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Sackville Fisher

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Sackville Fisher (1859-1913|)

1914 Obituary [1]

SACKVILLE FISHER, born in 1859, died in Westminster on the 13th November, 1913. H

e served a pupilage to the late Mr. F. G. Slessor on the Cape Government Railways, and was afterwards on the contractors’ staff of the Severn Tunnel works.

Returning to Cape Colony in 1881, he was employed on the railways until 1884, after which he was engaged on the Manchester Ship Canal works, as an engineer on Messrs. Walker’s staff, until 1890. Shortly afterwards his health broke down, and he retired from professional life.

Mr. Fisher was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 1st December, 1885.

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