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Frederick Charles De Segundo

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Frederick Charles De Segundo ( -1932)


1932 Obituary [1]

FREDERICK CHARLES DE SEGUNDO was born in London in 1900 and joined the Royal Air Force as a cadet pilot in October 1918, but was demobilized in January 1919, and after a few months' study became an assistant master at a preparatory school.

In July 1920 he became a pupil of Mr. H. N. Gresley, C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., in the locomotive department of the Great Northern Railway at Doncaster.

After further experience in the running department of the company he went to South America in 1926 as assistant district locomotive superintendent on the Buenos Ayres Great Southern Railway. He was eventually obliged to return to England on sick leave, and owing to continued ill-health was unable to return to Buenos Ayres.

His death occurred on 9th October 1931.

He was elected a Student of the Institution in 1922 and was transferred to Associate Membership in 1926.


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