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

1917 - 1947

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

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Gordon showed me his redundancy notice

that notes his occupation and his exemplary

work and conduct.