1917 – 1968

SHORTS BOYS | These are the men, women and boys who worked for Short Brothers

GORDON E. HUXTED... As told by him to Liz Walker

Gordon worked for Shorts from January 1940 until 25th. April 1947 at which time he was made redundant as the factory moved to Belfast. He worked as a fitter in No.18 Shop on the Esplanade doing the decks on the Sunderland flying boat and making ‘skeleton’ tank lids.

Gordon showed me his redundancy notice that notes his occupation and his exemplary work
Gordon showed me his redundancy notice that notes his occupation and his exemplary work

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