Stephens' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. HUGH GORDON STEPHENS: 12th September Graduate Member since 1914. At the outbreak of war he was a Pupil, North Staffordshire Railway. Wartime posting(s) was/were, Private, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres. 1917 Obituary Private HUGH GORDON STEPHENS, 16th Middlesex Regiment, was born in Madras on 8th May 1894. His scholastic education … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Howarth's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. JOHN HOWARTH: 10th September Graduate Member since 1909; Associate Member 1914. At the outbreak of war he was an Engineering Assistant, James Diggle & Sons. Wartime posting(s) was/were, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers,  1st West Riding Field Company. Died of wounds. 1916 Obituary  Sec. Lieut. JOHN HOWARTH, Royal Engineers, was born at Rochdale … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Vyal's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. LIONEL EGERTON VYAL: 3rd September Graduate Member since 1911. At the outbreak of war he was a Pupil, Rhymey Railway Co. Wartime posting(s) was/were, Corporal, Canadian Army, 2nd Canadian Division Signal Company. Died in a motor cycle accident, France. 1917 Obituary  Corporal LIONEL EGERTON VYALL, Canadian Division, was born at Chawant, Punjab, … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

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

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