Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/5/2012

Frank loves Helen: 65 years on, WWII soldier’s love note on a tree is revealed to wife he carved it for

They married in secret a few days before he went to war.

Frank Fearing had no idea if he would ever see young Helen again, but he made her a solemn promise. Everywhere the American GI went with his unit, he would carve their names into a tree.

The first was on Salisbury Plain, where he was stationed before joining the push towards Berlin in the wake of the D-Day invasion. The rest were spread across France and Germany, carved whenever time allowed. for more click here

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