Following the article about early 30/98 Vauxhalls a few issues back, you may be interested in the enclosed photograph, lent to me by a friend, Mrs. J. Callaghan. It shows her father, Wing Commander Mordecai, seated in a racing 30/98, and was taken in May 1916 whilst he was in the RFC, stationed at Brooklands.
Lincoln – P. SIDDALL
(This should interest 30/98 aficionados! The background puzzles me, however, and suggests the picture may not actually have been taken at Brooklands? The “90 h.p.” is also interesting Ed.)
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