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Patrick Forstall Comber

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Patrick Forstall Comber (1831-1909)


1909 Obituary [1]

PATRICK FORSTALL COMBER, born at Castlebar, Ireland, on the 30th April, 1831, died in Dublin on the 25th June, 1909.

After an early training in the Royal Engineers, he went out to Melbourne in connection with the establishment of the Royal Mint, and returning to Ireland in 1876, he commenced practice as a Consulting Engineer, in which capacity he wits responsible for, amongst other works, the Bray seawall, promenade and harbour works, sewerage works at Bray and Rathdown, and water-supplies at Tipperary, Athlone and Carrickmacross.

Mr. Comber was elected a Member of The Institution on the 7th December, 1897.


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