Mexborough and Swinton Times October 26 1928
A Goldthorpe Stalwart.
Divisional Instructor for Detroit.
Ambulance officer J. Bolderson (left)
and his son, Pte. Ellis Bolderson.
During the past few years a good number of persons have emigrated from the Goldthorpe district of the Colonies and to foreign countries, but perhaps none will be so widely missed as Mr Jack Bolderson.
Mr Bolderson with his son Ellis, who sailed from Liverpool in the SS “I the “on Saturday for Detroit to join his brother.
In farewell concert took place at the Union Jack Klaus Saturday, nearly 300 friends gathered.
Mr Bolderson came to Goldthorpe from Wigan in December 1910. Shortly afterwards he took his first causing Thursday at Thurnscoe, under Doctor Malcolm. He commenced to be instructed in 1914. Since then many men passed through his hands. He was one of the founders of the Goldthorpe Division, which was formed in 1917, and was then part of the Denaby for training boys..
A little later he decided that, as there was little or no ambulance were taught in the schools, he would from a Cadet Corps for training boys.
A short time after a further step was very informative Barnburgh division, then it was decided to fund Dearne Valley call, which Mr Bolderson was one of the founders