Raymond Dunckley Douglas

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Raymond Dunckley Douglas was, probably, born in Co. Longford, Ireland in 1893.

He was a member of the Office Training Corps of the University of London

He was a student at the Camborne School of Mines up to the outbreak of War. He received a commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers and was successively attached to the 185th Tunnelling Company and the 290th A.T. Company(1) with the Army in France. On the conclusion of the Armistice he obtained an appointment with the Burma Ruby Mines, Ltd., at Moyok.

Mr. Douglas was admitted to Studentship of the Institution (of mining and metalurgy) in 1912.

Raymond Dunckley Douglas died of pneumonia at the Burma ruby mines on 27th December 1920, aged 27 years.

Notes:
1.  Probably 290th (Staffordshire) Army Troops Company


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