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Name: ARNOT, William Duncan OBE

Birth Date: 1896 Forfar

Death Date: 1 June 1939 Hemel Hempstead

First Date: 1927

Profession: Assistant Engineer, PWD, Kenya in 1939, appointed 1927. Structural Engineer in 1953. Originally Operator, Timber seasoning kiln 1927.

Area: Nairobi

Married: Sarah b. 1896

Children: David Bennett; Dorothy

Author: 'The Kiln Drying of East African Timbers'

Book Reference: Staff 39, Staff 53, Red 31, Hut, EA & Rhodesia, Dominion

War Service: Military service 1914-19

School: Forfar Academy and St. Andrews University BSc (Mech. & Civil Eng) (St Andrews) ASSOC.M.INST.C.E.

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 8/1/53 - New Years Honours, OBE - He was operator-in-charge of the Government timber seasoning kiln in Nairobi in 1927, and wrote a book on the kiln drying of East African timbers.
Dominion - Public Works Department - Timber Seasoning - Assistant Engineer-in-Charge - 1930
Hut has W.D. Arnott, 1952, Kabete
Gazette - 15/11/1927 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Operator, Timber Seasoning Plant, PWD - W.D. Arnot
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - William Duncan Arnot, Engineer, PWD, Nbi. And Sarah Arnot, Married woman, Box 380, Nbi

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