Where are they now? - Saturday March 2, 2013

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Helping people locate friends and family they’ve lost contact with.

WHITE: Here in Chipperfield, Hertfordshire, we are compiling a book about the 200 people from the village who served in World War 2.

We have traced the majority of them, but after four years, we’re still unable to find a contact for Tony White. Villagers recall that he went to live in Portsmouth after the war.

He was born on 19 December 1924 and lived at 11 Queen Street, Chipperfield with his parents Charles and Ethel.

In 1942, he joined the Royal Navy and continued to visit the village until 1960 when his father died.

We would love to have a photograph of Tony, in uniform if possible, and a few details about his life and war service so that we can compile a short biography.

Any information about possible contacts would be greatly appreciated. Time is running out as the book is nearing completion, but we feel that we have to make one further attempt to find out more about him’

Your help in tracing information about Tony would be very much appreciated by the villagers of Chipperfield.

Mary Nobbs

davidmarynobbs@waitrose.com

JOHNSON: I wonder if I might appeal for help from you readers.

I am trying to trace the family of David Gower Johnson who I believe was born in the 1920s in Portsmouth.

I understand there are some Gower-Johnsons still in the Portsmouth area but have had no luck in contacting them.

If anyone can help would they please contact me.

Bob Hinton

bob@hinton330.fsnet.co.uk

01554 891789

PERRY: I am hoping you can help me to get a message to a Richard Perry who lives in the Portsmouth area.

Every year for the past six years he has been sending a Christmas card to Peter Cash to my address in Draycott.

Unfortunately we are not aware of anyone living here with that name previously and have even asked neighbours if they have any idea who it is and where they have moved to.

I would be grateful if you could put a notice in your paper letting Mr Perry know that he is not being ignored by Mr Cash, or maybe that Mr Cash is thinking he is not receiving cards by Mr Perry.

It is quite obvious that these two gentlemen go back a long way and it would be lovely for them to be in a two way correspondence again.

Rebecca Payne

Attewell Close, Draycott,

Derby

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