M.378   First Officer  Sylvanus 'Syl' Anderton

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b. 21 Jul 1907, Bolton 25 Apr 1941 to 30 Nov 1945 

 ata sylvanus anderton 1938 1938

     

 

prev. A motor trader and motorcycle racer; he and his brother James founded Anderton Bros. Motor Cycles Ltd. in Bolton, Lancashire in 1935.

Served for 6 months in the Civil Air Guard, as a Unit Leader.

Address in 1941: 18 Lever Edge Lane, Great Lever, Bolton


Postings: 3FPP, 14FPP

In September 1944 his CO, Stan Ogden, wrote "Has been a member of this Pool since Dec 1942. He has proved a willing worker. He uses his head as a pilot and does not attempt to fly in weather beyond his capacity. His discipline has been a good example to more junior members of this Pool."


Syl Anderton 1949 1949

from http://triumphtiger100.blogspot.pt/

Wikipedia: "In 1949 he competed in his first Isle of Man TT event with brother James in the pits. He also competed in the Ulster Grand Prix 1949 to 1951."

Owned G-AMZI, a 1953 Auster J-5F Aiglet Trainer.

d. Dec 1983  - Bolton


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