before Morley Chamber of Commerce, 1906. Address: The Corporation Electricity Works, Morley.

ELLIS, M. I. Williams, A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.S.A.E., etc., Consulting, Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Llechwedd Slate Quarries, Blaenau-Festiniog, North Wales. T. A.: " c/o Greaves, Portmadoc." b. 1884. Ed. Oundle School, Sandycroft Foundry, and with Lionel Robinson. Electrical and Mechanical Engineer to the Buxton Lime Firms, 1905-8; Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Sandycroft Foundry, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1909; General Manager, Sandycroft Foundry, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1910-4; Chief Electrical Engineer, Palestine Military Railways, 1918-9; General Manager and Engineer, Llechwedd Slate Quarries, North Wales, 1919. Clubs: R.A.C., London; Rand, Johannesburg, South Africa. War Services.-1914-9—Captain, Royal Field Artilery, France and Palestine; Captain, Royal Engineers, Palestine.

ELLIS, Owen William, M.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.I. and S.I., M.Inst.Met., M.Amer.Inst. Min. and Met.Eng., Metallurgist, " Selwood," Sydney Road, Sidcup. T. A.:" Selwood, Sidcup." b. 1888. Ed. Leys School, Cambridge, 1902-4. Great Western Railway Locomotive and Carriage Works, Swindon, 1905-10; University of Birmingham, 1912-4. Educational Instructor, Canadian Pacific Railway, Montreal, 1911-2; Supervisor, Royal Laboratory Department, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, 1914-5; Principal Assistant Metallurgist, 1915-7, and Chief Metallurgist in 1917. Papers read before the Institute of Metals, etc. Contributor to " Engineer's Year Book," technical press, etc.

ELLIS, Sir William Henry, G.B.E., D.Eng., M.Inst.C.E., J.P., Commander of Crown of Italy, Managing Director, J. Brown and Co., Ltd., Atlas Works, Sheffield. T. A.: " Atlas, Sheffield." T. N.: Sheffield 29. Engineering pupil in Leeds on leaving Uppingham School and Student, Leeds University. V.-Pres. Institution of Civil Engineers; Member Executive committee, National Physical Laboratory; Vice-President, Iron and Steel Institute. War Services.—Master Cutler, 1914-8; War Trade Committee and Disposal Board.

ELLIS, Col. William Montagu, C.I.E., R.E., Chief Engr. of Irrigation and Secretary to Govt. of Madras since 1914; Additional Member of Governor's Council.

ELLISON,, C. C., Vice-Pres. I.Min.E., P. Pres. of The Midland Inst. of Min., Civil and Mech. Engrs., Man. Dir. of The New Monckton Collieries, Ltd., Barnsley.

ELSDON-DEW, William, M.Inst.C.E., M.I. E.E., F.Amer.I.E.E., M.(S.A.)I.E., M.(S.A.)I. E.E., Cons. Elec. and Mech. Engr., Central Min. and Investment Corporation, Ltd., Johannesburg; b. 1870; s. of Joseph Dew. Ed. St. John's, Antigua. Training: Finsbury College, London. Has specialized in Min. Machinery, Power Plant and Water Power Schemes. Club: Rand, Johannesburg. Address: P.O. Box 4562, Johannesburg. T. A.: "Pabatene." T. N.: 6261/78.

ELVY, Thomas Elvy, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A., Mech. and Mar. Engr.; Chief Engr., H.M. Dockyards; at present serving as Eng. Asst. to Director of Dockyards, Admiralty, S.W.; b. 1866. Training: H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, and locally. Career: Served in various posts in H.M. Dockyards and Admiralty, including Chief Engr., H.M. Dockyard, Haulbowline, 1914-16. Addresses: Controller's Dept., Admiralty, S.W.i; and 5o, Foxley Lane, Purley. T. N.: Purley 484.

ELWELL, Cyril Horace Mortimer, B.Sc. Eng.(Lond.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Railway Mechanical Engineer, Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, G.E. Railway Works, Norwich. T. N.: Norwich 1393. b. 1889; s. of W. H. Elwell, land agent and surveyor to Port of London Authority. Ed. Haileybury College. Apprenticed at G.E. Railway Works, Stratford. Technical education at London University. Eight years at G.E. Railway Works, Stratford, as Technical Assistant to Works Manager; one year at Norwich Works, Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, G.E. Railway, in charge.

