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Mike Weeks (#47007652)
 member for 6 years, 5 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo Family and non-family tree researcher (and photographer) in spare time.

In addition, researching Naval Aviators (Navy & Marine Corps) designated prior to the formal entry of the U.S. into World War II.
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Messages left for Mike Weeks (126)[Leave Message]
Kristi Baker
RE: Ray Walter Brown
Every little bit of information helps. Thank you again!
Added by Kristi Baker on Oct 03, 2014 1:16 PM
Kristi Baker
Ray Walter Brown
Thank you Mike for adding the information to my grandfather's memorial. Was there any other info available? I know very little about my grandfather other than what I have found on Ancestry so anything additional would be wonderful. Thanks again! Kristi
Added by Kristi Baker on Oct 03, 2014 10:31 AM
Jack Davison
Carl Emil Giese
I just noticed and don't know why I declined your suggestion for his birthplace. I will have to ask his son as well as check the records. I think "Scott" was the home in the head of his Lucky Bag bio. I will try Ancestry, too.
Added by Jack Davison on Jul 31, 2014 2:52 PM
Sally Scheer
Jack Derthick
Thanks for the memorial for Jack Derthick of Alpena. He was a favorite almost-relative (his mother married my uncle, second marriage for each) way way long ago. We loved hearing his stories of his childhood and the Navy.
Added by Sally Scheer on Jun 29, 2014 1:29 PM
Jack Davison
ctommelins and souceks
I see that you have recognized the Crommelins among your prewar aviators on their memorials, but not yet the Souceks. Both are great names in USNA history and Naval Aviation. Five Crommelin brothers four of whom were fighter pilots, and four Souceks, two brothers and one cousin test pilots, The other Crommelin brother and another Soucek cousin were surface admirals. All the Souceks were football and lacrosse (almost natural for Oklahomans then) greats.
Added by Jack Davison on May 06, 2014 8:20 AM
Michael Livingston
Robert F. Halladay
Hi Mike,
Can you help me learn where you found the following information on my grade school teacher, Robert F. Halladay? Thanks! Mike
2nd Lt. R. F. Halladay, USNCR, designated Naval Aviator #8851 in 1941.
Added by Michael Livingston on Apr 19, 2014 8:06 PM
Pattie Ford
RE: Dewitt Allen Harrell
Thanks Mike I have updated his memorial.

Added by Pattie Ford on Apr 03, 2014 6:29 AM
Pattie Ford
Dewitt Allen Harrell

I guess I had Dewitt confused with someone else when I said to you that the SSDI was in Marion Co., Florida. It must have been a late night when I did that. So Sorry.


PS are you related??
Added by Pattie Ford on Apr 02, 2014 7:41 PM
Pattie Ford
Dewitt Allen Harrell
Hi Mike

Ok I found the Florida State Death Index and have copied and pasted it to his memorial. The county of Dade is not an option for Florida on Find A Grave. Hmm I wonder why.. Check out his memorial and let me know.

Added by Pattie Ford on Apr 02, 2014 7:30 PM
Jack Davison
# 65888281CAPT John W Davison
This is my Dad, with the Fighting One Squadron Photo. Many of the pilots' names probably will fit your special interest. Forrest Sherman is not in the photo. I think he was CO later. I think Apollo Soucek, about the middle of the row of pilots, was XO and perhaps acting CO as he is not named as a CO in the pretty good Top Hats history available at Amazon. Ehen Dad and I visited the Naval Aviation display at ths Mal A&S Museum, Dad looked up at the F4B in Top Hats CO's livery (engine cowling completely painted in squadron color, red), he said "Yep, that's Forrest Sherman's plane."Squadron colors today still match those of the 30's which matched hull numbers then. On my Med deplyment in 1957, VF-31 was red, VT-32 was yellow, VA-34 was blue and VA-35, my son was in VA-195, which was also green.
Added by Jack Davison on Mar 03, 2014 5:00 PM
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