Mexborough and Swinton Times December 23, 1939
Gunner John Thomas Burns, married, of 59, Herbert Street Mexborough, served in the Great War for four years and Is now serving with an anti-aircraft battery “somewhere in England.”
He was called up on August 24th and previously worked at Denaby Main Colliery.
Gunner James Coley, his brother-In-law, of the same address, is also serving “somewhere in England.” He worked at Yorkshire Main Colliery.
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