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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Hannam, Willoughby

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Hannam, Willoughby, M.I.C.E., was apprenticed to M. Du Bays, C.E., of Reading, England; and was assistant surveyor of the Melbourne and River Murray Railway, Vict., in 1860; engineer of the Moreton Bay Tramway Company, Brisbane, from 1861 to 1863; district engineer (southern district) Queensland Government railways from 1863 to 1868; contractor's engineer on same from 1868 to 1872; district engineer and in charge of surveys (central division) of Queensland railways from 1872 to 1885, in which year he was appointed chief engineer of the northern division. In July 1889 he was reappointed engineer in charge of surveys, and left the service in October of the same year.