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Ronald Carlisle

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Ronald Carlisle (1890-1933)

1933 Obituary [1]

RONALD CARLISLE, M.C., was one of the last members of the British Forces to leave Gallipoli in the evacuation during the War.

He was born at Liverpool in 1890 and educated at Marlborough College and at King's College, London.

In 1910 he served a short apprenticeship with Messrs. Fawcett, Preston and Company, of Liverpool. A year later he went to Argentina as an apprentice at the La Corona sugar factory at Tucuman, and was subsequently appointed second engineer.

At the outbreak of the War he returned to England and obtained a commission. During his military service he was mentioned in dispatches and gained the M.C. He was invalided out of the Army in 1916 and in November of that year he returned to Tucuman as chief engineer of the La Corona sugar factory.

In 1923 he joined the Forestal Land Timber and Railways Company, Santa Fe, and was placed in charge of the reorganization of tannin factories and the control of all locomotives and rolling stock.

In 1930 Mr. Carlisle was appointed technical representative in the Argentine for Messrs. Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Company and held this appointment at the time of his death, which occurred on 6th April 1933, in his forty-second year, at Minehead, Somerset.

He had been an Associate Member of the Institution since 1927.

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