Ericssons Strowger Group Reunion - ? late 1990s

Strowger Group A reunion of a team responsible for supporting Strowger technology at Ericsson Telephones, Beeston.
Strowger was an electro-mechanical switching system used in telephone exchanges up to the 1980s.
A Strowger unit can be seen, being held in the foregound by Eric Thompson. Standing third left (with the white polo-neck top) is Eric Raper

Photo kindly supplied by Julia Powell, whose father, Peter d'Auvergne, is seated at the back, far left.
Peter was Business Engineering Projects Manager when he retired in 1981.

Thanks to Martin Shaw for identifying Eric Thompson and Eric Raper.

Any further information about the occasion or the names of those shown would be most welcome

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