Aireborough Historical Society

AVRO 1941/43



Title
AVRO
Date 1941/43
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
FB487 + FB488 + FB489 & FB490     Donated by Andrew Brown
Comment
Top: On the left is Mark Phin (grandfather of the donor of this image Andrew Brown), the plane is an Avro Hanson Light Bomber.

Upper Middle: A few of the many people who worked at the AVRO factory.

Lower Middle: On the back row, 3rd from the left is Mark Phin, he came from Jedburgh, Gallashields, Scotland.
He was a painter and was sent to work at the AVRO factory, he died in 1973. his grandson Andrew Brown donated this image.

Bottom: A group of people who worked at the AVRO, including some of the many women who contributed massively to the war effort while working there.
 
Ken Cothliff (December 2015)

1.     Top two photos likely to be dated 1945/46 – not wartime as they are civil aircraft. Lower two photos - 1944/45

 

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