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Arthur Edward Pettit

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Arthur Edward Pettit (1872- )

1922 M. of Council Inst.M.M., A.M.I.Min.E., M.I. and S.I., Cons. Min. and Mech. Engr.; b. 1872; s. of Edward Pettit. Ed. Radley Coll., Abingdon. Training: King's Coll., and Royal School of Mines. App., Westgarth Richardsons, Hartlepool, and Foxdale Lead Mines, Isle of Man; Con. Gold Fields of S.A. Assay Office, Johannesburg, 1906; Surveyor and Underground Manager, Robinson Deep G.M. Co., Johannesburg, 1897-99; Manager, Sommer and Jack, East G.M. Co., Transvaal, 1899-1904; Gen. Manager, South Randfontein G.M. Co., Transvaal, 1904; started as Cons. Engr., 1904; reported on Mines in Canada, America, Australia, New Zealand, Ceylon, Norway, Wales, Servia, Cornwall, France, Servia; Res. Engr. to New Consolidated Gold Fields, London; reporting on Mines Patents, Processes and Industrial Undertakings in this country and abroad, 1905 to date; 1900-2—Boer War, Capt., commanded Elandsfontein Battalion Rand Rifles; Great War, commanded Active Service Company, 1st East Surrey Vol. Regt.; Awarded Royal Humane Soc. Medal, 1903; and special Police Medal, 1919. Clubs: Leander, and Mining and Metallurgical. Address: 8, Old Jewry, E.C.2.; and Hyde End House, Brimpton, Berks.

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