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Fountain Okey Colborne Nash

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Major Fountain Okey Colborne Nash ( -1915)

1916 Obituary [1]

Major FOUNTAIN OKEY COLBORNE NASH was killed in action near Ypres on the 27th April, 1915.

Trained under Mr. D. J. Ebbetts, Engineer to the Acton Urban District Council, he was subsequently employed in the engineering departments of Hertford and Rochdale, as surveyor and water engineer of Cockermouth, as assistant to the City Engineer of Newcastle-on-Tyne, and as chief town-planning assistant to the City Engineer of Birmingham.

He obtained his commission in 1906 and transferred in 1908 to the 5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, with which he crossed to France in April, 1915.

Major Nash was elected an Associate Member on the 15th April, 1904.

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