Albert William Sticklen died in Rhodesia in August, 1924.

After receiving his education in England he went to Rhodesia in 1902, where he obtained employment as an amalgamator to a small mining syndicate working the Uloonie Creek mine. In the three following years he worked as a miner and contractor for the Selukwe Gold Mining Co., Southern Rhodesia, and in 1905 he entered the service of the Globe & Phoenix Gold Mining Co., Ltd., at Que Que.

Returning to England in 1909 he took a special course at the Camborne School of Mines, after which he rejoined the staff of the Globe & Phoenix In 1913 he went to the Thistle-Etna Gold Mines, Ltd., at Eiffel Flats, and in 1916 he transferred his services to the Owl mine, Gatooma, with which he was connected until his death.

Mr. Sticklen was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1910.

Vol. 35, Trans I.M.M., 1925-26, pp.449-50

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