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Alexander John Murray

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Alexander John Murray (1852-1901)

1901 Obituary [1]

ALEXANDER JOHN MURRAY was born in 1852.

He served an apprenticeship in the upper turnery department of H.M. Dockyard, Bombay, from 1868 until 1872, and was one year in the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway Works at Parel.

He was next engaged as a mechanic at the Small Arms Ammunition Factory at Kirkee, being promoted to assistant mechanical engineer in 1883, and since 1890 he was chief mechanical engineer.

His health had been indifferent for some time prior to his death, which took place at Kirkee in January 1901, in his forty-ninth year.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1890.

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