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Mexboro’ and Dearne A.R.P. Workers Tackle “Paper” Incidents.

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 06 January 1940 “Leaflet" Raid With A Difference Mexboro' and Dearne A.R.P. Workers Tackle "Paper" Incidents. An A.R.P. control room...

Nazi Air Force’s Busy Day – Planes Over British Coast

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 Nazi Air Force's Busy Day             Planes Over British Coast Soon Driven Off : No Bombs Dropped Italian Volunteers...

Sailor – Mawson, Robert Frank – The Office to Ship

January 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 20, 1940 The Office to Ship Robert Frank Mawson (18), son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mawson, of Highgate Lane. Bolton,...

Soldier – Unwin, George Cyril – Bolton R.A.F “Veteran”

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 Bolton R.A.F "Veteran" Flight Sergeant George Cecil Unwin (26), son of Mr. and Mrs. George Unwin, 19,...

Soldier – Cooke, Frank – Among Pals

January 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 20, 1940 Among Pals Frank Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Cook, of 122, Furlong Road, Bolton, had been in...

Soldier – Henshaw, Clarence & Victor – Comfortable and Happy

January 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 20, 1940 Comfortable and Happy Clarence Henshaw (23). and Victor Henshaw (18) 'are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Renshaw,...

Soldiers – Sissons, Edward & George – Active Service

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 06 January 1940 Service Snaps Private Edward Sissons, of Bolton, on active service in this country, has been in the...

South Africa and the War – Bolton Man’s Letter Attitude of the Afrikaaner

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 06 January 1940 South Africa and the War Bolton Man's Letter Attitude of the Afrikaaner A former Bolton man,...

Soldier – Stuart, Charles – 15 Army Years

February 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 17 February 1940 Service Snaps Sergeant Instructor Charles Stuart, of 127, Furlong Road, Bolton, is an old Boltonian and has...

Editorial – The Nelson Touch (video)

22 February 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 24 February 1940 The Nelson Touch The latest exploit of the British Navy rounds off the story of the...