Douglass' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Percy Cuthbert Douglass Douglass: 10th December Graduate 1907; Associate Member 1912. Resident Engineer, Buckie Harbour Extention Works. Flight Commander, Royal Naval Air Force, 2 Wing Stravros (Pilot). Killed in Sopwith Strutter No N5618, crash landing after combat over Imbros. Observer Lieutenant W Hinsley injured. 1918 Obituary  Flight-Commander PERCY CUTHBERT DOUGLASS DOUGLASS, R.N.A.S., … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Cousin's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Arthur Norman Cousin: 7th December Graduate 1912. Student Demonstrator in Applied Mathematics, UCL. Captain (Adjutant), York and Lancashire Regiment, 12th Battalion. Killed in action, France. 1918 Obituary  Captain ARTHUR NORMAN COUSIN, York and Lancaster Regiment, was born in London on 8th May 1891. His early education was received at the High School, … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Grimwood's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Bertie Constantin Ruffell Grimwood: 7th or 8th November Associate Member 1912. Inspecting Engineer, Crown Agents for the Colonies. Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps, 4th Squadron, Royal Artillery. Missing on the 7th, recorded as such on the 8th. Actual date of death unknown, probate record states 7th, in France/Belgium. Missing in action, Somme. Commemorated … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Barnes' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Eric Earle Barnes: 7th November Graduate 1910. Premium Apprentice to London and North Western Railway Works. Captain, Royal Flying Corps, 102nd Squadron. Killed in action, France. 1918 Obituary  Captain ERIC EARLE BARNES, R.E., was born in London on 17th August 1891. His early education was acquired at a private school in Ealing … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Spink's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Reginald John Spink: 21st October Graduate 1912; Associate Member 1915. Mechanical Engineer, Rowland Brittain Patent Attorney, Vancouver. Sergeant, Canadian Engineers, 10th Field Company. Killed in action, Flanders. 1918 Obituary Serjeant REGINALD JOHN SPINK, Canadian Engineers, was born at Leeds on 30th April 1887. His scholastic education was received in his native city, … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Manisty's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Henry Scott Manisty: 14th October Graduate 1904; Associate Member 1911. Assistant Engineer, Dundalk Iron Works. Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Died in Belguim. His 1917 obituary (below), states he died in France but we have been told he died of wounds during the Battle of Passchendaele near Ypres, Belgium. He is buried in Lijssenthoek … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Neilson's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Archie McNicol Neilson: 9th August Graduate 1912. Apprenticed to William Simons & Co Ltd. Fourth Engineer Officer, Mercantile Marine, SS “Canara”. Drowned in Mediterranean. 1918 Obituary  ARCHIE McNICOL NEILSON was born at Paisley on 18th May 1893. He was educated at the Public School and the Technical College, Paisley, and at the … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Wilson's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Leonard Herbert Wilson: 19th July Associate Member 1902. Resident & Constructional Engineer, Consolidated Main Reef Mines & Estates Co, Johannesburg. Captain, South African Infantry Corps, 8th Regiment. Served in the South African Campaign, also in German South-West Africa. Died in East Africa. New Zealand national. Institution First World War Honour Roll Members … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Manning's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. George Alfred Manning: 18th July Graduate 1913. Pupil, London, Brighton and South Coast Railway Works. 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Awarded: Victory Medal, British War Medal and Military Cross. 1918 Obituary  Lieut. GEORGE ALFRED MANNING, M.C., R.E., was born in Calcutta on 29th May 1891. He was educated at St. Paul’s School, West … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Crofton's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Edward Vivian Morgan Crofton: 14th July Graduate 1912. Assistant, Dolby & Williamson Consulting Engineers. Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, 61st Filed Company. Killed in action, France. Irish national. 1917 Obituary  Lieut. EDWARD VIVIAN MORGAN CROFTON, R.E., was born in Dublin on 24th June 1889. He was educated privately and at Cheltenham College, after which … Continue reading ON THIS DAY