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Soldier – Wood, Joseph – An Earlier Rehearsal

November 1939

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 18 November 1939

An Earlier Rehearsal

A Bolton-on-Dearne soldier who took part in the Leeds tattoo earlier this year, Mr. Joseph Wood, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wood, 71, Ingsfield Lane, is now serving with the Forces abroad.

He joined his regiment in July, 1938.

Born in Mexborough, he attended Schofield Street School, and as a boy took an. enthusiastic interest in swimming, passing the County Council certificate tests.

A letter reporting “everything O.K.” was received this week.