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William T. Cox

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William T. Cox (1884- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical, Constructional and Civil Engineer, Fairfield House, Penistone. T. N.: 39 Penistone. b. 1884. Ed. Grammar School, Chesterfield; Department of Applied Science, University of Sheffield; Markham and Co., General and Constructional Engineers, Chesterfield. joined Engineering staff of Cammell, Laird and Co., Sheffield, 1903; on Engineering staff of Davy Brothers, Sheffield, for one year; Works Manager at the Government Engineering Works, Colombo. Ceylon, 1912-18, also Mechanical Engineer, P.W.D., Ceylon, 1915-8, and Lecturer in Engineering, Government Technical College, Colombo, 1917-8; Appointed Works' Engineer Yorkshire Steel and Ironworks at Penistone, 1918. Chief Works: Design and construction of harbour warehouses and offices; road and railway bridges; engines, machinery, and constructional steelwork for public buildings, and works in Ceylon. Maintenance of P.W.D. and harbour works machinery, plant, and buildings. Design, erection, and maintenance of steelworks machinery, plant, and buildings. War Services.—Ceylon Defence Force, 1916-18.

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