1918 - Wombwell Boy Hero

Sheffield Daily Telegraph September 12, 1918

Wombwell Boy Hero

The Wombwell Urban Council decided to recommend to the north of the Royal Humane Society, Ernest Simpson (13), Hawson St, Wombwell, for a gallant rescue from drowning Frank Bassendale (3), of Hawson Street Wombwell on a recent occasion.

Simpson is a scholar of the Park Street School, Wombwell. He learned to swim  in the Wombwell Baths