Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cyril Graham-Smith

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Cyril Graham-Smith (1882- )

1922 O.B.E. (M.Div.), A.C.G.I., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., I.E.S., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, College of Engineering, Poona, India; b. 1882; m. Isabel Mountain, September 24, 1908. Ed. St. Dunstan's, Catford, England. 1898-1903 —Imperial College of Science and Technology (Central Technical College), Kensington, London. 1900-2 Served in South Africa during the Boer War in the Electrical Engineers (Royal Engineers). 1903-1 I— Assistant Engineer on the Bengal and North Western Railway, India. 1911—Resident Engineer on the same railway. 1915—Resigned Railway Service and appointed District Engineer of Saran, Bihar and TC Orissa, India. 1916—Professor of Engineering in the College of Engineering, Poona, in the Indian Educational Service. Chief Works: 1903-8—On the construction of the Mansi-Bhaptiahi Extension of the Tirhut State Railway worked by the Bengal and North Western Railway. 1908-11—On the construction of the Manjhi Ghat Bridge, 18 spans of 200 ft. girders across the Gogra, a tributary of the Ganges. 1911-12—On the construction of the Bagaha Bridge, 15 spans of 150 ft. girders across the Gandak, a tributary of the Ganges. Positions Held: 1917— Hon. Treasurer and Member of Committee, Bombay Engineering Congress. 1918—Made a Fellow of the University of Bombay. 1919—Member of the Organizing Committee of the Institution of Engineers (India). War Services.-1916—Ammunition Testing for the Inspector of Munitions, Bombay. 1917 (March 10)— Commissioned as Staff Captain on the Special Service List, and April 1, promoted Major, and in July, 1919, Lieut.-Colonel. Commanded a Defence Force Unit in India. Awarded O.B.E. on October 24,1919, for War Services.

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