Cinderford Mines Rescue team.
No 2 Voluntary Mines Rescue Brigade, Cinderford.
The picture is from around 1925.
Back Row : 1 , 2 Elias Thomas , 3, 4 , 5 .
Front Row : 1 Charlie Thomas (of Lydney Lane Bream), 2 Arthur Bernard Clifford - Mines Rescue manager, 3 William Vaughan (of Bream).
- note the caged bird at the front right held by William Vaughan. William was the "birdman" of the team and was a Deputy/Overman at Princess Royal colliery, Bream.
Thanks also to Clive Vaughan.
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