Soldier – Nicholson, George Howard – Cheery Letter Writer

August 1940

Mexborough & Swinton Times August 10

Cheery Letter Writer

Private George Howard Nicholson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Nicholson of Mafeking Cottages, Low Road, Conisborough, was called up in October last year.

He joined the Duke of WellingtonĀ“s Regiment, and is at present serving in one of the outposts.

Before enlistment he was an apprentice joiner at Denaby Colliery. He has had a varied experience since he joined up, and was with a party who were despatched to Norway, but later brought home again.

His letters are very cheery to his parents, and he sends his regards to his fellow workmen at the colliery