Airman – Sides, William – Birthday on Continent (picture)

April 1945

South Yorkshire Times April 21st 1945

Birthday on Continent

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Cpl Williams Sides (25) is a member of a Typhoon squadrons somewhere in Belgium

He recently celebrated his birthday out there. He went to France shortly after D-Day, and from there went to Belgium.

Writing to his wife, who lives at 42 Maltby Street, Denaby, Conisbrough, he says that things are very difficult to buy, dressing gowns costing as much as £24, although he has managed to send his wife a pair of silk stockings.

Cpl Sides parents reside at 92, Brookfield Avenue Swinton.

Before joining the forces he was employed at Messrs Dale Brown’s limited.