Harvey's membership form


On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action.


Harvey's membership form
Harvey’s membership form

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 of Wight, on 9th December 1879.

His early education having been received at schools in Hobart, Tasmania, at the age of eighteen he returned to England to study at the Crystal Palace School of Engineering, after which he attended classes at King’s College, London.

In 1902 he began his engineering training under Mr. W. G. Walker, of Westminster, and in the following year became a draughtsman in the London Office of Messrs. Dorman, Long and Co.

Six years later he was appointed consulting engineer in London to the Government of Tasmania, and was holding this post up to the time of his receiving a Commission in the King’s Royal Rifles.

He was killed in action in France on 14th July 1916, in his thirty-seventh year.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1911.

Institution First World War Honour Roll

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