Soldier – Leeks P.C. – Wounded and Leg Amputated

May 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 18, 1918

Private P.C. Leeks,

One of the five soldier sons of Mrs Annie Leeks, 53 High House Road, Hillsborough Sheffield, has been severely wounded in recent fighting in France, and it has been necessary to amputate his left leg.

Before enlistment in April 1916 he was employed at the Denaby Main colliery.