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Tim Cook (#46481904)
 member for 13 years, 2 months, 16 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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Jim
Fred J & Pearl White, Lodi Memorial Cemetery
Tim,

I have pics to add to their memorial if you are interested.

Jim Cooke
Added by Jim on Jul 24, 2014 3:55 PM
Bettie
Lieut Joseph Autrey Martin
Tim, did you receive my edit for Lieut Martin?

Bettie
Added by Bettie on Jul 24, 2014 7:40 AM
Judith Joyce
Walter R. Thomsen
Hi Tim,

I accidentally sent link to the wrong marker. Here is the correct one:

http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/WalterRThomsen/6523352

Judy Pease Joyce
Added by Judith Joyce on Jul 23, 2014 9:24 PM
Judith Joyce
Walter R. Thomsen
I will be glad to add your information to the memorial if it can be verified. I prefer to save a transfer for his family members.

Your request referred to this man as "Sidney" but his name is Walter R. Thomsen, so I am not sure we are referring to the same person. Here is a link to a picture of his marker on Billiongraves.com

http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/WalterThomsen/6336068

Judy Pease Joyce
Added by Judith Joyce on Jul 23, 2014 9:06 PM
crazycassie283
McCarthy
Tim.

Thank you so much for the McCarthy marker photo.
Appreciate you taking the time to fulfill request.

Cassie
Added by crazycassie283 on Jul 22, 2014 7:53 PM
Barbara Nicholson
Russell Moore
Message you sent to me as follows:
This seems to be a duplicate of Memorial #
28718904

But for some reason the same cemetery name is
listed in 2 different counties.

Would you be willing to add your photo over to
the other memorial?

I am not being mean, but I have him in the correct cemetery and as far as I know there is no Big Isaac Cemetery in Harrison County. Since I have him in the correct cemetery, why should I put a photo of a stone on a memorial when that cemetery don't exist. If I had seen that there was a memorial for him and that it was wrong at the time I would have tried to get them to put him where he belongs and delete mine. You may contact Robert and ask him to move him to the correct cemetery and notify me when he moves him and since his has an earlier date I will gladly put the photo of the stone on there then and delete mine. I have worked with Find A Grave and had several miss named cemeteries combined into one, but I can't understand WHY people create cemeteries with the improper names and in the wrong counties. We all need to check our facts and I make mistakes as well as other people and am more than willing to correct mine, some people won't. Didn't mean to be long winded just explaining. Try to contact him and others who have put people in this cemetery and get them to correct it if you want.

Added by Barbara Nicholson on Jul 22, 2014 6:11 PM
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
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