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William Edward Donohue

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William Edward Donohue (1861- )

1922 Col., C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.T., M.I.A.E., Civil and Mech. Engr.; Manager, Egyptian Transport Services, Ltd., Alexandra; b. 1861. Training: Royal College of Sc., London. Distinctions: Wh. School, Hons. (Bronze Medal); Mech. Eng., City and Guilds of London. Career: With Mar. Engrs. and Shipbuilders; Commissioned in the Royal Garrison Artillery, April, 1886: designed Recording Towing Targets and Range-finding Sights, Heavy Guns; transferred to Royal Army Service Corps, April, 1904, for duty with Mechanical Transport; Mem. Mech. Transport Ctee. and Tech. Adviser to Director of Transport, W. Corn. Office; organized Inspection and Stores Dept. for Equipment of M.T. Vehicles, Expeditionary Force, from outbreak of War, Aug., 1914; appointed Inspector Mech. Transport Services, Eastern Theatres of operation, and served continuously in Salonica, Egypt, Palestine, E. Africa, N.W. Frontier of India, Mesopotamia, Persia, and Caucasia. Clubs: R.A.C., Pall Mall; Union, Alexandria. Address: Union Club, Alexandria.

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