CASE # 624 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

I have been reading your website, “The Missing Parsi” and amazed at how many cases have been solved. I’m not sure how this works but I am trying to track down my cousins Farokh and Firoze Sidhwa (spellings may be incorrect). We last met about 60-70 years ago. My maiden name is Master. Farokh and Firoze are twins and were studying for the priesthood at the Madressa in Andheri. My brothers and I used to visit them over the odd weekend from Malcolm Baug Jogeshwari where I lived with my parents and three brothers, Jal, Cyrus and Firdosh. Farokh and Firoze were the sons of my Virbaiji Fooi. I am told that one is now a surgeon and the other is an engineer, but not too sure about this. I live in Sydney Australia with my family and as I do not have too many cousins from my father’s side I am very eager to touch base with them. If anyone knows of their whereabouts could I please request that they contact me direct on my email address Behroze.bilimoria@gmail.com …..Thank you so much. Kind regards, Behroze Bilimoria, Sydney, Australia.
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CASE # 623 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

Good Morning: I am a friend of Ash Cambetta who recently retired from US Department of Labor. I would like to get in touch with him. My friend at the US Department of Labor, Washington DC for the last 25 years until he retired some four years ago. He became a devout Catholic. He lived in Virginia. His sister also lived there. His mother passed away a few years ago. He was an IAS officer in India before he migrated to USA. He is around 75. Remained single.
Can you help please. We have been friend since a long time. Mohammad Ayub ayubusa@gmail.com Thank you very much Mohammad Ayub.
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CASE # 622 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

Hi Mr Gandi, I came across your em info on the site of missing Parsi. I am looking for a classmate of mine who went to St Joseph’s Convent School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Our graduating year was 1967 but I think he left before then ?? for the UK or elsewhere.
His name:- Jimmy Udwadia. I have no information of family; but do of some classmate-friends also Parsees. Thank you Yours sincerely
Anita Dias ( I am a Goan–I now live in Toronto, Canada) dias_anita@hotmail.com If you have any information, please write directly to dias_anita@hotmail.com and copy AderGandi@Gmail.com so it can be recorded as a solved case. Thank you. Be sure to mention the case #. You can track updates to cases by becoming our Facebook friend athttp://www.facebook.com/people/Missing-Parsi/100002437887842

CASE # 621 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

Dear Ader, My friend Zubin Madon suggested I contact you. I am trying to find out more about my father, Bahman Bhikhaji Italia. Not sure when he was born, but I was born 25th May 1969, to a mixed marriage. My mother was Scottish woman Jessie Moira Evans Italia (born Mackay). My father was probably born before Partition, perhaps in the 40s or 30s. They married on June 27th, 1968. Our home address was 18 Mary Road, Bath Island, Karachi in what was then “West Pakistan.” I believe he was an accountant by profession. My father moved to the UK; I believe in 1977, when Zia came to power. He died in 1980. Anything more you can find out would be helpful to me. I’ve always believed my surname was Italian (which puzzled me). I only recently discovered the Parsi connection, but it fits with many things I remember (esp a tale of the Tower of Silence, which impressed me as a child). Yours, Iona iona.italia@icloud.com If you have any information, please write directly to iona.italia@icloud.com and copy AderGandi@Gmail.com so it can be recorded as a solved case. Thank you. Be sure to mention the case #. You can track updates to cases by becoming our Facebook friend athttp://www.facebook.com/people/Missing-Parsi/100002437887842

CASE # 620 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

Dear Ader, My name is Shweta and I am researching on a documentary which aims to cover topics related to women’s health as covered by magazines over the decades. In this concern I have been trying to locate copies of ‘Trend’ magazine.
The editor of this magazine was Frene Talyarkhan a noted journalist of her time. She is believed to be the first women editor in India and the magazine itself was the first picture magazine. I have contacted all the libraries in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkatta and they don’t have a copy of the same. I was hoping if you could connect me with someone from the Parsi community in Mumbai who could possibly have collected a copy of this magazine or have it in their personal collection or library.
I would he grateful for any help that you could extend me with.
Looking forward to your kind reply. Thanking you. Regards, Shweta Chavan shweta4j@gmail.com If you have any information, please write directly to shweta4j@gmail.com and copy AderGandi@Gmail.com so it can be recorded as a solved case. Thank you. Be sure to mention the case #. You can track updates to cases by becoming our Facebook friend at http://www.facebook.com/people/Missing-Parsi/100002437887842

CASE # 619 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

DEAR ADER: I AM TRYING TO FIND A SCHOOL FRIEND OF MINE FROM WAY BACK IN THE LATE 50’S. HE AND I WERE BOTH AT ST STANISLAUS HIGH SCHOOL IN BANDRA. HE CHANGED SCHOOLS BEFORE DOING HIS SSC AS THE COMMUTE FROM KHAREGHAT COLONY ON HUGHES ROAD WAS LONG AND HE JOINED A GUJURATI SCHOOL NEARER TO HIS PLACE. HIS NAME IS ASPI VESUNA AND HE LIVED WITH HIS MOTHER. HE PLAYED CRICKET FOR OUR SCHOOL AS WELL AS THE ONE HE WENT TO LATER. I MET HIM AGAIN IN 1956 AT THE PARSI CYCLIST CRICKET CLUB IN AZAD MAIDAN WHERE WE BOTH PLAYED AND SPENT TIME IN THE CLUB TENT. I LEFT INDIA IN 1960 AND HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FIND HIM SINCE. HE SHOULD BE 79 YEARS YOUNG TODAY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP. MY EAMIL ADDRESS IS BOMANABQ@AOL.COM AND ASPI KNEW ME AS BOMI IRANI. HAVE A GREAT DAY.
SINCERELY, BOMI. If you have any information, please write directly to BOMANABQ@AOL.COM and copy AderGandi@Gmail.com so it can be recorded as a solved case. Thank you. Be sure to mention the case #. You can track updates to cases by becoming our Facebook friend athttp://www.facebook.com/people/Missing-Parsi/100002437887842

CASE # 618 (Posted November, 15, 2016)

Good evening Mr Gandi,

I found your email address on Missing Parsi.com. and I am hoping you can help me
I am looking for a classmate called Vinaz Irani. She lived at Grant Rd. We finished school in 1974. We were in the ISC section (green uniforms) of the Convent of Jesus & Mary, Clare Rd., Byculla Bombay 400 008. 35 of our classmates are in contact with each other…Vinaz is one of the few that is missing. We would dearly love to locate her. Many thanks, Kind regards, Jolene Warren jolene@ferncrest.co.uk . If you have any information, please write directly to jolene@ferncrest.co.uk and copy AderGandi@Gmail.com so it can be recorded as a solved case. Thank you. Be sure to mention the case #. You can track updates to cases by becoming our Facebook friend athttp://www.facebook.com/people/Missing-Parsi/100002437887842