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The other side of Frank's form

by Genevieve

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Genevieve
People in story: 
Frank Williams
Location of story: 
UK
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Royal Air Force
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A4567539
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27 July 2005

The reverse of RAF form 656 showing defects and repairs.

The back of RAF form 656 shows damage or defects, repairs, modifications and replacements and inspections and overhauls.

on 27th July, the rear driving shaft was found to be loose - 2 bolts worn through. The wipers were not working, the steering column was loose. There was a problem with the trailer lights as well. Frank corrected all the defects himself as well as carrying out inspections every 500 miles and overhauls at 2000 miles, all recorded on the form.

This story was submitted to the People’s War site by Allan Price of the BBC Radio Shropshire CSV Action Desk on behalf of Frank Williams and has been added to the site with his permission. The author fully understands the site's terms and conditions.

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