Poynting's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. ARTHUR POYNTING: 25th July Associate Member since 1912. At the outbreak of war he was an Assistant Engineer, Port of London Authority. Wartime posting(s) was/were, Lieutenant, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 6th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, attached to 143rd Brigade. Killed in action near Pozitres, France. 1916 Obituary  Lieut. ARTHUR POYNTING, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Bulkeley, broad gauge express on mixed gauge track

BOOK REVIEW: GREAT WESTERN LOCOMOTIVES

Calling Members- if you enjoy reading one of our books or ebooks and think others should know about it then please submit a review to library@imeche.org David Andrews, IMechE and Heritage Award Committee Member, writes the first of our book reviews in this series. He looks at how historical management techniques can be applied today. “Why are some engineering organisations good at designing products? How … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: GREAT WESTERN LOCOMOTIVES

Robertson's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. ROBERT SERGIUS ROBERTSON: 20th July Graduate Member since 1914. At the outbreak of war he was Apprenticed to Blackadder Bros. Wartime posting(s) was/were, 2nd Lieutenant, Kings Own Scottish Borders, 1st Battalion, attached to 3rd Battalion. Died of wounds. 1917 Obituary  Sec. Lieut. ROBERT SERGIUS ROBERTSON, lst King’s Own Scottish Borderers, was born … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Keyms' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. THOMAS BOOTH KEYMS: 19th July Member since 1913. At the outbreak of war he was an Assistant Locomotive Superintendent, Great Western of Brazil Railway. Wartime posting(s) was/were, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Field, Artillery, “B” Battery 84th Brigade. Killed in action, France. 1916 Obituary  Sec. Lieut. Thomas BOOTH KEYMS, Royal Field Artillery, was born … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Harvey's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. WILLIAM CLAYTON HARVEY: 14th July Associate Member since 1911. At the outbreak of war he was a Consulting Engineer to the Tasmanian Government. Wartime posting(s) was/were, Lieutenant, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 20th Battalion. Killed in action in France. 1917 Obituary  Lieut. WILLIAM CLAYTON HARVEY, King’s Royal Rifles, was born at Ventnor, Isle … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Harris' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. IAN ARTHUR PHILIP HARRIS: 11th July Graduate Member since 1914. At the outbreak of war he was a Pupil to Mr CT Hurry Riches, Rhymney Railway Locomotive Works. Wartime posting(s) was/were, Captain (Adjutant), Welsh Regiment, 16th Battalion. Killed in action. 1916 Obituary  Captain IAN ARTHUR PHILIP HARRIS, Welsh Regiment, was born at … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Wilkin's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. FRANK TREVOR WILKINS: 3rd July Graduate Member since 1913. At the outbreak of war he was a Student at Birmingham University. Wartime posting(s) was/were, 2nd Lieutenant, Northumberland Fusiliers, 15th Battalion, Border Regiment, attached to 1st Border regiment. Killed in action, France. 1916 Obituary  Sec. Lieut. FRANK TREVOR WILKINS, 13th Northumberland Fusiliers, was … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Bumpus' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. BERNARD EBENEZER BUMPUS: 3rd July Associate Member since 1914, proposed by Alexander Siemens. At the outbreak of war he was an Engineer, Dick Kerr & Co. Wartime posting(s) was/were, 2nd Lieutenant, Northumberland Fusiliers, 12th Battalion. Killed in action, France. Awarded: Mentioned in Dispatches by General Sir Douglas Haig, G.C.B., Commander-in-Chief of the … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Davidson's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. JAMES SAMUEL DAVIDSON: 1st July Graduate Member since 1900; Associate Member 1903; Member 1907. At the outbreak of war he was Director & General Manager, Davidson & Co (previously worked in Russia). Wartime posting(s) was/were, Captain, Royal Irish Rifles, 13th Battalion, Machive Gun Corps (Infantry), attd. 108th Company. Died in France. 1916 … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Johnston's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. ALEXANDER DAVIDSON JOHNSTON: 1st July Graduate Member since 1906 (lapsed 1911); Associate Member 1912. At the outbreak of war he was an Engineer, Henry Simons Ltd. Wartime posting(s) was/were, Private, London Regiment, 14th Battalion (London Scottish). Killed in action. 1916 Obituary  Private ALEXANDER DAVIDSON JOHNSTON, JUN., London Scottish Regiment, was born at … Continue reading ON THIS DAY