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Victor Charles Douglas Boyd Carpenter

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Victor Charles Douglas Boyd Carpenter (1887-1916)


1916 Obituary [1]

VICTOR CHARLES DOUGLAS BOYD CARPENTER, youngest son of Bishop Boyd Carpenter, was killed in action in France on the 29th August, 1916.

Born on the 17th September, 1887, he obtained varied practical experience with the Sheepscar Foundry, Leeds, Messrs. Sir W. Arrol and Company, Glasgow, and Messrs. Crompton and Company, Chelmsford.

At the outbreak of war he was employed on the staff of the Southern Railway of the United States, and offering his services immediately, be received a commission in the Royal Engineers.

He was elected an Associate Member on the 4th February, 1913.


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