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William Henry Bourchier Savile

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William Henry Bourchier Savile (1875-1916)


1916 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM HENRY BOURCHIER SAVILE, born on the 24th April, 1875, was killed in action in France on the 14th August, 1916.

After 3 years as assistant on the staff of the North Eastern Railway Docks Department at Hull, Middlesbrough and the Hartlepools, he returned to Bristol, where he had been trained, and was engaged as assistant to the late Mr. W. W. Squire, M. Inst. C.E., when he received a commission in the Royal Field Artillery, holding the rank of Captain at his death.

He was elected an Associate Member on the 23rd of April, 1901.


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