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Montague George Alfred Humphrey-Moore

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Montague George Alfred Humphrey-Moore (1870-1903)

1903 Obituary [1]

MONTAGUE GEORGE ALFRED HUMPHREY-MOORE was born at Alton, Hants, on 10th November 1870, and was the youngest son of Mr. Arthur H. Moore of Alton.

He was educated at King's College School, London, matriculating into the Engineering Department, where he completed a three years' training.

From 1890 to 1893 he served a pupilage with Messrs. Bramwell and Harris, afterwards becoming one of that firm's assistants.

In 1893 he was appointed fourth engineer and electrician to the Tombacci Societe, and, shortly. after, became the electrical engineer to the Regie Co., when he erected and set to work the first electric lights in Turkey.

On his return to England he was again employed by Messrs. Bramwell and Harris as one of their chief assistants in supervising the erection of various electric light and other undertakings.

In 1896 he was appointed assistant works manager to the British Plate Glass Co., St. Helens;- after erecting new machinery, boilers, etc., he again returned as assistant to Messrs. Bramwell and Harris.

In 1898 he was appointed an assistant engineer to the New River Co.

His death took place. from typhoid fever at his residence in Ealing, London, on 29th January 1903, at the age of thirty-two.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1900.

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