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Les Calladine

Ilkeston Mines Rescue - Diaries

Les Calladine started work at Ilkeston Mines Rescue Station on Monday 24th October 1938 on 3 months probation. He had free rent, coal and lighting together with £2.16/- a week, but he had to give his boss 10/- for shoes. On passing his probation period Les received an extra 15/- a week.


References to 'Les' can be found on the
following pages

Diaries Bill and Don
Life on the station Fauld Ordnance Explosion 1944
Long service awards - April 1954 Fauld disaster, commendation
Radio will help mines rescue worker 'Down your Way'