O.S. Nock"s Railway reminiscences of the interwar years by O. S. Nock

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Other titlesRailway reminiscences of the interwar years.
StatementOswald Stevens Nock.
LC ClassificationsTF57 .N643
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL3799222M
ISBN 100711010420
LC Control Number81103217

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Biography. Oswald Stevens Nock was born 21 January in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, the son of a bank employee, Samuel James Nock, and a schoolteacher Rose Amy née early childhood Nock's father became manager of a bank branch in Reading; O.S. Nock was subsequently educated at Marlborough House, and Reading the family moved to Barrow in Furness in he Born: 21 JanuarySutton Coldfield.

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