Soldier – Wassell, William – Padre´s Batman (picture)

June 1940

Mexborough & Swinton Times, June 01

Padre´s Batman

The second son of Mr. and Mrs. W Wassell, of 109, Tickhill Street, Denaby Main, Private William Edward Wassell is now serving in France.

He was 21 years a few weeks ago, and has been in the Army about 6 months.

He was attached to the K.O.Y.L.I. but was later transferred to the King´s Own Royal Rifles.

At the moment he is acting as batman to a Padre.

He worked at the Denaby Colliery and was well known in the junior football circles.


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