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Charles Roberts D'Esterre

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Charles Roberts D'Esterre (c1876-1943). Early aviator.

c1876 Born

1902 May. Applied for two patents with Charles Stewart Rolls for improvements to engines

1915 Had an astronomical observatory at Tatsfield, Surrey

1920 Listed as a pioneer in Aviation who as a British subject had gained his licence in France [1]

1943 September 12th. Died age 67. Wife of Katherine Cecelia. Of Montpelier Hotel, Budleigh Salterton. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Flight of 22nd July 1930
  2. The Times, Monday, Sep 20, 1943