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George Wilmot Lloyd

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George Wilmot Lloyd (1885-1932)

1932 Obituary [1]

GEORGE WILMOT LLOYD, who died from cholera at Lucknow on 26th June 1932, had spent many years in India as locomotive superintendent on various sections of the North Western and East Indian Railways.

He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School and Finsbury Technical College, and commenced his apprenticeship in 1904 at the Hyde Park Works of the North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow.

In 1907 he joined Messrs. Blackstone and Company of Stamford as general draughtsman and remained with them until 1908.

He then went to Canada for about four months on construction work which was being carried out by the New Canadian Company of Port Daniel in connexion with the Atlantic Quebec and Western Railway, Gaspe, Canada.

On his return to England in 1909 Mr. Lloyd became personal assistant to Mr. E. Bailey-Denton of Westminster for a period of six months.

He then joined, in 1910, the Great Northern Railway at King's Cross as charge-hand fitter in the running sheds.

In 1911 Mr. Lloyd went to Chile as draughtsman on the Antofagasta and Bolivia Railway.

He was born in 1885.

He was elected a Graduate of the Institution in 1904 and again elected an Associate Member in 1913.

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