John Eshton Davy & Willie Simons at Lund Tower c1941

With thanks to Yvonne Salt for providing the scan and notes.

John Eshton Davy and Willie Simons

John Eshton Davy (left) with good friend Willie (Bill) Simons near Lund Tower.

Bill subsequently went to Pontefract to work for the war effort in the mines, possibly due to his engineering background. He was tragically killed when the chain on the winch he was operating snapped.