Obituary – Tom Cauldwell

August 1932

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 19 August 1932.

Obituary – Tom Cauldwell

Mr. Tom Cauldwell, of Loversall Street, Denaby Main, died last Thursday, and was buried at Denaby on Tuesday.

He was 72 years old, and served in the Army during the Boer War, and previously in India. At the outbreak of the Great War, he volunteered, although then 51 years old, and served with the Royal Field Artillery for a year and two months.

He came to Denaby 40 years ago, and until three years ago worked at the local collieries. He was a member of the Denaby British Legion and the Denaby Gardening Society.

The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. J. Ellis Robinson, and the chief mourners were: Mrs. Coker (sister), Mr. and Mrs. J. Walker (nephew and niece), Mrs. P. Walker (niece), Messrs. J. and F. Walker (nephews) and Mrs. M. Walker (niece). Others who attended were representative of the Denaby British Legion, members of the Gardening Society, and many friends and neighbours. Among the wreaths was one from the British Legion.

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. E. Downing, Conisboro’.