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John Cumberland Landale Train

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John Cumberland Landale Train (1888- )

1922 M.C., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer (Railways), Southend, Campbeltown, Argyll; and 143, Auckland Road, Upper Norwood. T. N.: 1743 Sydenham. b. 1888; s. of Rev. J. G. Train, Southend, Argyll, and Julia Landale Train (née Watt). Ed. Dulwich College and Hull Technical College. Pupil, North British Railway Co.'s Engineer's Office, Edinburgh. Assistant, North British Railway Co.; Assistant, Great Northern Railway Co.'s Engineer's Office; Resident Engineer on following works: Kirkstead and Little Steeping Light Railway (G.N. Railway), Hertford to Stevenage Railway (G.N. Railway), Hitchin New Yard (G.N. Railway), King's Cross New Road (G.N. Railway). War Services.—Enlisted in Royal Fusiliers, August, 1914; 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, October, 1914; Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, June, 1915; Captain, Royal Engineers, January, 1916; Major, Royal Engineers, September, 1918. Served in France and Belgium (Field Companies, Royal Engineers), x915, 1916, 1918, 1919; wounded September, 1916 (Somme). Awarded M.C. 1918. Demobilized, June, 1919, with rank of Major.

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