South Yorkshire Times, August 16th, 1969.
Mr. John Oldfield, B.a. Dip.Ed., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Oldfield, 36, Derry Grove, Thurnscoe, left England on Sunday from Luton Airport to take up a teaching post in Germany, for a two year tour.
After an initial two weeks orientation course, he will take up a post at Rheydt, A former Head Boy of Wath Grammar School. Mr. Oldfield gained his Degree and Diploma of Education from Liverpool and London Universities, studying German, French and economics.
He will be teaching English and, on his return, plans to be a lecturer in the German language.