EMBLETON, H. C., Min. Engr., Central Bank Chambers, Leeds.

EMDIN, Archie Russell, C.M.G., M.I.N.A., M.I.Met., Engr.-Rear-Admiral, on Staff of Commander-in-Chief, The Nore; b. August 15, 1865. Ed. City of London School; King's College, London. Training: Eng. College, Devonport; Portsmouth; and Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Career: Asst. Engr., 1887; Engr., 1891; Chief Engr., 1899; Engr.Commander, 1903; Engr.-Capt., 1914; Engr.Rear-Admiral, 1918; Special Mention for services in " Pelorus " 1898-9 and London 1905-6; during the War on Staffs of Admiral in Command of 2nd Cruiser Squadron " Shannon," and 5th Battle Squadron " Barham "; mentioned in Dispatches; St. Anne, 2nd Class, with Swords (Russia), 1917; Legion of Honour (France), 1919; Rising Sun, 2nd Class (Japan), 1920; served at Admiralty, 1892-98, and 1901-5; H.M. Dockyard, Devonport, 1906-9; Chief Engr., Invergordon Dockyard, 1916-17; Malta Dockyard, 1917-19. Address: 17, Star Hill, Rochester, Kent. T. N.: 345 Chatham.

EMERSON, Ambrose, M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer (principally Railways), Crown Point, Castlebar Road, Ealing, W.5. T. N.: Ealing 668. b. 1866. Ed. Charterhouse and Crystal Palace School of Engineering. 888-92--Assistant Engineer on Surveys and Construction of the Algeciras (Gibraltar) Railway; 1893-4—In the office of Sir Robert Elliott-Cooper, M.Inst.C.E., designing bridges and general office work for the Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway; 1894-9—General Manager and Engineer on the Dorada Railway, Colombia, South America; 1901 — Carried out Surveys, Borings and Soundings for, and designed Landing Stage, Pier and Goods sheds at Iquitos, Peru, for Booth S.S. Co.; 1902—Made Surveys, Plans and Estimates for a Railway between Brussels and Antwerp for the Anglo-Belgian Con0.6 struction Syndicate; 1902-5—Engineer in charge of the construction of the Hong Kong Electric Tramways for Dick, Kerr and Co.; 1906—Carried out Soundings, Land and Marine Borings and Surveys for a proposed Government Arsenal and Dock at Jacuacanga, Brazil, for Sir Benjamin Baker and Hurtzig; 1907—Reported on the Railways and Communications of Colombia, South America, for the Dorada Railway Co.; 1907-8—Made the Surveys for an extension' of about zoo miles of the Santa Marta Railway, Colombia, South America, for Livesay, Son and Henderson; 1910—Carried out a Reconnaissance and reported on a proposed new Railway of some 400 miles in length in the State of Bahia, Brazil, for Livesay, Son and Henderson; 1912-14— In charge of the construction of a section of so miles of the Southern Sao Paulo Railway, Brazil, for Pauling and Co. War Services.-1916-I9—In the War Office Postal Censorship. (Languages: French, Spanish, Portuguese.)

EMMOTT, Walter, M.Inst.O.E., M.I.E.E., M.Cons.E., Cons. Elec. and Mech. Engr. Address: 35, Commercial Street, Halifax.

ENGHOLM, Alexander Goldie, A.M.I.Mech. E., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, 44, Severn Street, Birmingham. T. A.: " Engholm, Birmingham." T. N.: Midland 2865, Birmingham. b. 1873, in Edinburgh. Ed. Belvedere House School, Upper Norwood; New College, Eastbourne; King's College, London; also evening classes at Regent Street Polytechnic and Battersea Polytechnic, London. Entered Trinity House, London, and then R. W. Blackwell and Co., Ltd.; London, where he was engaged in general engineering and contract work, mostly in connection with electric tramway undertakings. In 1906 took over the Steam Department from R. W. Blackwell and Co., Ltd., and started in business on his own account as a Manufacturer, Merchant and Agent for home trade and export. Exports mining and electrical machinery and accessories to Australia, South America, Africa, India, and certain European countries. Club: Royal Automobile, Pall Mall, London.

