and bagpiper Hugh McKinley taught German, Italian and Japanese code-breaking to troops and was a hero of Bletchley Park, Britain's secret wartime communications-busting centre.
Barry Dock News, 5 Dec 1919] Philip Adams and Leslie Evans were almost certainly part of the group of local scouts being trained as signallers
One of the most crucial aspects is in communication between driver and signaller
and Network Rail has reached the halfway point in trials of a system that will provide a secure means of driver-to-signaller
communication across Britain for the first time.
Geraint was subjected to a vile torrent of sexual demands by the captain who had caught the young signaller
on the base after "lights out" last summer.
One of the young signallers
had a splinter clean through the shoulder high up, and the other was hit in the muscle of his left arm.
The farmer had appointed a contractor to carry out the harvesting operation, and an attendant had been provided at the crossing to phone the signaller
and operate the gates.
The union propose that shifts be lengthened to 12 hours but that signallers
work fewer days.
EXTRACTS FROM THE MEMOIRS I was walking through the streets of Newcastle with my wife, when I saw one of our Headquarters' Signallers
coming towards us, we met and shook hands.
Last week Network Rail said less than a quarter of its signallers
had voted to strike.
It remains the case that Network Rail, in a drive to slash 21% from their budget, want to axe 1,500 maintenance posts, lump maintenance functions on to over-worked signallers
, rip up agreements and impose changes that will quite clearly undermine safety.
I believe the poor standard of signaller
would have resulted in poor performance and disciplinaries if that had been our members working.
The Rail Maritime and Transport union said a 24-hour walkout by 50 signallers
in the Lincoln area will go ahead tomorrow, while hundreds more workers along the East Coast Main Line will now vote on whether to take industrial action.