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Leopold Penrose Ridgway

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Leopold Penrose Ridgway (1884- )

1922 Captain, Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Tramore, Co. Waterford, Ireland; b. 1884. Training: City and Guilds of London Institute and Central Technical College, South Kensington. Assistant Engineer with R. McAlpine and Sons on construction of Waterford and Rosslare Railway, 1900-2; Assistant Engineer with S. Pearson and Son on construction of L.C.C. Main Drainage, Catford to Plumstead, 190 5-1 8; Engineer-in-Charge of Survey, Construction and Maintenance of Chinese Government Railways, Tientsin-Pukow Line, 1908-16. War Services.—Joined Royal Engineers, Railway Troops, March, 1916, as 2nd Lieutenant; promoted Captain, April, 1917.

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