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Robert Charles Devereux

26 Apr 2019
It is with regret the Old Reptonian Society has been informed of the death of Robert Devereux (H'43)

Robert came to Repron in the depths of the war in 1942, and succeeded in winning a place at Emmanuel College to read Engineering and Law. He served in the Royal Engineers, acheieving the rank of acting Major.

His career was almost entirely with Burroughs Wellcome in Production. He became Chief Engineer in 1958 and served on the Board of the company from 1972 to 1992 when the company was taken over by Glaxo.

He was married to Anna Mary in 1954 and leaves a son and two daughters.”

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