David Parfitt was born 1888 in Clutton, Somerset, the son of Abel Parfitt and Martha Challenger. He was a full time soldier in the Royal Artillery and had postings that included France, India and Mesopotamia.
During May of 1944 vehicles of all shapes and sizes started arriving in Gosport, a town on the south coast of England. Everything from tanks to jeeps lined the streets and as they departed for Normandy after the 4th of June, more arrived to replace them, for several weeks. There … Continue reading →