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Captain Charles Kenelm Digby Jones

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Fellowship details: No.4328, elected 24 April 1901.

Died: 25 September 1918.

Biography:

Charles Kenelm Digby Jones, the eldest son of Charles Digby Jones of Edinburgh, was a mining engineer by profession, who had trained at the Royal College of Science and had been attached to the N W Survey, Canada, before he joined the Society in April 1901. In the decade prior to the outbreak of the First World War, Jones was employed by the Jumbo Gold-Mining Company Ltd, Rhodesia. 

A captain in the Royal Engineers, he died of heart failure and meningitis following influenza, contracted on active service in Siberia, on 25 September 1918.

Bibliography:

  • Obituary, ‘The Times’, 18 Nov 1918.
  • Obituary, ‘Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society’, vol 75 (1919), Proceedings p lii.


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