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ShaneO (#47009366)
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Bio Photo Please check out my WWII virtual cemeteries!

If you have any photo requests available, please make a few, as at the 20 per week rate, it will take me 10 years to get my 60,000 WWII KIA entries completed.

If you see incorrect entries or duplicates (dups usually from the Findgrave crashmaster)...let me know asap!!! If you would like me to transfer a memorial, I will transfer them.

MY GOAL IS HONOR AS MANY AMERICAN VETS THAT GAVE THEIR LIVES, AS I POSSIBLY CAN, ESPECIALLY WWII, AS IT WAS THE WAR THE CHANGED THE WORLD!!!

ANY WWII KIA'S, YOU MAY COME ACROSS, PLEASE CONTACT ME SO I CAN ADD THEM TO MY VIRTUAL CEMS.
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Jim-S.
2nd Lt Marion A Wilson: 40098018 & 146654585
Hello Shane and thanks for all you do for our fallen veterans. I noticed that in 2009 you created a memorial, with a mass grave marker picture, for Marion A Wilson in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Would you know if 2d Lt Wilson and the others are actually buried there as you have a date of death as 22 July 1944?

I’m asking because I recently, 2015, found and added a memorial for 2 Lt Marion A Wilson in Florence American Cemetery and Memorial who is memorialized on a marker, pictured,: “Tablets of the Missing” with other names.
Would you have any idea if these two Wilsons are one and the same? Thanks in advance for any help and or suggestions. Jim-S. 46879912. 05/21/2015
Added by Jim-S. on May 21, 2015 3:27 PM
Franny
RE: Mildred Amadio
Photo Added for Domenick Amadio

bye
Franny
Added by Franny on May 19, 2015 6:50 AM
KevinB
Inquiry on James O'Brien
Hi Shane,

I have a question James O'Brien. The 2nd LT buried in OH. It listed you as creator. In description it said he was captured and killed by the Japanese. I am wondering where did you get this information. Was it from the POW record? I could not find anything on NARA. The reason I am asking is because my great uncle Junius D Jenkins was on the same plane and he was listed as MIA. I am trying to find more about him. Was it an engine failure? Or was it shot down? Do you by chance have more information about James O'Brien, and that will help find what happened to the rest of his crews. My grandpa wrote in his journal that someone told him the plane was crashed 80 miles inland. On the website it says it was lost at sea.

If we can find which camp he was at, maybe he had told the story about the plane to some other POWs who survived from the war.

Thank you in advance for your help! I really appreciate all your effort in doing this!

Thanks again,

Kevin
Added by KevinB on May 04, 2015 3:37 PM
Bob Karberg
RE: Dillard Crawley
Thank you for your most recent email. Be advised the duplicate photo was deleted. Please note Dillard's monument is located in the Citizens Cemetery, Coconino County, Flagstaff, AZ; not the Calvary Cemetery.
Added by Bob Karberg on May 03, 2015 7:16 AM
Brenda
William R. Aibick
Shane,

I was just looking up my uncle's name and came across it listed in Find A Grave. I have never had the pleasure of meeting him, but have heard so many wonderful things about him from my mother, her brother.

I want to thank you for looking after him. My mom goes there often and is always happy to find the flag and comments about it. He is with his parents so I feel his is happy being with them.

I want to thank you for my family for all that you do.

Sincerely - Brenda Kelley
Added by Brenda on Apr 25, 2015 8:24 PM
Tim Cook
New virtual cemetery
I've added a new VC called "Added for March 1945."

Not all entries are for March 1945 but most are. You can look and select any you want to add to yours. About the middle of next month I will change it to the next corresponding month and add new names...
Added by Tim Cook on Mar 17, 2015 7:33 AM
Marybeth Novak Lindgren
RE: Facchini, Dario #56755315
Hi Shane,
Sorry I took so long to reply. Back in Alaska now. I only could read 2 "In Memory Of" markers. There was only about a foot of snow but I didn't want to disturb how peaceful the undisturbed blanket of snow over the graves looked. I saw Dario Facchini's marker and one for Raymond Globokar's #56131526. I hope to be there for Memorial Day again and will photo all of the markers in the "old" Veterans' section along with the ones scattered throughout the cemetery. I've made a spreadsheet sorted by sections/plots of those I need to find. I'll see what I can find in Hibbing. They have a pretty nice website with a grave finder that maps & tags the location. Hopefully I won't run into the same problem I had with Chisholm. If they weren't buried there, they're not in the data base. I have a copy of my cousin's "In Memory Of" marker being ordered and delivered to the cemetery but he's not in the data base because he was lost at sea. Same with Dario and Raymond. If I get a nice day I'll just photo all of the Veterans' markers in Hibbing also and go from there. After I take the photos I'll contact you on how to proceed.
Thanks!
Added by Marybeth Novak Lindgren on Mar 03, 2015 6:40 PM
dm wms
Re: Gregory Regnier
I received an edit request from you to remove the memorial for my uncle. He was buried in Belgium during the war and we have records that verify that. If you will notice, on his memorial there is a note indicating that he was removed and interred at his final resting place and the memorial that documents that grave. I do not intend to remove either of the memorials. He was buried in each place and deserves a place in both. Thank you for you suggestion, but it is important to us, his family, that where he rested is honored as well as he, himself.
Added by dm wms on Feb 02, 2015 9:28 PM
Joan Bartz
RE: Clayton Lee Adams
If the memorials are merged, who will managed the single memorial? The contributor who created the original doesn't respond when I have asked info to be added to his memorials. The contributor who created the "duplicate" not only recorded the historical info provided by a soldier who saw Clayton's temporary grave soon after his death, but he also added the information about my father. Even though I am a relative, I am not within the Find A Grave guidelines, so it wouldn't be transferred to me. So, for these reasons, I'd rather have the duplicates.
Added by Joan Bartz on Jan 04, 2015 8:41 PM
Barbara
Warner E Gill 56131426
Please copy the obit info to his original memorial -- I had found the obit to add and the memorial that it is attached to was transferred to me (assumed it was the original memorial)
Added by Barbara on Jan 01, 2015 4:38 PM
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