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Name: TWINING, Phillip Geoffrey (Lieut.), Sir

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Nee: son of Edward Crawley Twining

Birth Date: 7.9.1862 Halifax, Nova Scotia

Death Date: 15.1.1920 Kensington, London

First Date: 1891

Last Date: 1892

Profession: 1891 - one of the four officers of the Royal Engineers appointed to survey the route of the Railway from Mombasa to Uganda. Director of Fortifications and Works at War Office when he died.

Married: In Napanee, Ontario, Canada 26 June 1897 Louise Mary Daly b. 22 Apr 1871 Napanee, d. 5 Apr 1956 London, Middlesex

Book Reference: Gillett, Permanent Way, Fitzgerald, North, Mills Railway

War Service: Royal Engineers

General Information:

North - arr. Mombasa 24/11/1891; dep. Mombasa on first Uganda Railway survey 24/12/1891; at Kikuyu 8/8/1892; returned to Kilindini 23/9/1892, dep. for London 10/10/1892
Mills Railway - Macdonald's party comprised himself, Pringle, Lieutenants Austin and Twining and Sergeant Thomas as surveyors supported by 41 Indian survey assistants and draughtsmen, and 411 porters.

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