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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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Bio Photo      I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!


If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."


Also note from FAG rules:

"No photos of obituary's are allowed, No bio's in flower sections are allowed. The record added to the right cemetery first may stay and the burial unknown will be deleted regardless of the dates.


     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...


     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.


     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.


It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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John Donne
RE: AMM2 Carl Louis Morgan
Hi Russ, Glad that I could find a picture and that squib on him. It's very sad what happened to that 8 man crew and 3 or 4 passengers on that PBY. Here's a link to the story. Only the pilot survived. Three apparently died the night of the crash, and the rest were killed or executed at the notorious Japanese prison camp at Rabaul. Have a good week, my friend, JD
Added by John Donne on May 04, 2015 8:16 AM
Kevin Major
SGT George A. Patten
Hi Russ, I have been researching SGT George A. Patten (KIA 2/21/45) and see that you listed him as 'buried' in Sandown, NH. There is a head stone for him there but the trustees said that there is no record of him actually being buried there. Do you have any information indicating his burial location?
PS: you do a great job compiling WWII data!
Added by Kevin Major on May 03, 2015 7:34 AM
Joseph D'Amico
Good morning Russ:
I actually went to school here with a nephew of his. Throughout high school he always spelled his name with the apostrophe after the D. I realize after viewing his obituary and the grave marker that the apostrophe was omitted. I haven't spoken to his nephew since high school 44 years ago and have no way to contact him. My suggestion would be to leave both memorials in place that way someone can find him if they spell it either way and he won't be overlooked? I'd like to hear your perspective on that. Drop me an email. Thanks.
Added by Jdrhook on May 01, 2015 5:02 AM
Dottie Colleen K.
Thank you, Russ, for the transfer of Sallie Smith Jester's memorial page over to me.

Dottie K.
Added by Dottie Colleen K. on Apr 29, 2015 2:36 PM
Jim and Becky Singer
RE: Pinkham's
Thanks Russ, our pleasure! Thanks also for your service1.
From Jim Singer (USMC Vietnam 1967-8 infantry plt cmdr)
Added by Jim and Becky Singer on Apr 28, 2015 9:32 AM
Marie Benge Craig Roth
Delia B. Hengst
My # is 46904757
Added by Marie Benge Craig Roth on Apr 27, 2015 6:45 AM
Marie Benge Craig Roth
Delia B. Hengst, 8810702
Delia was my grandfather's sister. I would like to link her to her parents and siblings. Would you please transfer her site to me?

Added by Marie Benge Craig Roth on Apr 27, 2015 6:44 AM
John Kennedy Hill #122594538
Hello Russ, I don't see John Hill on your list? Was he from a different state?
Added by DNealeDE on Apr 26, 2015 12:52 PM
anne cascales
RE: SSgt Charles B Speier
Hi! Thank you so much for contacting me !I have adopted Charles Speier's gravesite and I'm in contact with his nephew Chuck Speier who sent me the photos you can see on find on his page .I gave them to Dwight Anderson as I know he is so happy to get new photos and infos and then to put them on the page. I'm volunteer at Epinal American Cemetery ,I'm doing guided tours.I have always been very interested in history, and specially about WWII.All My family lives in Belgium , not far from Bastogne, my husband is retired from the french army and our daughter works as mechanic on helicopters in the french army for 10 years. She is in Mali since January and will be back next month! Thank you again !I would be very happy to keep in touch with you ! Chuck sent me just a few informations about his uncle with these two photos , I can send you the letter and I will be happy to receive what you have found about the crew. I'm sure Chuck will be happy to get this too!
Added by anne cascales on Apr 26, 2015 10:00 AM
John P
RE: Cathedral Cemetery Wilmington
Death date on S Cantera is 1949, not 44 as per your request. Misprint or different Sam.
Added by John P on Apr 25, 2015 11:29 AM
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