NOSTALGIA: Wartime at the Duke’s School

Joan Shepherd of Amble supplied this photograph which was taken at the Dukes School about 1940. Jim Shepherd is pictured between the two airforce personell and she knows that Cliff Pettit and Ken Usher are on there somewhere.The gentlemn in the centre with a hat in his hand is W.W Wakefield, Director of the ATC. Do you recognise and of the young men on the picture? If so let us know.

Joan Shepherd of Amble supplied this photograph which was taken at the Dukes School about 1940. Jim Shepherd is pictured between the two airforce personell and she knows that Cliff Pettit and Ken Usher are on there somewhere.The gentlemn in the centre with a hat in his hand is W.W Wakefield, Director of the ATC. Do you recognise and of the young men on the picture? If so let us know.

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Joan Shepherd of Amble shared this photograph, which was taken at the Duke’s School, Alnwick, in about 1940.

Her husband, Jim Shepherd, now deceased, is between the two Royal Air Force personnel on the right of the picture.

She knows that Cliff Pettit and Ken Usher are in the line-up somewhere.

The gentleman in the centre with a hat in his hand is WW Wakefield, director of the ATC.

Do you recognise any of the young men on the picture?

If so, let us know by email to ben.oconnell@jpress.co.uk or call 01665 602234.