American journalist Jody Dean on mission to solve wartime romantic mystery of why his Texan father James Dean kept 75-year-old Bishop’s Stortford photo of woman named Olive
A passionate secret from the 2nd Entire world War has a son attempting to hook up Bishop’s Stortford to an American soldier from the small Texas city of Tom Bean.
Jody Dean, who has used his 30-12 months occupation performing in Texan television and radio, is on a quest to find out what transpired to “Olive” and why his adoptive father, Staff members Sergeant James Edward Dean, experienced a photo of her.
Jody reported: “My adoptive father, James, died in 1987. When I was sorting out his house, a glance by his Army footlocker exposed a single photo and a small gold ring which resembled a wedding band. Above time the ring has disappeared, but the images that have been with the ring nevertheless keep on being.”
The image has the mark of Ernest Williams, a Bishop’s Stortford photographer in the nineteen thirties and ’40s, and has the