THE CREW

1943 and circa 1946

By Colin Holden

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'THE CREW' page
Photo: Illustrative image for the 'THE CREW' page
This page was added by Colin Holden on 18/01/2008.
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The 1943 crew left to right---Stan Winter, Harold Moore, Bill Harvey, Steve Holden (my uncle), Dick Sayer, Len Piddlestone (Coxwain), Dick Lower, Bob Holden (my father and Head Launcher),???, Frank Vacher, and Fred Parker.

The 1946 Sunday morning photo back row left to right,???, ???, my dad Bob Holden, Dick Sayer. Front row, ???, ???, Fred Parker, Dick Lower, and his son Bob. Sunday was always a spit polish and natter day, something that I was always involved in from a very young age.

By Colin Holden
On 22/01/2008

From my family records (newspaper cuttings), I believe unnamed crew member is acting assistant motor mechanic J Eager.

By Janis Loose nee Moore
On 02/04/2008

Colin, I am Stephen Holden's Grandson, (my Father is Keith Holden, Stephen's Son) I was wondering if you had any other Photos of Stephen other than the ones on here, as he passed away before I was born, I would love to see any you had

By Neil Holden
On 13/09/2008

Hi I am Donna-Marie and Len Piddlesden was my Grandfather on my Father's side (David his son). Is it possible to have a copy of this photo and any more you have with Len in? Many thanks Dm

By Donna-Marie
On 13/11/2010

Bottom first on the left is my father Stanley Winter.

By John Winter
On 08/10/2016

I can confirm that the unnamed man is Jim Eager (Alfred James Eager) as he was my Grandad. 

 

Many thanks Debbie.   John - Editor

By Debbie Tutt
On 16/11/2018

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