Aireborough Historical Society

AVRO Military Personnel 1939-45

AVRO Military Personnel, Yeadon. 1939-45
AVRO Military Personnel, Yeadon. 1939-45
Title
AVRO Military Personnel
Date 1939-45
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
D228 + D229 + D232 & D235     Donated by Colleen Boulton
Comment
Top: On the back row 1st left is Frank Bland (uncle of the donor of the image Colleen Boulton), front row 1st left is Mary Bland nee Eccles, she is thought to have been in the ATS.

Upper Middle: Group of service personnel, the man on the right is Frank Bland, uncle of the donor of the image Colleen Boulton.

Lower Middle: The girl in the white overall is Mary Bland, during the 2nd World War men of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1st-6th Battalion were stationed at the airport on defence duty.
Anti-aircraft guns were positioned at various strategic points in the area.
On the reverse of this photo are the names Frank    Danny    Mary     Harold     Jim

Bottom: A group of 4 military personnel pose for the camera, members of the Army and Air Force were stationed at the airport during the war.


 

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