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This week end, we celebrate Memorial day in the USA.. Many of us on this forum, who no longer live in Brum, but in the USA, have a lot to be thankful for. The many American GIs that died helping us win WW2 THANK YOU AMERICA FOR YOUR HELP
My Dad (God Bless Him) Bert Crump a chain smoker all his life, but still lived to be 81, gave me small alloy, bomb shaped lighter, it is only about 2 1/2" long, I can not find any make or stampings on it, The wheel post seems to come out of the shell I assume to put fluid in it?. Does anyone...
November 23 1940 79 years ago This one got to close for comfort we lived around the corner on Moat Lane Yardley. Could have hit our house a few feet away. Feel lucky this day but sad for those that were not so lucy. That's me 7 years old and my pals by the barrow, Chap on bike worked at BSA...
Re: Some great men of Birmingham..
What about the man I worked for WILLIAM BLOYE THE SCULPTOR his works are carved in stone and cast in bronze all around Brum, I was very lucky to be part of this history of Birmingham, John Crump OldBrit Parker, Co USA
I would like to share an experience that I had yesterday whilst riding my bike on the trails in Parker, Co USA. I stopped at a rest area and a older man was there. We talked about his bike and then he said to me "Are you from England?" Even after these some 50+years my accent is still there. I...
I lived at 126 Moat Lane Yardley in the 40 -50s Next door was the Packwood Family, I am interested in the Names of the Mom Dad and children, I think four Roy,Dennis and twin girls Betty and Joan, Can any one help me locate them, Thanks John Crump