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Herbert Duncombe Bindley

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Herbert Duncombe Bindley (1891-1967)

1891 Born son of Thomas Herbert Hindley and his wife Mildred

Educated in Bournemouth and at Lancing College

1912-4 Trained under G J Crosbie-Dawson and F A L Barnwell

1913 Course in geodosy, geology and reinforced concrete construction

1913 Course in metal construction at Midland Engineering Bureau at Derby

1916 Lieut in the Royal Engineers, living in Stoke on Trent when he became an associate of the Inst C E[1]

1922 A. M. Inst. C.E.

1922 Captain R.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, c/o Child and Co. I, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. b. 1891; only s. of the Rev. Canon T. H. Bindley, D.D. Ed. and Professional Training: Lancing College, Sussex. Served apprenticeship on North Stafford Railway under the late G. J. Crosbie-Dawson, M.Inst.C.E., and F. A. Lowry Barnwell, M.Inst.C.E. Professional Career: Engineer's Assistant, North Stafford Railway; elected Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., February 5, 1918; elected Associate Fellow Permanent Way Institution, May 24, 1919; elected Associate Member Railway Signal Institution, October 22, 1919. Chief Works: Railway Maintenance, North Stafford Railway. War Services.—Captain, Royal Engineers, and served on staff of Adjutant-General, General Headquarters, France.

1967 Died in Somerset

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Sources of Information

  1. UK, Civil Engineer Records, 1820-1930
  • Tree on Ancestry
  • UK, Civil Engineer Records, 1820-1930