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Bert's Garage

Photo: Graham Wilson   Item #: 414

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Bert's Garage

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  This was taken in 1970. In the picture L to R Me,Danny,Bert (behind pump),Alan & Mick. Danny I am told was a survivor of one or more bayonet charges in the 1st world war. If anyone knows different please comment.  

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Comments by Neil Charnock, 21st March 2014  neilcharnock41@btinternet.com 
Hello Graham,
Great photograph and I am Burt's Grandson and have many happy memories of being at the garage in the holidays through my child hood with my grandad. I have ended up working in the motor industry and must have been Burt's influeance. Have you any more photographs, history or memories you could share.
Hope to hear from you again.
Best regards
Neil Charnock

Comments by Graham, 14th April 2014  
Hello Neil, I\'m sorry but this is the only picture I have of Bert. I once met someone who worked at an engineering company on Coniston Rd Hindley he told me he was a nephew of Berts and that Bert had lived in a nusing home before died. The engineering company has since been demolished with new houses in its place. Regards

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