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Family History Society

John Stockley: ‘Secret War Babes: finding a family’ How DNA changed his life’ and Annual Business Meeting beforehand

Date: 10th February 2024
Time: 14:00
Location: Loders Village Hall
West Dorset Group

John Stockley from Weymouth was the star of a TV programme, ‘Britain’s Secret War Babies’, about children whose fathers were African American GIs stationed here in WW11. Finally a DNA test has changed his life for ever. This is the fascinating story of a mixed race man growing up in the 1950s and his life, until now in his 70s he finally gets to solve the mystery.

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