ENGLISH, John Major, Member of Council I.Min.E., North Learn, Felling, Gateshead, B.O.

ENGLISH, Thomas, Lieut. -Colonel, late Royal Engineers, M.I.Mech.E., F.G.S. (Lond.), 20, St. Hilda's, Whitby, Yorks; b. 1844. Ed. Kensington Grammar School; Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Assisted at demolition of fortifications of Corfu; Assistant and, later, Successor to Colonel Inglis, R.E. Inspector of Iron Structures at the War Office; Deputy Director of Works (Railways) at the War Office; Superintendent, Royal Carriage Department, Woolwich Arsenal; General Manager, Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Co., Ltd., Jarrow-on-Tyne; Joint Managing Director of European Petroleum Co., Ltd.; Managing Director and Chairman of Keshan Collieries, Ltd., Turkey. Design and construction of all the British armour-plated coast defences at home and abroad; invented method of rolling wide armour plates; inventor of armour bolts with spherical nuts; geological location of Channel Tunnel, design and construction of boring machines which cut submarine trial headings, 7 ft. diameter, I} miles from Dover, and 1 mile from Sangatte, I 3 attaining a speed of cutting 27 yards in 24 hours; removal of 4 acres of whinstone rock at Elderslie, River Clyde, giving a channel of 20 ft. depth at low water to Glasgow; portable handworked sheers used for landing 80 and 100-ton guns at Dover, Gibraltar and Malta; executive control of SuakinBerber Railway and extension of Nile Railway during the Sudan relief expedition. Author of various papers on Steam, and on Calculation of Horse-power for Marine Propulsion, read before Institution of Mechanical Engineers; papers on Geology of Dardanelles District read before Geological Society. Author of Paper on Statical Pressure produced during Impact, in R.E. Professional Papers, 1870. Author of a Geometrical Construction, under Euclid's Limitations, for Obtaining Cube Roots. Club: United Service. War Services.—Invention of soft metal caps for armour-piercing projectiles, increasing the penetrative power of heavy artillery by 20-2 5 per cent. Application of camouflage to Spithead and other forts in 1881. Temporary Assistant Inspector of Steel under Admiralty, 1915-17.

ENNIS, Lawrence, O.B.E., J.P., M.I. and General Manager, Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough. Ed. Scotland and Amer. M. Cleveland Inst.• of E. Offices held: Pres., North of England I. and S. Manufacturers' Assoc.; Vice-Pres., Steel Ingot Makers' Assoc. Clubs: Cleveland, Middlesbrough; American, London. Address: Genessee Lodge, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough. T. N.: 69 Linthorpe, Middlesbrough.

ENRIGHT, James Stephen, A.M.I.E.E., Cons. Engr.; Member of the firm of J. and J. S. Enright; designed and constructed Electric Light and Power Station, at Walthamstow, Limerick, Heston and Isleworth; Walthamstow Electric Tramways; Hounslow Refuse Destructor; Director Tarapaca Copper Quarries, Ltd.; The Olca Sulphur Co., Ltd.; The Oddie Automati; Variable Speed Gears Syndicate, Ltd.; Rylands Barytes and Silica Co., Ltd.; Deputy Head of Leyton Tech. School; late Head of Elec. and Motor Car Dept., Hackney Tech. Inst. Author, " The Motor Catechism," " The Motor Cycle Catechism," " The Farm Tractor Catechism." Address: 1, Pembury Road, Clapton.

ESPLEN, Sir John, K.B.E. retired; b. 1863; s. of William Esplen. Ed. Liverpool College Training: Fawcett, Preston and Co., Liverpool. In 1887, joined his father in the firm of William Esplen and Sons, Cons. Archs. and Mar. and Refrigerating Engrs., of Liverpool, subsequently incorporated as Esplen and Sons, Ltd., and on the death of his father, in 1914, was appointed Chairman; in addition to the work usually undertaken by Naval Archs. and Mar. Engrs., Sir John has held the position of Chief Tech. Adviser in the Ministry of Shipping and Director of Ship Purchase; in recognition of these and other services which he rendered to the nation, the K.B.E. was conferred upon him. Clubs: Junior Conservative, London; Liverpool and Exchange, Liverpool. Addresses: Hardres Court, near Canterbury; and 8, Esplanade, Waterloo, near Liverpool. T. A.: " Cresser,, London"; " Esplen, Liverpool." T. N.: London-958 Avenue; Liverpool-1114 Bank.

