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Mike Weeks (#47007652)
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Jack Davison
Names on your list
I see clearly that you do have Mustin. I though Mustin field is mainside at Pensacola. Moffet was not an aviator although he was an energetic proponent of Naval aviation and opponent of Billy Mitchell. His Wikipedia bio says that he was designated a Naval Aviation observer and shows a pilot's wing among his awards and badges, surely an error as there are distinct observer wings. My nephew, an osprey crew chief, wears them. my brother is an aviator and my sister in law wears miniatures of both wings badges as a pendant.

Added by Jack Davison on May 29, 2015 4:41 PM

Kina Freeland Bryant
Charles and Gertrude
You can do it, I just like taking pictures. Let me know when to move the pictures to the memorials. Kina

Added by Kina Freeland Bryant on Mar 31, 2015 9:11 PM

Kina Freeland Bryant
Charles J Hoffman and Gertrude
Dates for Charles J is 1892-1952

Dates for Gertrude are 8/31/1893- 4/28/1968


No more information was on the Headstone/the card that they keep in the office, for Charles J.



Kina

Added by Kina Freeland Bryant on Mar 31, 2015 1:58 PM

Alice
RE: LT Telford B. Null 51483029
ok. let's leave it.

Added by Alice on Mar 30, 2015 11:58 PM

Kina Freeland Bryant
RE: GERTRUDE HOFFMAN
I have to go back and look up a few more names. I will retake the pictures, they were watering the area where the graves were at. Maybe the pictures will be better. Give me by Saturday to take of this. I don't have my paperwork with the information on me now, but I will email it to you this afternoon and retake the pictures on Saturday.

Kina

Added by Kina Freeland Bryant on Mar 25, 2015 8:40 AM

Kina Freeland Bryant
GERTRUDE HOFFMAN
SORRY THAT WAS GERTRUDE HOFFMAN I BELIEVE NOT MAUDE HOFFMAN. LET ME KNOW

KINA

Added by Kina Freeland Bryant on Mar 22, 2015 10:46 AM

Kina Freeland Bryant
CHARLES HOFFMAN ,MAUDE HOFFMAN
GOOD AFTERNOON, I FOUND ANOTHER CHARLES HOFFMAN AND MAUDE HOFFMAN BURIED NEXT TO THIS CHARLES. SMP ASSISTANT BLIEVES THEY ARE ALL RELATED. I ADDED THE PICTURES, IF THEY ARE NOT RELATED, LET ME KNOW AND I WILL TAKE THE PICTURES OFF. THEY HAVE DATES I THOUGHT YOU COULD USE.

KINA

Added by Kina Freeland Bryant on Mar 22, 2015 10:43 AM

Jack Davison
43761598 LCDR Howard R Garnr
Mike, is he on your list? I met him during the 1930s but do not remember whether or not he was an aviator

Added by Jack Davison on Feb 14, 2015 11:55 AM

Joe Walker
Cmdr Dayton Seiler
Thank you for your Find A Grave entry of Mr. Seiler. He was a very well known political figure in Pasadena, CA in the 1960's and I rented a building where he left a lot of material. Did you know him? Thanks!

Added by Joe Walker on Jan 28, 2015 9:55 AM

R.D. Herring
RE: MAJ R. E DeMers 35411633
Thanks, Mike. That was thoughtful of you.

Semper Fi,
RD

Added by R.D. Herring on Jan 17, 2015 3:11 PM

Cyndy Harrington
Arthur Houghton
Hi Mike! I checked out the update and it looks great! Thanks so much! Great teamwork! Cyndy

Added by Cyndy Harrington on Jan 07, 2015 12:00 PM

Cyndy Harrington
Arthur Reginald Houghton
Hi Mike - Well, I finally found where my grandfather is buried! He is in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Arlington, Mass. I have a picture of his grave. Would you be kind enough to update the info on your post? Am I able to upload the picture to your post or do you have to do it?
Many thanks,
Cyndy Harrington

Added by Cyndy Harrington on Jan 03, 2015 11:42 AM

AZEXPLORER
Capt James Monroe Wharton, memorial 33992596
Hello Mike,

I noticed that you submitted a flower for Capt James Monroe Wharton, memorial 33992596, and on it you posted:

Aviation Cadet J. M. Wharton, USNR, designated Naval Aviator #4925 in 1936. Captain for PanAm.

Did you post that on a flower because the person who manages the memorial did not respond to an edit you sent her, so you posted it as a flower?

The reason I ask is that I have been having serious issues with her responding and posting my edits. Regular edits are not accepted and eventually default to auto-accept in about 3 weeks (21 days), but requests to update their bio data go unanswered. Direct emails sent to her direct email address go unanswered. Messages left on her Find A Grave bio page go unanswered.

