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Tim Cook (#46481904)
 member for 12 years, 11 months, 14 days
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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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John Dowdy
Hi Tim did you create the Virt Cem for this crew? Apparently there was another crew member
Find A Grave Memorial# 99498266
T-142731 Robert O Zaleska FLOF CA 17 8 1945 B-29 # 42-93895.
Added by John Dowdy on Apr 22, 2014 9:01 AM
Loren Bender
Stanley Sansanbach
Well got the proof he is in Butler County with his parents see link
Added by Loren Bender on Apr 19, 2014 10:31 PM
Loren Bender
Also found this

Alfred C Dublin in the 1940 Census
Age 22, born abt 1918
Birthplace Texas
Gender Male
Race White
Home in 1940
4011 King
Denver, Colorado
Household Members Age
Head James Dublin 53
Wife Lynnie Dublin 49
Son James Dublin 29
Son Alfred C Dublin 22
Son-in-law Charles Jack 33
Daughter Leolyn Jack 25
Grandson Richard Jack 5
Added by Loren Bender on Apr 19, 2014 5:57 PM
Loren Bender
Alfred C. Dublin
found this Alfred C Dublin
Serial Number 20841314
Enlist Date (m/d/y) 01/06/1941
Grade Private
Branch Field Artillery
Source National Guard
Nativity Texas
Birth Year 1917
Race + Citizenship White, Citizen
Education 4 Years High School
Civilian Occupation Semiskilled Filers, Grinders, Buffers, And Polishers of Metal
Marital Status Single, Without Dependents
Component Army National Guard - Officers and Enlisted Men
Added by Loren Bender on Apr 19, 2014 5:55 PM
Loren Bender
Alfred Durbin
Alfred Dubin was a gunner from las Cruces New Mexico,
This site is good it gives information on Military plane crashes in world war II.

I will keep checking Loren
Added by Loren Bender on Apr 19, 2014 4:55 PM
Stoffel Parents
Tim could you request a photo for these two I already requested FO Stoffel and another PFC Stoffel (No relation that I can see.) M Arvidson is trying get get a whole list of WW II Vets out at St. Joseph.


Added by Rich on Apr 19, 2014 11:08 AM
Robert McGriff @ Castine Ohio
Thank you so much for the info on Sgt. McGriff. I added it, and will be changing his memorial here to a cenotaph. Thanks again, Pat
Added by ohlw on Apr 18, 2014 11:00 PM
Loren Bender
Nebraska Servicemen
re:Some add'l Nebraska service men
If you have any info on these men also located in Gordon Cemetery, Sheridan County, NE:

Leo R O'Rourk Raymond Waddell Kenneth Lorenz H Clinton McCray

In addition, I recently updated Lyle R Jensen
Added by Tim Cook on Apr 08, 2014 6:26 AM

Tim I found what I could and added that but found no Newspaper articles. Gordon Nebraska is located a long ways from the large city newspapers and doesn't seem to get much press. I think Gordon is near the South Dakota border. Gordon's claim to fame or non fame now is its a small town that has a bar / liquor store that sells like millions of cans of beer or Liquor each year. Across the border is the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Loren
Added by Loren Bender on Apr 17, 2014 9:06 AM
GreenHills Stones Calling
Evan Elsner, Pacoima plane crash
I'll watch over & update the memorial you created for Evan Clark Meddy Elsner #121278819. Thank you for the transfer.
Added by GreenHills Stones Calling on Apr 16, 2014 2:03 PM
Jeff Hall
PFC Gordon A Neumann
Hi Tim, Thanks for the headstone photo added - great work!
Added by Jeff Hall on Apr 15, 2014 6:37 PM
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