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rockola57
08-06-2009, 07:25 AM
Hi,my dad was a pow,captured in italy i am told.Name James Oconnell from Liverpool,1922-94.Also his brother William was killed aged 23 army dispatch rider in UK,1942/3.Please,does anyone know anything,as my dad would not talk about any of this in later years,thank you.

Mk VII
08-07-2009, 03:00 PM
There's a O'CONNELL, WILLIAM JOSEPH, died 06/05/1943 age 24 and buried in Liverpool, son of Luke and Sarah O'Connell, of Woolton, Liverpool. Does that sound likely?

rockola57
08-08-2009, 03:28 AM
Thank you MKVII,this is my uncle,i am delighted to find this out thanks to you.Is there anyway i can find out more about this,or my father James.All the very best to you,you good man.
Regards Billy.

Mk VII
08-08-2009, 10:25 AM
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