Papers of W.J. Young

Scope and Content

Reports and official publications relating to the Public Works Department, Fiji, 1954-1972, including a work study survey, policy statement, codes of practice and proposed departmental expansion.

Administrative / Biographical History

W.J. Young (b 1926) was educated at Luton Grammar School and South Bedford College, undertaking military service, 1944-1947 as a coder in the Royal Navy. He was Assistant Engineer, Fiji, from 1953 and Senior Executive Engineer from 1961.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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