Soldier – Pears, Thomas – Prisoner of War

September 1941

Prisoner of War

L/Cpl. Joseph Thomas Pears, of 74, Barnburgh Street, Denaby Main, is now a prisoner of war in Germany, where he has been for the last 15 months.

He was called up with the Territorial Reserve at the outbreak of war and was later transferred to the Royal Engineers. Prior to enlistment he was employed underground at Cadeby Colliery.