Air Raid Precautions post during WWII at Sykes, Horbury



Air Raid Precautions post during WWII at Sykes, Horbury

Image reference: xl04829

Description: A black and white picture from a pamphlet entitled 'Sykes and The War' showing a man fire watching from a look out tower at Sykes Factory in Horbury. Volunteer fire watchers were drawn from the 800 staff at the factory and took it in turns to watch for fires during WWII. Internal Reference: Private Collection

Keywords: Factory, Sporting goods, Indoor views, People, Fire station, War, War work

Place name(s): WF4, Horbury

Date(s): 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945

Date added to archive: 13/05/2003

Original rights: Unknown

Permission rights: Mr R.France/Dunlop Slazenger International Ltd

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

Digital publisher: WMDC, Education and Cultural Services, Libraries and Information Services