Yarnold, Dave Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Yarwood, Bill Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Engineering Dept. Fletch North.
Chief ‘checker’ for the chassis D.O
Emigrated to Australia late sixties/early seventies
Chief Test DriverSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
AccountsSubmitted by: Tom Braund
Yeates, E R Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Director and General Manager 1968
Forward Radiator, Bordesley Green later Triumph Motors
Yeo, ArthurSubmitted by: Pete Davis Yeomans, David Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Junior Apprentice 1968, Tinsmiths
Young, CyrilSubmitted by: David Mileham Young, Dennis
My grandad worked there from the age of 14 (about 1939), but signed up to the navy aged 15 (after lying about his age!) and returned to work here after the war (1945/46) as jobs were kept open. Worked here until everyone was made redundant. He worked on both Standard and Standard Triumph, and I think he worked in the gear box room.Submitted by: Kayleigh Thomson
Rover Triumph projects director.
After the war, he took up a post with Standard and by 1971, had become manufacturing manager for the Canley, Tile Hill and Radford plants, responsible for more than 10,000 staff.
Responsible for planning and executing the relocation of TR7 production from Speke in Liverpool to Coventry before taking early retirement in 1980. Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Submit a nameTo add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link above. Young, JSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Young, J
Apprentice 1962Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Young, J (Mrs)
It certainly was a great firm to work for. Sir John Black was a frequent visitor to our office, and I typed the letter thanking him for the bonus we received in respect to the profits the firm made during the year.Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Apprentice chef, c1964. Son of Cyril Young, company Safety Officer.
MoreSubmitted by: David Mileham
Young, Joseph Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Finishing Dept. Pre war, pre 1940
Young, SteveSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Younger, Tim
Body SectionSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Archive
Younger, V A
Body Shop Superintendent 1955Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
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Arthur Oldroyd – Tinsmith
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Allesley Stalwarts Retiring
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