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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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     I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!


I've completed the following States displaying World War II Soldiers who died during the war:

Delawareans Who Gave Their All - WW II

Marylanders Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Hampshirites Who Gave Their All - WW II

Vermonters Who Gave Their All - WW II

I'm currently working on the States of New York & Maine:

Mainers Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Yorkers Who Gave Their All - WW II


If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."


Also note from FAG rules:

"No photos of obituary's are allowed, No bio's in flower sections are allowed. The record added to the right cemetery first may stay and the burial unknown will be deleted regardless of the dates.


     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...


     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.


     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.


It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Hal G. Brown
PFC Henry Perley Champney
Hi Russ,

FYI... also located and added this stone and some documents for the record you created for PFC Henry Perley Champney;

Added by Hal G. Brown on Jul 03, 2015 8:07 AM
Aroostook County Vets
Hi Russ,
I have added photos for the following Aroostook County Vets listed on your website:
Maurice Aucoin
Reno Guerrette
Ralph Dionne
Alfred Jennings
Wendell MacDonald
Donat Plourde
Emanuel Sirois
Patrick Corbin

Added by Anonymous on Jul 03, 2015 7:20 AM
RE: PFC Rudolph J Theriault
Russ, May I add your website to my group Aroostook Genealogy? It would be a wonderful resource for members.
Added by Anonymous on Jul 01, 2015 6:28 AM
Gail Kelly
Duplicate memorial
I have been adding photos to memorials in Bingham Village Cemetery and noticed that you added a memorial that is a duplicate. Yours is for John Herbert Culleton #138693055. The original is for Herbert John Culleton #81950857. A simple case of name reversal.
Added by Gail Kelly on Jun 30, 2015 7:16 AM
Pvt. Ralph G. Henretty
Russ thank you for virtual flowers on my cousin Ralph's memorial. I viewed your website but could not find him listed. Could you please add his name? Thank you Billy
Added by Billy on Jun 28, 2015 3:42 PM
Claire Zahn
Harriet Converse
Thank you Russ!
Six years is plenty of time for more erosion and sinking or breakage. Perhaps she couldn't read it for some reason.
I have done the same. I saw where a request was reported as not being there and the cemetery was one of many broken or "rock" markers and yet, I found the marker for the person who "didn't have" a marker so, I thank you and look forward to seeing it posted. I did notice, along the way, many markers have family listed on the back of their markers and of course, the obelisks. If you would just let me know when you go back. I removed my request.
I live in Tennessee and cannot travel right now as far as I would like so, I am very grateful for any help. Also happy to know I am not the only person walking the cemeteries and just adding people and writing things down for the sake of posterity. I am drawn to the oldest markers. I just haven't been out in a while! You sir, are a good volunteer.

Much appreciation,
Claire Zahn
Added by Claire Zahn on Jun 24, 2015 5:32 AM
carol fasc
RE: Sgt James L Piccolo
I wonder if you could answer this question? ..when I photograph some of the veteran's markers there is the rank CPL that the same as CORP??
Added by carol fasc on Jun 23, 2015 6:12 AM
James Ethridge
Memorial# 42506959
took a photo of the grave of Barb Fleetwoord and posted it

Added by James Ethridge on Jun 21, 2015 5:05 AM
stephen stahl
Sarah Owen Raley
Russ could you contact me at
My wife is a descendant of Sarah's brother Larkin Owen. I have other information on the Owen family if the Morgan's are interested.
Added by stephen stahl on Jun 18, 2015 5:47 PM
Added by ShaneO on Jun 17, 2015 10:39 PM
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