Mexborough & Swinton Times, March 9, 1940
James Flanagan, son of Mrs. Mary Flanagan 72. Furlong Road, Bolton, is 21, and was called up last July. He is a gunner in a searchlight battery and is at present somewhere in France.
Mr. Flanagan is an old Bolton Council School scholar and previous to being in the Army was a plasterer and was employed by Messrs Smickersgill’s, of Wath.