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NAPIER APPRENTICES

Acton Apprentices 1945

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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?

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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.

 

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