Bushby, Walter Edwin:

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Bushby, Walter Edwin:

He was born on loth December 1889 and after being educated at Tonbridge School, Kent, and later being an Associate of the City & Guilds Institute, London, served as a pupil on the London & North Western Railway at Crewe. He was appointed to I. S. E. in October 1913 and was posted in Bombay Presidency. His first district was Lake Whiting District, near Poona, where he was Assistant Engineer on the construction of the Bhatgar Dam later called Lloyd Dam. He later served in Irrigation, Sub-divisions in Nira L. B. Canal and on the Jamrao Canal, Sindh. He joined up as 2nd Lieutenant in the Second Sappers & Miners, Bangalore served in Baluchistan and the North West Frontier going later to Mesopotamia-1916-19.He returned from Military duty in December 1919 and was re-posted in the Public Works Department on the design of the Sukkur Barrage Project. He was Under Secretary, Public Works Department, Bombay, in 1923-24 and besides in Executive Charge of Nira R. B. Canal (new construction), Dharwar Irrigation Division, Nasik Irrigation.He was posted again to Sindh in November 1931 and held charge of Karachi Canals Division and later Irrigation, Development & Research Division.From 1937-42, he was Superintending Engineer, Eastern Sindh, Northern Sindh, Western Sindh and Southern Sindh Circles and also Special Road Engineer in Sindh.From the 1st April 1942, Bushby was the Chairman of the Port Trust. (Source: ‘The Colourful Personalities of Sindh’, by M.U.Abbasi

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