Sheffield Evening Telegraph – Thursday 08 June 1939
Denaby Man Missing from Home
A colliery clerk, Edward Horace Oxley (23), of Braithwell Street, Denaby, a married man with a two-year-old daughter, has been reported to the police as missing from home.
His wife told “The Star” to-day that she thought he might be suffering from loss of memory. Oxley works in the store office of Denaby Main Colliery. “It is the first time he has ever been away from home,” Mrs. Oxley added, “but he can’t have gone far with the small amount of money he carried.”
He had an accident to his spine about 12 months ago when he was a storekeeper at Cadeby Main Colliery.
Oxley, when he left home, was wearing dark grey flannels, a grey sports coat and a green pullover, and he had a sports cycle with him. He is 5ft. 9ins. tall, is of medium build with dark hair, grey eyes and has a pale complexion.