I am polite and not rude at all, so have no idea what the problem is. But, this has been going on for months and now I am getting angry.

I have hundreds of edits stacking up for her, awaiting her approval. If she is no longer active, I have asked her to just transfer the memorials to me and I will manage them. SOMEONE has to actively manage the memorials, and if it isn't going to be her, then it needs to be someone who will.

Thanks for your help,

Deb

Added by AZEXPLORER on Jan 02, 2015 8:43 AM

B J
RE: Nielsen family
Mike,

accurate records are important. I was working from old handwritten paperwork and back then so much was written phonetically. Thanks for the corrections.

Added by B J on Nov 07, 2014 10:31 AM

B J
Nielsen family
Mike,

There are five members of the Nielsen family that are together. Bodie is one name and the other four have cremains with him. They are in the garden of devotion; however unable to locate their marker



Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Sep 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116888824

Added by B J on Nov 06, 2014 12:23 PM

Kristi Baker
RE: Ray Walter Brown
Every little bit of information helps. Thank you again!

Added by Kristi Baker on Oct 03, 2014 1:16 PM

Kristi Baker
Ray Walter Brown
Thank you Mike for adding the information to my grandfather's memorial. Was there any other info available? I know very little about my grandfather other than what I have found on Ancestry so anything additional would be wonderful. Thanks again! Kristi

Added by Kristi Baker on Oct 03, 2014 10:31 AM

Jack Davison
Carl Emil Giese
I just noticed and don't know why I declined your suggestion for his birthplace. I will have to ask his son as well as check the records. I think "Scott" was the home in the head of his Lucky Bag bio. I will try Ancestry, too.

Added by Jack Davison on Jul 31, 2014 2:52 PM

Sally Scheer
Jack Derthick
Thanks for the memorial for Jack Derthick of Alpena. He was a favorite almost-relative (his mother married my uncle, second marriage for each) way way long ago. We loved hearing his stories of his childhood and the Navy.

Added by Sally Scheer on Jun 29, 2014 1:29 PM

Jack Davison
ctommelins and souceks
I see that you have recognized the Crommelins among your prewar aviators on their memorials, but not yet the Souceks. Both are great names in USNA history and Naval Aviation. Five Crommelin brothers four of whom were fighter pilots, and four Souceks, two brothers and one cousin test pilots, The other Crommelin brother and another Soucek cousin were surface admirals. All the Souceks were football and lacrosse (almost natural for Oklahomans then) greats.

Added by Jack Davison on May 06, 2014 8:20 AM

Michael Livingston
Robert F. Halladay
Hi Mike,
Can you help me learn where you found the following information on my grade school teacher, Robert F. Halladay? Thanks! Mike
2nd Lt. R. F. Halladay, USNCR, designated Naval Aviator #8851 in 1941.

Added by Michael Livingston on Apr 19, 2014 8:06 PM

Pattie Ford
RE: Dewitt Allen Harrell
Thanks Mike I have updated his memorial.

Pattie

Added by Pattie Ford on Apr 03, 2014 6:29 AM

Pattie Ford
Dewitt Allen Harrell
Mike

I guess I had Dewitt confused with someone else when I said to you that the SSDI was in Marion Co., Florida. It must have been a late night when I did that. So Sorry.

Pattie

PS are you related??

Added by Pattie Ford on Apr 02, 2014 7:41 PM

Pattie Ford
Dewitt Allen Harrell
Hi Mike

Ok I found the Florida State Death Index and have copied and pasted it to his memorial. The county of Dade is not an option for Florida on Find A Grave. Hmm I wonder why.. Check out his memorial and let me know.

Pattie

Added by Pattie Ford on Apr 02, 2014 7:30 PM

Jack Davison
# 65888281CAPT John W Davison
This is my Dad, with the Fighting One Squadron Photo. Many of the pilots' names probably will fit your special interest. Forrest Sherman is not in the photo. I think he was CO later. I think Apollo Soucek, about the middle of the row of pilots, was XO and perhaps acting CO as he is not named as a CO in the pretty good Top Hats history available at Amazon. Ehen Dad and I visited the Naval Aviation display at ths Mal A&S Museum, Dad looked up at the F4B in Top Hats CO's livery (engine cowling completely painted in squadron color, red), he said "Yep, that's Forrest Sherman's plane."Squadron colors today still match those of the 30's which matched hull numbers then. On my Med deplyment in 1957, VF-31 was red, VT-32 was yellow, VA-34 was blue and VA-35, my son was in VA-195, which was also green.

Added by Jack Davison on Mar 03, 2014 5:00 PM

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