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Sgt Ed Elstan (#47188165)
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Bio Photo I am a retired mechanic-truck driver (3516/3531) and a former Marine Veteran, May 1965-May 1971. Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Division, Vietnam DMZ 21 months May 1966-Feb 1968.
I try to take the most legible pictures I can. I believe in recording history for future generations. This is the best way I know to HONOR and Remember the deceased. I am adding memorials from books and graveyards so others can find their friends and family members.
If you would like some one transferred to you just ask. -(USE THE EDIT TAB)- on the memorial you want transfered. Glad to do links and I will add obituaries to BIO section also. (USE THE EDIT TAB!)
If I can help you with information let me know.

Semper Fidelis Sgt. Ed Elstan

Any pictures I have added you are welcome to use them for your personal use.

******* "IN GOD WE TRUST" *******

I have lost some of my best Marine brothers to Agent Orange:

Thomas J. Jackson May 1972

Richard L. Guinn Apr 1982

James R. Franklin Dec 2003

Joseph R. Cash Mar 2010

John R. Okopinski Oct 2011

Kenneth Y. Hamm Mar 2013

Philip G Buttaro Oct 2014

Also lost my best friend from childhood to Cancer: Thomas T. Wingate Mar 2013

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Peppy Duff
Dush (Dutch) Kapelet grave
Hello Sgt. Ed:

The family is in the process of having a bronze military marker put on Dutch's grave. I'm hoping that a photo of him can be put on this site as well. Thanks for your help.

Joann (Peppy) Duff (Dutch's sister)
Added by Peppy Duff on Oct 18, 2015 10:19 AM
David Pharr
Yellow dirt
I noticed that you listed some graves at Yellow Dirt. I think but not sure my 2x great grandfather may be buried there but not listed. There also may be a daughter. His name was Peter Nestlehutt. He was born in France and according to the census had a farm in Heard County. His wife and several more family members are buried at New Lebanon Coweta County. He was a Confederate Soldier. Lot of unanswered questions on him. His family moves to Indiana. He marries Mary Ellen Mitchell there.
-9 August 1860 Heard County, Georgia Peter Nesttehutt 35 France
Mary Nesttehutt 27
Susan Nesttehutt 10
Frances Nesttehutt 9
Sarah Nesttehutt 8
William Nesttehutt 6
Harris Nesttehutt 3
Martha L Nesttehutt 5m
Another question why would a man in Heard County wind up in H Company 61 Alabama? He would have died before the Church stated? He is listed on the 1870 Morality census as death of oct 1869.
Added by David Pharr on Oct 17, 2015 9:16 AM

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