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  1. castalla

    'Old' Yardley Wood School

    Thank you for that it was just a outside chance, most of theses people are no longer with us i'm afraid
  2. castalla

    Yardley Wood

    Not knowing how old your Mother- in Law is does she remember the Breakwells at number 18 Denis, Gladys and there children Betty, June and David my mom Betty would of been 23 in 1949
  3. castalla

    Scouts Cubs Boys Brigade Girl Guides Brownies

    I used to go to the Scouts in First Farm Drive Castle Brom think it was held in the Firs school, cant remember anything about it now, anybody remember going there ¿ would of been 1964/ 65 ish
  4. castalla

    'Old' Yardley Wood School

    Thank you for that 23 years younger then my mom
  5. castalla

    'Old' Yardley Wood School

    Ivor do you remember my Grandparents by any chance Breakwell (Gladys and Dennis son David, daughters Betty and June) they lived at number 18
  6. castalla

    Cemetery Plot Help

    Was wondering if anybody if they have the time could help me out. I don't live in the UK but when i next come over i want to save sometime. I have found (via City Bereavement Services web page) that some of my relatives are buried in Brandwood Cemetery, i have tried to contact them but have...
  7. castalla

    Erdington Market Closing Down.

    Dont live in Brum for a long time now but sad to see another piece if Historygoing
  8. castalla

    Where did you live

    I also drove the 66 and based at Hockley and the city to Oxhill road route think it was the 76
  9. castalla

    DD Franklin

    Thank you all for your answers thought it was maybe a shop or similar.
  10. castalla

    DD Franklin

    Anybody got any info on DD Franklin Wigorn Road Bearwood, my Grandfather worked there as a French Polisher back in the 20's .Had a look on Google Maps but is all Houses now and no results of the said Company, thank you
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    My Grandad was in the West Riding Regiment and he was from Birmingham
  12. castalla

    The brookhill , alum rock

    This is my Uncle Tim Flynn, about 1961
  13. castalla

    The brookhill , alum rock

    Do you remember my uncle Tim (pierce) Flynn? Used to live over the road from Pub
  14. castalla

    Hodge Hill Girls Grammar School

    When did this school open, was Hodge Hill Mixed open first and anybody know when Thank you
  15. castalla

    Service Numbers

    Thank you will look now
  16. castalla

    Service Numbers

    Thank you for this
  17. castalla

    Service Numbers

    Denis Breakwell
  18. castalla

    Service Numbers

    My Grandfather in WW1 Served in the West Riding Regiment, his service number was 3/22898, would the 3 mean 3 Battalion as there were many Battalions trying to whittle down what Battalion and where he served as there is no other recorded info on him only he served in France and he had dental...
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    Wife just got her fathers service records from when he served in WW2 RAF, having some difficulty understanding abbreviations and Squadrons if anybody can help please Records show some of the things we don't understand sure we will be back for more help please 1942 AC2 /1 AIR CREWMAN 2 /...
  20. castalla

    Anybody Recognise this Uniform / Regiment etc please WW2

    Thought i would put on Army and RAF Threads as one or the other may not know the uniforms