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Arthur Marinus Alexander Struben (1871- )
1922 Major R.A.F., O.B.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer (Rail. ways and Water Supply ), Bronwydd, Beaconsfield, Bucks. T. N.: Beaconsfield 52. b. 1871; s. of H. W. Struben of Rosebank, Cape Colony; m. d. of Bishop Bousfield of Pretoria. Ed. South African College, Cape Town; University College, London. Pupil to Baldry and Yerbury and Sir Douglas Fox and Partners. On staff of Public Works Department, Cape Imperial Military Railways, Transvaal; Public Works Department, Transvaal; Irrigation Department, Transvaal; Consulting Engineer, Pretoria, South Africa. Chief Works: Railway survey and construction, England, Bechuanaland, and Transvaal; irrigation surveys, Cape irrigation and water supply engineering, South Africa, including design and construction of various irrigation and storage works and water supply; railway reconstruction and water supply, German South West Africa Campaign; selection and arrangement of aerodromes. Member of Wellington and Royal Air Force Clubs. War Services.—German South West Africa Campaign. Commission in South African Engineer Corps, 1914-5; War Office Staff, 1916; Air Ministry Staff, 1916 to present date.