William Barratt completed 50 years’ service in 1972 before retirement. He had always been a fitter and had worked for most of his time on Engine Assembly.
William, known as Bill well remembered his old time foreman, Mr. Lenton. Bill had many years experience on the track but liked his later work on the bench under Mr Woodfield.
He received Premium Bonds from the Directors and the Company and as a retirement gift Cliff Rice, shop steward, presented a sum of money from Engine Assembly. Bill intends to stay in Coventry and devote his leisure to his garden.
ARCHIVE : January, 1973