ESSON, William Beedie, M.Inst.C.E., M.I. E.E., P.Pres.S.E., Cons. Elec. and Mech. Engr.; b. 1858; s. of Charles Esson. Ed. Aberdeen. Training: Royal School of Mines and City and Guilds of London Inst. Distinctions: Obtained highest position in Applied Mechanics and Steam at the R.S.M., and the highest position in Electric Lighting at the C.G.L.I. Career: Draughtsman in the Mech. Eng. Dept., Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Co., Blackwall;, carried out elec. installation for the works; entered the firm of Paterson and Cooper, Chief Electrician, later becoming Manager; managed the Giilcher Electric Light and Power Co.; and designed the plant required for the electric lighting of the city of Wellington, N.Z.; joined Johnson and Phillips as Chief Engr. and Manager of the Electric Lighting and Transmission of Power Departments; responsible for long-distance power transmissions at the Sheba Gold Mines, Transvaal; the Rezende Gold Mine, Rhodesia; Burma Ruby Mine; and the Raub Gold Mine in Pahang; author of several Papers read before Tech. and Scientific Socs.; Pres. of the Civil and Mech. Engrs. Soc.• in 1905 and 1906; late Member of Council, Inst. of Elec. Engrs.; and for his Paper, " Some Points on Dynamo and Motor Design," was awarded, in 1890, the Premium of the Inst.; awarded for his Paper on " The Transmission of Power to Long Distances by Alternating Currents of Electricity," the Soc. of Arts Silver Medal. Club: Junior Constitutional. Address: 46, Parkside, Knightsbridge, S.W.I.

ETCHELLS, Ernest Fiander, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Hon. A.R.I.B.A., etc., President of the Concrete Institute, Civil Engineer, Saint Francis, 23, Franciscan Road, Balham, London, S.W.17. Ed. College of Technology, Manchester; the Old Andersonian College, Glasgow, and the University of London, King's College. Pupil of Francis Lawrence Lane of Leeds, and afterwards became Chief Assistant in the Office of John Strain, Glasgow, 'Past Vice-President Institution of Civil Engineers. Has been engaged on the design of Rolling Stock for the Pretoria and Pietermaritzburg Railway, Aerial Ropeways for Bolivia, Nitrate Plants for Chili. Was in charge of the Structural Steelwork for the reconstruction of the Lanarkshire Steelworks at Motherwell. Was engaged on the Clyde Valley Electric Power Scheme and has subsequently been engaged on Structural work in all Materials, including Reinforced Concrete. Has interested himself in the Standardization of Mathematical Notation. Publications: Explanatory Notes in the Report of tie Concrete Institute on "Standard Notation for Engineering Formulae."

EUSTACE, John, A.M.I.E.E., Engr. to Chelmsford Electric Lighting. Address: Elmhurst, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex.

EUSTICE, John, B.Sc. Eng. (Lond.), A.R.S.M., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Professor of Engineering, University College, Southampton. T. A.: '` University, Southampton." b. 1864. Ed. Camborne Mining School and Royal College of Science, London; Whitworth Scholar. Apprentice Mechanical Engineering at Camborne, Cornwall. Engaged under Hayle Foundry Company in construction and erection of Pumping Engines and Marine Engines; Draughtsman in various posts; Consulting Engineer on special questions for various companies. Lecturer in Engineering under Hants County Council and at I Hartley College, Southampton; Ptofessor of Engineering and Vice-Principal of the University College, Southampton. Publications: " Flow of Water in Curved Pipes," Royal Society, 1910 and 1911; " Energy in Internal Combustion Engines," Institution of Mechanical Engineers; various publications and papers in engineering and educational periodicals. War Services.—Superintended production of shells in the University College Workshops, Southampton; Technical Director to Austin Motor Co., Birmingham, and organized the educational scheme for the company. Lectured for the Y.M.C.A. in England and in France.

