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Tim Cook (#46481904)
 member for 13 years, 2 months, 13 days
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Bio and Links
Bio Photo Researching some of the 36,000 + Army Air Forces personnel who died in the
line of duty, in non-combat missions during the World War II era in service-related accidents.
They gave their all and died in the service
of their country, but received no purple hearts
and virtually no mention in the history books
and have largely been forgotten by time.

Please use the Edit tab, and select Suggest a Correction or Provide Additional Information to make any update requests. It is much easier to handle the issue this way, rather than a personal email.

If you choose to send an email regarding any memorial here, please be very specific who you are
referring to: Name, death year and cemetery name (if possible).

I am not related to anyone I have added here in the military category. I added all my ancestors nearly ten years ago.

I am happy to update any memorial, including family links. But I DO NOT like adding census information, copies of death certificates and please do not add long obituaries to the "photo" area. The information can be condensed and pasted into the bio area. If you don't have the time to type out the obituary, just email it to me. I will add it and give you credit for finding it.
I appreciate any information that can "round out" someone's bio.

From time to time I get emails asking me where I obtained the names of linked family members, etc.
I add information from update requests "at face value." I do not keep logs of who sent them to me, or when. If I don't see a conflict, I assume the info is accurate. The information I add is only as accurate as the source material, which, of course, can be flawed.

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Messages left for Tim Cook (1481)[Leave Message]
Star Diedrich
Transfer of Paul Anderson
Tim,
I have transferred Paul Anderson # 93973477 to you. If you would like to maintain his memorial that is ok with me as he is not a family member.
Star
Added by Star Diedrich on Jul 21, 2014 6:24 PM
William & Mary Kelly
Richard & Shirley Thomas
Thanks for the photos, keep up the good work!
Added by William & Mary Kelly on Jul 19, 2014 9:49 PM
John Dodd
FAG Memorial# 123854078
Thank You Tim,

the photos of the memorial stone for Juanita Dodd are grand.

In looking at some of your thank you notes you have blessed both sides of my family several times with very good photos. Let me know if I can help with research on the internet and I will be there .
John Dodd
Johnfjdodd@aol.com
Added by John Dodd on Jul 19, 2014 1:31 PM
Bruce Hicks
Aircraft Accident of a B-50D in 1950
Hello Tim,
I ran across SSgt James Allison Travis, #32315376, this morning. Wondering if he would fit into one of your Virtual Cemeteries. Also if you are interested I see you have a Virtual Cemetery for WWII B-24 Combat Losses. My Virtual Cemetery, 491st BG Honor Roll, has 216 entries for the approximately 300 members of the 491st that died in combat and I thought you might add some or all of them to yours.
Bruce Hicks
Added by Bruce Hicks on Jul 19, 2014 9:36 AM
Carolyn Arntson
Harry Wilson
Tim, thank you for taking the time to photo the grave marker for my 3rd cousin Harry Wilson. As often happens it lead me to a couple other clues I didn't have:)

Thank you again, your time as a volunteer photographer is appreciated by many!!

Carolyn Hoober Arntson
Added by Carolyn Arntson on Jul 19, 2014 7:49 AM
Rose Mary (Loutsch) Mullane
Edwin Kunkel
Tim thank you for the photos. I appreciate your work.
Rose Mary Mullane
Added by Rose Mary (Loutsch) Mull... on Jul 19, 2014 6:06 AM
Alice
Francis McCarthy Headstone
Thank you so much for the photo of Francis' headstone. Your taking the time and effort to help me is truly appreciated. Alice
Added by Alice on Jul 18, 2014 6:32 PM
Genealogy Buff
Buck stones
Thank You for George and Margaret Buck's stone photos Appreciate it! JoAnn
Added by Genealogy Buff on Jul 18, 2014 4:26 PM
Sean
Captain Olbinski
Hello
Is there any chance you could transfer the memorial of Captain Joseph M Olbinski to me? He was my Great Grandmother's cousin.

Thank you in advance
Added by Sean on Jul 17, 2014 9:43 PM
Steven Ijams
RE: A2C Stephen M. Mulvenna
You are very welcome. I am sorry if the color in the photo looks a bit strange. Even though it was a nice sunny day when I went there his grave is near the trees and is in the shade almost all of the time.

I am not a professional by any means and the lower light level can sometimes present a challenge for me. So I felt the need to tweak the contrast, etc until it looked more presentable.
Added by Steven Ijams on Jul 17, 2014 6:45 PM
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