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William Michael David Moore

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William Michael David Moore (c1909-1940)

1940 Died. 'The death has occurred in London of Mr. William Michael David Moore, elder son of Canon W. and Mrs. Moore, of the Rectory, Colsterworth. Aged 31 years, Mr. Moore passed away following a brief illness. Born at Wragby, he was educated at Leatherhead school, and received his training as an engineer at the Crystal Palace School of Engineering. He became the pupil of the then chief engineer of the Metropolitan Water Board. Mr. Henry Stilgoe C.B.E.. and for the last 12 years held a post on the Water Board, first in South London, and latterly in the West End district, where his position was one of much responsibility. He married in 1933 Miss Ethel Florence Feldon, of Herne Hill, who survives with a five-years-old son. His death from an attack of virulent influenza, after few days illness, brought to close career of great promise.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Grantham Journal - Friday 23 February 1940