3 thoughts on “Ashmores/Power Gas Apprentice Award Ceremony c1961

  1. The big guy 3rd from the right front-row is Mick Gilhooley, he played in goal for Billingham Synthonia & Shildon, he also played cricket for Norton.

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    • Second from the right front-row looks like Gordon White, both he and Mick Gilhooley I knew very well when we attended Richard Hind school together.

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    • Others in the photo include:
      Calvert, John Preston, Les Hogg, Gordon White and Alan Povey.
      For further reading I will shortly have an article in Remember When in which I trace the origins of this ceremony back to the Great War. It also contains photographs of the girls from 1961. Colin Hatton

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