Arthur Mowbray Jones died suddenly in Johannesburg on January 8th, 1929, at the age of 62.

From 1893 to 1896 he was employed in prospecting work in Western Australia, and up to 1904 held various minor positions on mines in the same state, including 5½ years in the metallurgical department of the Oroya-Brownhill Gold Mining Co.

In 1904, he went to South Africa, where he remained for about four years, as reduction officer, metallurgist, and cyanide manager to various plants. In 1908, he went to West Africa, where he was employed at the Abontiakoon mines, and on Prestea Block ‘A’, until 1910. From that year to 1914 he was metallurgist to Minerals Separation, Ltd., and on the outbreak of war, he obtained a commission in the Gloucestershire Regiment in France. In 1919, he rejoined Minerals Separation, Ltd., and represented them in South Wales, the Gold Coast Colony, and finally in South Africa.

Mr. Jones was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1911, and was transferred to Membership in 1926.

Vol. 39, Trans IMM 1929-30, pp.695-6.

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