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Frederick Arthur Hurley (1875-1914)
1916 Obituary 
FREDERICK ARTHUR HURLEY, F.C.H., born in 1875, died in South Africa, as the result of a motor accident, on the 30th November, 1914.
Passing out of the Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill, with a Fellowship in 1896, he received an appointment in the Egyptian Irrigation Service. He was in charge of the Zifta Barrage, under Sir Hanbury Brown, M. Inst. C.E., receiving the order of the Medjidieh on its completion.
In 1904 he joined the newly formed Irrigation Service of the Transvaal, and was subsequently appointed Chief Engineer in succession to Mr. W. L. Strange, M. Inst. C.E. In 1910, on the creation of an Irrigation Department for the Union of South Africa, Mr. Hurley became Assistant Director under Mr. F. E. Kanthack, M. Inst. C.E.
He was elected an Associate Member on the 23rd April, 1907