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John "Jack" Richter (#47321509)
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Bio Photo I was raised in Elizabethville, PA but now living in Oak Harbor, WA Am retired and doing genealogy for the E'ville Richter family and Isaac W. Mattis family.

I am also doing memorials for my wife's family, Ackley, Priboth, Herbert & Jones. Please see the Ackley Virtual Cemetery for names.

I have completed entering memorials for Maple Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville. If I errored on any memorial p;ease let me know so I can make the correction.

Am also making a virtual cemetery for all veterans in Maple Grove. Please let me know if I miss someone who is in the Find A Grave list.

If you wish to copy a photo I have posted remember they are copyrighted. Credit me with the photo. I have started letting any site with my photos credited to others know they are not theirs.

Sicily_Rome Cemetery
I have taken about 330 pictures there 25 June. Am posting them as fast as I can. Please know that
I crop most of the pictures to present a balanced picture. Should anyone wish to have the raw photo email me and will get it to your early Aug when I've returned home.

Anyone wanting to edit their loved ones' tablet inscription closer please send me an email and I'll send you I most likely have close to 1000 names from tablets and just do not have the time to crop each individual name.

Florence American Cemetery Memorial
Our daughter and one of her daughters helped with the photographs I've added. Theirs are the ones that were not on the request list so they are special to them. On the request photos I took 2 different poses for most. Anyone wanting copies please email me. Also if you wish to crop the memorial tablet photo I'll be happy to send it also. We took photos oa all the tablets and I'll be working on them in the comming months, 1400+ names. My email address is on this page.
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Thomas Sapp
Bennie L. DuFour
Thank you "Jack" for taking the time to take a picture of my Uncle Bennie's grave. My mother is still alive and was trilled to see her brother's gave marker. Uncle Bennie left Shreveport, La. after being drafted in WW-2. The family never saw him again. He went to Camp Polk, Louisiana, then overseas. He was wounded, but not bad enough to send him home. He was sent back to the line.
My mother is the only surviving sibling. I am sorry it took so long to reply and Thank You.
I never knew my uncle as I was not born at the time he was killed, however I have heard stories all my life. I am determined for my children, grand children etc. to remember him and pass it on. Thanks again for all you do. Thomas Sapp
Added by Thomas Sapp on Jul 12, 2014 7:04 PM
denroughty
Thank you jack
Hi Jack. God bless you. Words cannot express my gratitude to you for photographing Charles in Italy. Thank you so much. An Enroughty from Virginia.
Added by denroughty on Jul 12, 2014 4:02 PM
Robert Drexler
Andrew Curtis Crapo
John,

From the Drexler Family of Pasadena, Maryland, thank you for fulfilling our request to have a photo of Andrew's headstone added to Find A Grave. Andrew is one of 32 family members who have died in the line of duty for our country. Thanks again, Robert Drexler
Added by Robert Drexler on Jul 12, 2014 3:10 PM
Beth Bond
Buford Blair Creedle
Hello,
Thank you for taking the photo of the monument. The family has always believed Blair as he was called was an MIA as of 1944. Then when I saw someone had posted his memorial I thought did they find him? Apparently not must be just plaques for the dead and the missing of the war there?

Added by Beth Bond on Jul 12, 2014 2:20 PM
Gaggy
Dolan
Thank you so much. He was my mother's cousin.
Added by Gaggy on Jul 12, 2014 1:26 PM
Jessi Dull Sievers
Sievers
Jack,
Thank you SO much for adding the photo of Edward Sievers' memorial. It means a lot to us!
Jessi Sievers
Added by Jessi Dull Sievers on Jul 12, 2014 1:01 PM
Kathryn Metcalf
Richard Briggs
Jack, Thank you so much for adding the photos for Richard's memorial. I am sure that others researching him will appreciate it as much as I do.

Kathy
Added by Kathryn Metcalf on Jul 10, 2014 10:25 AM
myWIgenealogy
Corey
Thank you for taking the photo of Robert Corey's headstone in Italy. He was born in Antigo, Wisconsin and is a branch of my family tree. He died overseas in the service.
Added by myWIgenealogy on Jul 07, 2014 7:59 PM
Cheryl Cokel
Rudolph Ograyensek
I would like to Thank You so much for taking
The time to take the photo's of the Memorial
And Rudolph Ograyensek's name.
My name is Cheryl Cokel my Dad was his
Brother.
Rudolph was one of 14 Children. He has
2 Sister's still living. One is 92 and the other
is 82 years old.
They both said to say Thank You!
It means so much to our Family to know
there is a Memorial for Him and the other
Servicemen that gave their lives.
My Grandmother has a stone for him
in the Family lot at the Cemetery.
He was on the US Buck DD420 that was
hit by a Torpedo in Salerno Italy.
Our Family is in Southwestern
Pennsylvania, USA.
Thank you Again !
Added by Cheryl Cokel on Jul 07, 2014 9:54 AM
rjenkins
RE: Katie Lyter
I don't recall what I said in my message
Added by rjenkins on Jul 06, 2014 1:19 PM
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