War baby found by American family

Honiton man introduced to family he never knew he had.

A Honiton man who grew up never knowing his American father is today embracing a whole new family.

The retired train driver has been ‘found’ by his three step-sisters and a step brother.

Their father died over 20 years ago. He served with the US Navy’s Seabees at Dunkeswell in the Second World War, but his marriage to a Honiton girl was short-lived.

Full exclusive story only in tomorrow’s Midweek Herald.


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