Mexborough and Swinton Times June 9, 1917
Honour for Stretcher Bearer
Seaman W Leeson
was presented on May 3, 1917, with the Military Medal for bravery in the field, where he acted as a stretcher bearer.
Before enlistment on September 5, 1914, he was employed at Darfield Main Colliery.
He was in the thick of the fighting in the Gallipoli campaign, and is now serving in France.
He is 27, and his home is at 20, Darfield Main