EVANS, David Edward, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E. (India), Mech., Mar., and Hydraulic Engr.; Supt. Engr., Ralli Brothers, Calcutta; b. 1861. Ed. Aberystwyth Grammar School Training App. Williams and Metcalfe, Engrs., Aberystwyth; Forrester and Co., Mar. Engrs., Liverpool. Career: 6 years in Mercantile Marine; last 2 years as Chief; Royal Indian Mar., Engr. afloat " Canning," during annexation of Upper Burma; special appointment. Chief Engr., India General Steam Navigation Co., 1888-9; joined Ralli Brothers, Calcutta, 1889; still in same service. Address: Ralli Brothers, Calcutta, India.

EVANS, David Origen, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer to the Borough of Carnarvon, Brynafon, Carnarvon. T. A.:" Electrics, Carnarvon." T. ?V.: 162; Works-3o. b. 1872. Ed. Lewis' Endowed School, near Cardiff, and Manchester School of Technology. Articled to W. P. James Fawcus, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., St. Ann's Square, Manchester. Two years Resident Electrical Engineer, Manchester Ship Canal Co., during construction of works; three years in Dynamo Design and Testing Departments of Siemens Brothers' Works, Woolwich; two years with H.M. Office of Works as Resident Engineer at Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton; Manager p.nd Engineer for North Wales for National Electric Construction Co., twenty years. Chief Worhs: Erection of generating station, equipment of mains and street lighting for Holyhead Urban District Council; erection of generating station and complete equipment for Borough of Carnarvon. Club: Carnarvon Sailing. War Services.—Honorary Inspector of Shells; District Engineer under Coal Economy Campaign.

EVANS, Frank Dudley, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer (Stream Regulation and Training, Land Drainage and Improvement in Connection with Prevention of Malaria), Kuala Lumpur, Federated Malay States (London, c/o Institution of Civil Engineers). T. A.: " Paludal, Kuala Lumpur." b. 188,3. Training with T. A. Watson, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., London. Assistant on public work and other contracts, and steel and reinforced concrete structures in England. Since 1908 Public Works Department of Federated Malay States, employed on bridges, roads, harbour jetties and pontoons, riverdredging, land drainage and improvement, stream regulation. Crampton Prize, Institution of Civil Engineers, 1915. Corresponding Member of Council of Junior Institution of Engineers for Federated Malay States. Public Works Department, Federated Malay States—Assistant Engineer, 1908; Executive Engineer, 1913; Engineer Member, Malaria Advisory Board, Government of Federated Malay States. Chief Works: Drainage for prevention of malaria in Federated Malay States (Kuala Lumpur town, $309,000 to 1919; Port Swettenham, tidal, $105,000, and others). Publications: " Engineering Operations for the Prevention of Malaria " (Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Vol. CC, Part II, 1914-15). Member of Sports Club, London. War Services.—R.S.M. and Lieutenant, Malay States Volunteer Rifles.

EVANS, George Stephen, M.Inst.M.M., M.Amer.I.M.M.E., Manager of Eastern Smelting Co.'s Tin-Smelting Works; b. 1873. Ed. Blue Coat School, Hereford, Eng. Training: Australia. Career: 1894-1901—with Matabele Gold Reefs and Estates Co., Ltd., Rhodesia; Managing various Gold Mines, including Jessie and Blanket Mines; I901-6— Managing Sabiwa Gold Mine, Rhodesia; erected Reduction and Treatment Plant; 19o8-9—in private practice as Evans and Craufurd, at Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.A.; 1910-13—Manager, Tasmanian Metals Extraction Co., Ltd.; Charge of erection of plant for the Treatment of Complex Ores at Rosebery, West Coast, Tasmania; 1913—engaged on Eastern Smelting Co.'s work; was appointed Manager at Works, Penang, since 1914. Address: Eastern Smelting Co.,. Ltd., Penang. T. A.: "Evans, Smelter, Penang."

