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Leslie Chatfeild-Clarke

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Leslie Chatfeild-Clarke (1865-1928)

1928 Obituary [1]

LESLIE CHATFEILD-CLARKE, M.B.E., was born in 1865, and after leaving school went in 1886 on a voyage to Australia by sailing ship.

On his return he was apprenticed to Messrs. H. Young and Company, iron founders and constructional engineers.

He afterwards obtained an appointment with a firm of railway engineers, but he retired in 1905 and devoted the remainder of his life to public work in the Isle of Wight where he lived.

He became a Graduate of the Institution in 1885 and a Member in 1889. His death occurred on 18th January 1928.

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