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Olliiff Olliff-Lee

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Olliiff Olliff-Lee (1887- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., P.W.D. (India), Civil Engineer (Bridge and other structural design ), c/o Thos. Cook and Sons, Bombay. T. A.: "Ollifflee, Railways, Bagdad." b. February, 1887; s. of Walton Olliff-Lee, J.P.; m. to Ruby Middleton Taylor in 1911, three children. Pupil with J. Walker Smith, M.Inst.C.E., and Civil Engineering Course at Central Technical College, London. As a pupil on the Walney Bridge at Barrow-in-Furness, subsequently for a short period on the Blackfriars Bridge widening works, and after a year in the Royal Anglesey Royal Engineers (Special Reserve) was appointed to the Public Works Department in India in 1909; served as District and Executive Engineer in the United Provinces in India. On termination of war service was deputed by Government of India to the Mesopotamian Railways for a period of three years as Engineer in charge of designs. Chief Works: 27 Designed and erected many steel and reinforced concrete bridges and culverts in Kumann and Rohilkund (India), and for the Mesopotamian Railways. Member of United Service Clubs, Lucknow and Naini Tal. War Services.—Captain (Military Railways). Three years' railway work in the Advanced Area, Mesopotamia; rebuilt demolished bridges on the Bagdad-Samarah Railway, etc. Mentioned in Dispatches in 1918.

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