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Billy M. Brown (#46859520)
 member for 9 years, 8 months, 12 days
Shellie Wilson-Verissimo
Incorrect Photo
Hello, I have been on several websites honoring veterans (together we serve, find a grave etc) and have found this incorrect photo listed under my father's name. How did this happen and how do I correct it? Thank you, Shellie

Added by Shellie Wilson-Verissimo on Apr 16, 2016 4:04 PM

Daniel Maxville
how much info does anyone have on this soldier reason I ask is I was adopted at 5 my birth name is Daniel lee fields and trying to do family tree and looks exactly like me and I was born in Colorado.

Added by Daniel Maxville on Apr 13, 2016 2:34 PM

Can you correct spelling
1956 USMA Graudate

for Find A Grave Memorial# 124584282
Thank you.

Added by SLGMSD on Mar 02, 2016 9:25 AM

RE: Cpt Bill Pete Pfeifer
There is a lot of information to read through and you have a long list - don't worry about it.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 29, 2016 3:54 PM

CPT Bill Pete Pfeifer
Find A Grave Memorial# 126246941

Two items:
First - your edit:

will be declined as his stone has Captain as his rank.

Second - your flower/note is incorrect as to the cause of death:

Died in a training accident while parachuting. His main did not open and his reserve became entangled.
- Billy M. Brown

He died from a rare cancer at Walter Reed Hospital.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 29, 2016 12:19 PM

RE: O'Connor, Mortimer Lenane
Thanks for the additional information - unfortunately, this family tree has major errors. The dates of death for Richard and Theresa are incorrect. Richard never served in the military although four of his sons did. I found Richard's obituary in the New York Times which listed the correct date and place of death as well as the cemetery in which he is interred.

Therefore, as the tree has major errors I will need to verify any information from it before I add it to memorials for the O'Connor family.

Thank you for your help.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 26, 2016 8:57 AM

LTC Mortimer L. O'Connor
Find A Grave Memorial# 125024058

Thanks for your note. I have linked him to his parents. His grandfather, Richard, was from Ireland and became a New York City Police Inspector. Four of Richard's sons were USMA graduates and his daughter married a USMA graduate. I have requested links for all. Two of Mort's uncles are interred in the USMA Post Cemetery.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 26, 2016 12:27 AM

Julia G
RE: Double Pictures
Thank you for letting know it uploaded twice.

Added by Julia G on Feb 21, 2016 5:33 PM

USMA photos
If you want to use the photos contact JuliaG who is the photographer for permission. She is always very helpful.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 21, 2016 1:18 PM

Vietnam research
Another good source would be databases at the public library. If you have a city AND county library - check both. Sometimes they split subscriptions. For instance my county library has Newspaperarchive while my city library has GenealogyBank.

You can usually log on with your library card number and pin. Go to Databases.

Look for GenealogyBank; and; New York Times (historical); Newsbank.

You can use these databases to look up articles regarding Vietnam casualties. Sometimes there are more current news articles regarding the remains of MIA or KIA personnel in the 1980s and after.

Some of these articles do have photographs. You might be able to contact the newspaper to see if the original photograph is still in their archives to obtain a copy.

Google has also scanned many newspapers and you can search them here:

Search engines are also helpful as sometimes family members post information on line or obituaries of parents mention service members who died in Vietnam.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 21, 2016 1:15 PM

Photos at USMA post cemetery - Vietnam
If you are interested:










Added by SLGMSD on Feb 21, 2016 1:07 PM

Photo Requests
If you could submit one for:

Find A Grave Memorial# 126264061

Thank you.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 20, 2016 12:36 PM

Vietnam and USMA Post Cemetery
If you have photo requests available could you request photos for the individuals for which you are submitting edits? There are several volunteers who photograph requests at the post cemetery.

I have submitted photo requests for several of the memorial pages you have sent edits for, but I am now out of photo requests.

Thanks for your help.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 19, 2016 12:24 PM

RE: Maj Kenneth Joseph Yonan
Thanks for your response. I found a database for Chicago births, but it was only through 1935.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 17, 2016 3:38 PM

Maj Kenneth Joseph Yonan
Find A Grave Memorial# 126491258

Your edit:
Birth Place:
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Can you please direct me to a source that will confirm the place of birth? Thank you for your help.

Added by SLGMSD on Feb 15, 2016 3:29 PM

104693899 Brent Bertsch
I added headstone photo

Added by LyndaB on Feb 08, 2016 9:50 AM

Hub Hubble
I would like to use the photo of Dan Robert Hubbell in the forth coming History of the Hubbell Family
Hilbert Hubble

Added by Hub Hubble on Jan 24, 2016 11:12 AM

Ralph Gladden
Thank you for mom's link,it has been added.

Added by LADONNA GREER COLLETT on Jan 07, 2016 8:07 PM

Erika Smesny Krigar
Thank You
Thank you for all you do and for contributing to my Great Uncle PFC Larry Wayne Martin's page.

Added by Erika Smesny Krigar on Jan 06, 2016 12:58 PM

Sgt Gendron
Hi Bill,
Thanks for his gravestone photo.

Added by Tony on Dec 15, 2015 12:21 PM

Joe Leong
SP4 Vince Lew
Left more VN In country photos for SPC Lew. lmk when you see them. Joe

Added by Joe Leong on Dec 11, 2015 5:30 PM

Thomas Clark
Wilbert A Ellison KIA
Dear Mr. Brown,

I have just posted a picture of Wilbert on the VVMF site and on find a grave. I have more info. on him and how he died. I may also have one more photo of him in color. Please contact me if interested,

Tom Clark

Added by Thomas Clark on Nov 30, 2015 5:23 AM

Laura Kessler Hershey
Joseph Beck # 121933245
I meant no harm in posting his accomplishments. I was excited to see this for him. I just wanted to honor my cousin. I deleted what you requested.

Added by Laura Kessler Hershey on Nov 15, 2015 12:09 PM

Judy Clayton Hagberg
RE: Leslie Allan Davis
Nice to hear from you, Billy. I am very surprised he did not receive a purple heart for his injuries during the Vietnam War. He stayed with us before deploying to Vietnam with his friend named Wayne. Leslie's maternal grandmother and my maternal grandmother were sisters. My mom and his mom-1st cousins. I visited Morea and Gene (and kids) in Odessa a few times with my parents, also they would come and visit my grandmother and the rest of the family a few times here in California. Gene was a hoot! He would tell stories about him "throwing his voice" and causing laughable situations. Morea was a dear and very close to my late older aunt, Frances. I was so sorry to find out Leslie had passed away. Thank you for updated his memorial.

Added by Judy Clayton Hagberg on Nov 01, 2015 5:33 PM

lato sensu
latosensu is now at
I have obtained permission to utilize some of their material. That permission, however, is limited and does not give other contributors the permission to copy and use that material without obtaining authorization from

I see you have sent yahoo a couple - say again to juno. Coz was in the Navy before going Army. Was in Nam same time Mr. G was. I was anchored outer anchorage Da Nang watching the 50's red tracers flying through the night air.

Added by lato sensu on Oct 24, 2015 1:37 PM


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