Charles Vaughan Anthony died in Liverpool on December 8th, 1941, at the age of 60.

He entered the Camborne School of Mines in 1900, and graduated with the 1st class diploma of the Bronze Medal (2nd prize) in the City and Guilds of London examination on the raising and preparation of ores.

After a brief experience in assaying at the offices of Messrs. Merry & Co., of Swansea, he secured an appointment on the property of the Etruscan Copper Estates, in Tuscany, as assistant to the mill manager on the concentrating plant.

In 1904 he went to Chile, where he was engaged for some months on the survey of the bottom levels of the Dulcinea mine of the Copiapó Mining Co. In 1905 he entered into an engagement as mine manager of the Los Animas Copper Mining and Smelting Co., Chañaral, and was for three years occupied at the company’s deepest and principal producing mines. He then returned to the Copiapó Mining Co., as mine manager at the Dulcinea mine.

During the Great War he received a commission in the Royal Garrison Artillery, and later in the Royal Field Artillery and a Tunnelling Company of the Royal Engineers. In consequence of being attacked by deafness, he was for a short time employed by the Ministry of Munitions, but returned to active service in Egypt as ground engineer in the Royal Flying Corps.

On his return home in 1919 he joined his father’s firm, Henry Bath & Sons, metal brokers, of which he became a director in 1924, and from 1921 he was stationed at the firm’s Liverpool branch, whence he made professional trips to Spain, Sweden and Wales.

Mr. Anthony was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1908 and was transferred to Membership in 1913.

Vol. 52, Trans IMM 1942-43, pp. 391-392

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