Charlie Rodgers – Paint Shop

Charlie Rodgers (65) maintenance foreman in Paint Shop, Canley, retired after 20 years with Standard Triumph.

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Foreground (L to R) – Mr E K Wadsworth, Mrs Rodgers, Charlie Rodgers, Mr L R Baker

Charlie served in the R.A.F. for six years in the 1939-45 War and on demobilisation joined Daimler in Coventry. In 1952 he joined Triumph as a millwright and was made a foreman in 1959.

Mr L. R. Baker, Chief Works Engineer, presented Charlie with a three seater garden lounger and a sum of money from Maintenance Dept.

Joe Driver, foreman, presented a generous cheque from electricians.

Bill Marshall presented a cheque from Maintenance Grant and Retirement Fund.

Mr E. K. Wadsworth, Works Engineer, presented a bouquet to Mrs Rodgers. Mr and Mrs Rodgers live in Nuneaton, but have a caravan in North Wales.

ARCHIVE: April, 1973