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George Alexander Ledingham

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George Alexander Ledingham (1890- )

1922 (Major, Reserve of Officers, T.F.), M.C., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Civil and Consulting Engineer, 17, Cockspur Street, London, S.W.I. T. A.: " Needreba, Westrand, London." T. N.: Gerrard 8983. b. 1890; m. 1918. Ed. Aberdeen Grammar School, Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Served apprenticeship with Walker and Duncan, civil engineers, Aberdeen. Partner in above firm, 1914. Partnership dissolved 1917 on account of the war. Entered the firm of John M. Henderson and Co., Aberdeen, engineers and steel founders, May, 1919, as London Manager, and also carrying on practice as a Civil and Consulting Engineer. Chief Works: Assistant Engineer in construction of steel girder bridge over River Don at Monymusk, Aberdeenshire. In charge of survey party on a large part of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon's estate in Glenlivet, Banffshire. Resident Engineer on reconstruction of steel girder bridge over River Don at Towie, Aberdeenshire. Assistant Resident Engineer on various works on Viscount Cowdray's estate of Dunecht. Resident Engineer on construction of storage reservoir for Peterhead Waterworks. Member of Devonshire Club, St. James's Street, London; Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall. War Services.—Served in the Royal Engineers; wounded at Festubert, May, 1915; mentioned in Sir John French's Dispatches, June, 1915; awarded Military Cross, June, 1915.

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