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Sgt Ed Elstan (#47188165)
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Bio Photo I am a retired mechanic-truck driver and a former Marine Veteran, 1965-1969. Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Division, Vietnam DMZ 21 months 1966-1968.
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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Kathleen Aderhold
RE: Hill brothers et al
I have come across a lot of your photos and memorials - you do a great job
Added by Kathleen Aderhold on May 27, 2015 10:34 PM
Hazel Clack
Rev Robert Jackson Huff
Thank you for getting the photo. Your time and effort is much appreciated.
Added by Hazel Clack on May 22, 2015 8:42 PM
goldenthreads
Perry Breeding
Thank you for the info!!
Added by goldenthreads on May 20, 2015 3:34 PM
5chandlers
Perry Breeding
Thank you very much for the photo
- James
Added by 5chandlers on May 20, 2015 11:36 AM
John Rueter
Philip Rosenbaum photo
Thank you very much for the photo of the headstone for Philip Rosenbaum. It looks very good, and I appreciate your efforts.
Added by John Rueter on May 20, 2015 9:42 AM
Bob Burton
RE: Henry Hinson
Sgt.
I have spent three days going over records, and calling Chattanooga various burial areas. 155 to be exact. I can visualize the place, I just cannot remember the name of it and so far have not been able to contact the right person to lead me to the right cemetery for Sgt. Major Hinson. I am in NYC and will not be going back home to a neighboring state until Christmas. At that time I will make a trip to Chattanooga to re-find it if at all possible. One place I could not get on the phone, and I was told this may be my best lead, was Chattanooga Memorial Gardens off of Memorial Drive. Though he does not show buried there, I was told they would know of other burial sites on the North side of the river in Chattanooga.
One thing I can tell you, he graduated from Tennessee with a law degree, on the same day his father passed away. He was admitted to the bar in three states, never practiced the first day of law though. He told his mother he had gone to school as she wished, now he was going to do what he wanted to do. That was join the Army. Which he served until 1968.
Sorry I could not come through, but I do not give up on anything, so hopefully in December will get back to you with the details.
Added by Bob Burton on Oct 31, 2014 11:09 AM
 

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