Like all great Companies of the time D. Napier & Son Ltd took on apprentices. Napier's engineering apprentice scheme was reputedly second-to-none. Apprentices going through the various schemes came out with superb skills and qulifications which stood them in good stead for the rest of their working life.
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DNS had apprentice schools at all of its major sights - Acton, Luton and Liverpool.
People we know:
Back row: Fourth from the left: Doug Larsson (aged 16); Fourth from the right: Davies ? (Main machine shop Managers son); Second from the right: Warrener ? (left to join the armed forces) .
Middle row Fourth from the right: Walter (Wally) Hollis; Far right: Calder
Front row L-R Far left sitting: Ron Sitton; Centre: Ted Shaylor & Parker apprentice supervisor.
PHOTO : Napier Acton Apprentice Training School, Acton 4
Here are the Napier Acton Apprentices January - June 1945
Do you recognise any of the faces here?