Staff Restaurant Branch Events

15 October 2014

Staff Restaurant

Lecture

Speaker Details

Mr Henry Lancaster

"Henry's War" by Mr Henry Shackelton

The talk covers the experiences of a young volunteer during World War II, who aspired to become a Pilot. 

Henry Shackleton gained his Wings and Commission at Cranwell College a week before his 19th birthday, after which he taught others to fly Airspeed Oxfords.  He then flew missions over enemy territories in Halifaxes and Lancasters ultimately being shot down over Berlin.  He then spent over and a half years in Stalag Luft III, Poland.

He is a retired civil engineer having spent his career on projects world-wide as Managing Director.

Location Details

Staff Restaurant