EVANS, H. B. Wyn, Airship Constructor, Member of the Designing Staff of the Royal Airship Works, Cardington. Previous to the taking over of Cardington Works by•the Air Ministry, a Member of the Airship Designing Staff at the Admiralty.

EVANS, John William, D.Sc., F.R.S., M.Inst. M.M., Geologist; Professional Adviser on Minerals (other than Coal and Petroleum) to the Colonial Office; Governor of the Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau; s. of Evan Evans, M.D., Staff Surgeon, R.N. Ed. University College School Training: Royal College of Sc. and Royal School of Mines (Medal in Geology). Career: Demonstrator, Royal College of Sc.; Geologist and Mineralogist to the Matto Grosso Gold and Exploration Syndicate; in charge of Exploration Expedition in Bolivia; State Geologist in Junagarh and Mysore, India; Chief Inspector of Mines and Explosives in Mysore; Special Asst. at the Imperial Inst.; Lecturer on Petrology, Imperial College of Sc. Publ: Numerous Reports on Minerals and Rocks in •official and other publications in India and the United Kingdom. Address: Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau, 2 Queen Anne's Gate Buildings, Dartmouth Street, Westminster. T. N.: Victoria 9040; Kensington 5656; Paddington 2608.

EVERED, Stanley, Member of Council, Inst. of Metals, Director, Evered and Co., Ltd., Surrey Works, Smethwick, Birmingham.

EVERETT, Edgar Isaac, M.I.E.E., M.I. Mech.E., Elec. and Mech. Engr.; Man. Dir. of Everett, Edgcumbe and Co., Ltd., Collindale Works, Hendon, N.W.9; b. 1869. Ed. Various Elementary and Secondary Schs. Training: Birkbeck College, Northampton Polytechnic Inst., and University College, London. Address: Collindale Works, Hendon, N.W.9. T. A.:" Evergendor, Hyde, London." T. N.: Kingsbury 45.

EVERITT, Harold William, A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engr., Clacton-on-Sea Urban District Council, Electricity Works, Clacton-on-Sea.

EWEN, J. T., 0.B.E., J.P., B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S.E., H.M.I.S., Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 54, Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow (after August, 192o). T. N.: 678 Ibrox (after August, 192o). b. 1863; s. of James Ewen, wood merchant, Millbank House, Forfar; m. 1903, Isabella Jane, d. of Rev. John Ross of Balloch, Alyth. Ed. Forfar Academy; University College, Dundee, and University of Edinburgh (B.Sc. Engineering, 1888). Served a five years' apprenticeship with Robertson and Orchar, Engineers, Wallace Foundry,. Dundee, 187984. On Contractor's staff at Forth Bridge Works, 1884-5; Engineer to Edinburgh Sanitary Protection Association, 1888-9; Clerk to Research Committees of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1889-94; Sub-Inspector under the Science and Art Department, London, 1894-8; Sub-Inspector under the Scottish Education Department, 1898-1900; H.M. Inspector (Science and Art), Northern Division of Scotland, 1900-20. Now H.M. Inspector (Science and Art), Western Division of Scotland. Public Positions: J.P. of the County of the city of Aberdeen. War Services.—Secretary to the Board of Management of the North-East Scotland Munitions Committee, 1915-9; Chairman of the Aberdeen Branch of the Scottish Veterans' Garden City Association, and Member of the Central Executive Committee.

EWING, Sir James Alfred, K.C.B., LL.D., F.R.S., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, 16, Moray Place, Edinburgh. T. N.: 175o Central, Edinburgh. Ed. Edinburgh University from 1870. On staff of Thomson and Jenkin for four years. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tokio, 1878-83; Professor of Engineering, University College, Dundee, 1883-90; Professor of Mechanism and Applied Mechanics, University of Cambridge, 189D-19o3; Director of Naval Education, 1903-16; Principal of the University of Edinburgh since 1916.

EWING, Peter Dewar, C.B.E., M.I.N.A., M.I.E.S. (Mem. of Council), Shipbuilding and Mar. Engr.; Man. Dir., J. S. White and Co., Ltd., East Cowes; formerly Gen. Man., Ailsa Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Troon. Address: The Hayes, Cowes, Isle of Wight. T. N.: Cowes 52.

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