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Edward Haile

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Edward Haile (1890-1915)

1915 Obituary [1]

EDWARD HAILE was born in London on 22nd September 1890, and was educated at Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell.

He served a pupilage from 1908 to 1911 under Mr. D. Earle Marsh at the Brighton Locomotive Works of the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, and after its completion he occupied various positions in the Locomotive Running Department until October 1914, when be joined the ranks of the Divisional Engineers of the Royal Naval Division, subsequently becoming sergeant.

On 29th May 1915, while taking part in the fighting in the Gallipoli Peninsula, he received wounds which resulted in his death on the following day, in his twenty-fifth year.

He was elected a Graduate of this Institution in 1911.

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