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Ronald Edward Wilson

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Ronald Edward Wilson (1885-1916)

1916 Obituary [1]

RONALD EDWARD WILSON, B.A. (Cantab.), born at Saltburn, Yorks, on the 8th May, 1885, was killed in action in East Africa on the 11th March, 1916.

After gaining practical experience at the Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, and serving on the staff of the North Eastern Railway, both in the Docks department and on the Permanent-way staff, he obtained in 1912 an appointment as Assistant Engineer with the Bombay Port Trust.

On the outbreak of war he joined the Bombay Volunteer Rifles, later receiving a commission.

Mr. Wilson was elected an Associate Member on the 3rd December, 1912.

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