Andy Worrall IEng JP
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Andy Worrall IEng JP

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Andy J. Worrall IEng JP
Born 1950s.
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Married Carol E Withy on 30 Mar 1974 at Thurstaston Church[1]


Child: Toni Elizabeth Worrall[2]
Child: Graeme Richard Worrall[3]

Early Life

Lived in Meols, Wirral. Attended Minto House School between 1955 and 1957. Went to Kingsmead School between 1957 and 1963. Then went to Pershore House School between 1963 and 1967.


Started a 4 year apprenticeship as an Aircraft Navigational Instrument Maker at 30 Maintenance Unit, RAF Sealand, in September 1967, and attended Flint Technical College (1967 - 1968) and then Chester College.

From 11 September 1971 to 31 March 1975: Aircraft Navigational Instrument Maker at 30 MU, RAF Sealand, Clwyd. From 1 April 1975 to 2 September 1979: Work Study Officer (PTO IV) at 30 MU RAF Sealand, Clwyd. Responsible for design, maintenance and monitoring of Productivity Schemes, From 3 September 1979 to 1 April 1984: Work Study Team Leader (PTO III), RAF Special Signals Unit, Woolwich. Responsible for maintenance and monitoring of Productivity Schemes, covering Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering and Support areas of work. From 2 April 1984 to 7 May 1985: Technical Support Cell, Woolwich (HPTO). Responsible for management of a section providing specialist support services to DPEE Proof Test Ranges, covering safety systems and procedures, instrumentation and computerised measurement systems. Other areas of responsibility included design, development, procurement, installation, testing and calibration of apparatus for the proof testing of Air Stores and associated weapons and safety interlock systems and representing MOD on BSI Security Glazing Committees. From 8 May 1985 to 27 October 1991: Head of Unit Management Services, Budget and Civil Administration at RAF Special Signals Unit, Woolwich (HPTO). Responsible for management of a section covering Productivity Schemes, Work/Method Study, Finance & Budgets, Costing and Civilian Administration. Responsibilities also included IT systems manager for all administrative ADP. From 28 October 1991 to 21 June 1992: ILS Development Team member, responsible for formulation and development of MOD (Army) policy and Guidance related to the introduction of ILS. From 22 June 1992 to 31 March 1996: Head of Land Systems ILS Project Office (SPTO), responsible for management of the ILS Project Office, providing ILS Management facilities for Land Systems minor projects. In addition, ILS Manager for several ILS programmes. From 1 April 1996 to 12 December 1999: Head of Land Systems ILS Development Team, providing guidance on the application of CALS & ILS to ILS Managers and forming the Land Systems focal point for development of ILS policy. Responsibilities included membership of Def Stan 00-60 management committees and work on ISO TC184/SC4 Wg3 T8, STEP (ISO 10303) for Product Life Cycle Support. From 13 December 1999 to 31 December 2002: Responsible, within DLO HQ (Directorate of Defence Logistics) for management of a team tasked with the development & maintenance of methods to communicate Def Stan 00-60 use across the MOD and Industry. Work included development of: AMS ILS content; Def Stan 00-60 LSA tasks & data applications; work breakdown; and tailoring methodology. This work included a period (7 August 2000 to 1 January 2001) as Head of MOD's ILS Policy. From 1 January 2003 to 2005: Responsible for UK MOD ILS Policy, within the MOD Corporate Technical Services ILS Head of Specialisation. Areas of responsibility included the maintenance and development of standards for ILS (including Defence Standard 00-60), development and publication of MOD guidance on ILS, provision of the MOD ILS Help Desk, membership of the NATO AC327(b) working group and development of the MOD ILS Web pages. During this period, I also provided ILS Management support to the NATO theatre wide ballistic defence programme. From 2005, until retirement in 2011, ILS Manager for the Mobility Integrated Project Team, in the Defence Procurement Agency (DPA) at Abbey Wood, Bristol, UK.


  1. First hand knowledge from Andy Worrall on his family tree website
  2. As above
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WikiTree profile Worrall-109 initially created on 16 Dec 2012 by Chris Orme and then merged through the import of Worrall_Tree1 26122012.ged on 27 Dec 2012 by Andrew Worrall. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Andrew and others.

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I've modified the profiles of James Stankley snr. (Stankley-31) and James Stankley jnr. (Stankley-38). Have a look at them and let me know if you spot any problems.

Regards, Alan W

posted by Alan White
I was going to edit the WikiTree profile of James Stankley (b. 1803, Stankley-38) but I thought I ought to contact you first.

I would like to change the year-of-birth of that James Stankley from 1803 to 1812 and change his mother from Ann Jackson to Margaret Dakers. Here's why. I have reasons to believe that:

– James Stankley (his father) was born in 1768. – He married Ann Jackson in 1792. – Their 3rd son, James, was born in 1803 and died 2 years later in 1805. – They had another son, also James, who was born in 1806 and died 3 weeks later. – His mother, Ann née Jackson died also in 1806. – James Stankley (the father) took a second wife, Margaret Dakers of Houghton le Spring, in 1807. – They had a son, James, in 1812, who went on to be an engineman and to marry and have kids. – James (the father) died in 1841 and Margaret died in 1847. – James (the surviving son) died by drowning off Whitley (Bay) in 1847.

So four James Stankleys!

James (the son) had a daughter Elizabeth, whose surname morphed from Stankley to Stanley (dropping the "k"), who is my great-grandmother. So James (the son) is my g-g-grandfather and James (the father) is my g-g-g-grandfather – assuming I've got it right.

You may disagree with the above. I will not make any changes if you don't want me to.

Best regards, Alan W

posted by Alan White

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