Comforts Fund

November 1941

South Yorkshire Times, November 15, 1941.

Comforts fund.

The treasurer of the local Comforts Formed, Mr R.W Burch, as this week received two interesting communication from local men in the forces.

The first came from. Gunner W.Roesch, formerly of 5 Denaby Avenue The Conisbrough man is now serving abroad.

Rush says. “I would be very grateful if you would pass on my vests thanks to residents of Conisbrough and Denaby Main for the gift from the Comforts. each week I received the “South Yorkshire Times” and I can see they are doing their bit for the war effort magnificently, and I hope they will continue. You can let all my old mates know I am still okay. Isend my best wishes to everyone at home.”

The second communication come from Ronald Alwyn V Taylor, son of Mr and Mrs Taylor, of the Castle Inn, who was formerly a driver in the R.A.S.C. and is now a prisoner of war. Taylor, writing from the Fonte D’Amore Camp, Sulmona (Aquilla), Italy, thanks the Comforts Form they can give and says that every little helps to make things easier. His card is dated October 8, and came by airmail from Lisbon.