HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD

HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD September 2017.                                                                        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.

 LtoR THE GRAVES OF THE CREW---JOHN'S GRAVE STONE------                                       18 HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD

HANDSWORTH NEW ROAD 21/09/07
I have stumbled across this web site through doing my family tree I grew up in Handsworth New Road during the 70's oposit the secondary school I remember the prison and All Saints hospital I to went to Foundary Rd school between 1975 and 1980 at the end of Handsworth New Rd stood a church but i dont remember what is was called (Bishop Latimer) I also used to go to Lodge Rd baths (where were they) with the school, this web site has bought back some good memorys thank you for putting it together.
 Cecilia Morrall  Email: celia_morrall@hotmail.com

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