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John Leonard Vaizey

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John Leonard Vaizey (1871-1896)


1896 Obituary [1]

JOHN LEONARD VAIZEY was born at Halstead, Essex, on 2nd August 1871, and was educated at Harrow School.

In February 1891 he became a pupil of Mr. James Holden at the Stratford locomotive works of the Great Eastern Railway; and in February 1894 was placed on the staff of the principal drawing office.

In September 1895 he was appointed assistant to the locomotive superintendent of the Norwich district.

Whilst engaged in his duties on 29th August 1896, be was caught between the buffers of some wagons which were being shunted in the Norwich yard, and died in a few hours from his injuries, at the age of twenty-five.

He became a Graduate of this Institution in 1891.


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