Jim Purcell
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(11 Oct 09, 4:02 PM)jarraman Wrote:  Did Phil have a son Brian and 3 daughters?
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#32
Just come across this In Shield's Gazette..

JARRA Jim is set to star in a television show which champions his generation.


Jim Purcell features in the documentary, which is the centrepiece of a BBC2 season marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War.

This will be televised Friday May 8th....
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#33
Thanks for letting us know Fisherman I will make a note of that and watch it.
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(28 Apr 15, 8:48 AM)fisherman Wrote:  Just come across this In Shield's Gazette..

JARRA Jim is set to star in a television show which champions his generation.


Jim Purcell features in the documentary, which is the centrepiece of a BBC2 season marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War.

This will be televised Friday May 8th....

And here's the man himself..I took this photo In 2012  at the rear of Jarrow Cemetery...


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#35
A fitting accolade to Jim. I'll be sure to watch or record it. Thanks for the information.
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(28 Apr 15, 8:48 AM)fisherman Wrote:  Just come across this In Shield's Gazette..

JARRA Jim is set to star in a television show which champions his generation.


Jim Purcell features in the documentary, which is the centrepiece of a BBC2 season marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War.

This will be televised Friday May 8th....

Just an update on this programme...It's going to be televised at 9.pm.
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#37
Just a reminder....Britains Greatest Generation.....B.B.C  2  Tonight 9 p.m.
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#38
Cheers Sid.  Just phoned Brian his nephew in Lancashire. He never knew about the programme.  He sends his regards.
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