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FOWKE, George HenryBorn: 1864
Fowke joined the ROYAL ENGINEERS in 1884, and saw service in the South African War at the Defence of Ladysmith, where he was mentioned in despatches. After the end of the war, he was appointed as Director of PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT in the Transvaal and was a member of the Transvaal Legislative Council from 1902 to 1904. He was the designer of a housing scheme at Bryntirion.
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