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THE AIM OF THIS SITE IS TO COLLECT  INFORMATION IN THE FORM OF HISTORY- PERSONAL STORIES- PHOTOGRAPHS- MAPS  TO TELL THE NEXT GENERATION THE WAY WE WERE.

THE AIM OF THIS SITE IS TO COLLECT  INFORMATION IN THE FORM OF HISTORY- PERSONAL STORIES- PHOTOGRAPHS- MAPS  TO TELL THE NEXT GENERATION THE WAY WE WERE.

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A ROW OF SEVEN HEADSTONES MARKING THE GRAVES OF THE SEVEN AIRMEN WHO DIED TOGETHER ON THE 5th SEPTEMBER 1942. JOHN JAMES PARISH'S GRAVE IS THE ONE FAR LEFT OF THE SEVEN AND A CLOSE UP IS SHOW ON THE OTHER PHOTOGRAPH.

WE ARE TRYING to find anyone who may have known the family of Sergeant John James Parish from winson green. John died when his aircraft was shot down over THE Netherlands (Holland) and is buired together with the rest of the crew in A SMALL CEMETERY NEAR THE CRASH SITE. A special commemoration ceremony marking the 75th year of the crash WAS held on the 5th September 2017. we have been asked to try and find ANY OF Johns relatives. WE KNOW JOHN LIVE AT 18 HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD BEFORE JOINING THE RAF.

 18 HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF LATIMER PLACE

 18 HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF LATIMER PLACE

           

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We began on the 20th february 2002 

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