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Charles William Harvey

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Charles William Harvey (1891-1925)

1926 Obituary [1]

CHARLES WILLIAM HARVEY was born at Portsmouth on 12th September 1891, and received his education in his native town at the local Secondary School, followed by a technical course at the Dockyard School and at the Portsmouth Technical College.

From 1906 to 1912 he was an engineering apprentice at H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth, and whilst thus engaged he won a Whitworth Exhibition in 1910. On completing his course he spent some years as assistant in the drawing-office and fitting shop, and in 1916 became a responsible draughtsman in the engineering department of the Yard.

Mr. Harvey held this position until his death, which occurred suddenly on 14th January 1925.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1923.

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