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William Rossbach

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William Rossbach (1862-1911)

1912 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM ROSSBACH, born at Woollahra, N.S.W., on the 10th August, 1862, died at Waverley, near Sydney, on the 21st November, 1911.

He entered the Harbours and Rivers branch of the Public Works Department in 1877, and became successively draughtsman and Principal Assistant Engineer.

Under Mr. C. W. Darley, M. Inst. C.E., and his successors, he designed a number of water-supply works, harbour improvements and other works, notably the design for the large Cataract dam.

Mr. Rossbach was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 2nd December, 1890.

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