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William Andrew Legg

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William Andrew Legg

1922 M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Engineer (Waterworks, Drainage, Irrigation), 14, Victoria Street, Westminster, S. W.1. T. A.: " Waleggos, London." T. N.: Victoria 5128, Ed. Liverpool Institute. Apprenticeship to George F. Deacon, LL.D., M.Inst.C.E. Has been Resident Engineer on large public works, including the Vyrnwy Waterworks for Liverpool, the Thirlmere Waterworks for Manchester, the Elan Valley Works for Birmingham. From 1900-10 was practising in South Africa and carried out the preliminary investigations for and designed and subsequently supervised the construction of many works for Water Supply, Drainage and Irrigation. For five years acted as Supervising Engineer in the Irrigation Branch of the P.W.D. Publications: Has contributed several papers to Engineering and other scientific societies. War Services.—In 1917 was given a commission in the Royal Engineers and was engaged in connection with aerodrome construction, afterwards transferred into R.A.F. with rank of Major. Demobilized October, 1919.

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