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Tim Cook (#46481904)
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Bio Photo I have been researching some of the 36,000 + Army Air Forces personnel who died in the line of duty, of non-combat causes during the World War II era in service-related accidents. It is said that more
than 15,500 Army airmen were killed in airplane accidents between 1941 and 1946, within the borders of the U.S. and it's territories. 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.

For corrections, additions, or requests for transfer of memorial, 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 message.

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.

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Deborah S
RE: Lieut. Paul Bishop Lyles Memorial# 135016511
Thank you!
Added by Deborah S on Feb 28, 2015 6:00 PM
John Dowdy
Robert R. Moles
Thanks 4 your help Tim think i have them all corrected.
Added by John Dowdy on Feb 26, 2015 6:48 PM
Van Laffoon
Father Perry W Dodds@Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
Hello Tim,
Thanks so much for fulfilling the photo request I appreciate the effort.
Best Regards,
Van Laffoon
Added by Van Laffoon on Feb 26, 2015 11:38 AM
Carol Beck
RE: Incorrect photo
Oh my! Thank you so much for letting me know! I don't know how that happened.
Added by Carol Beck on Feb 25, 2015 6:38 AM
Frances
RE: B52 Bomber Crash 1957
Thank you, Andy Larson and Ray Miller are the only ones that I have not been able to locate.

Thank you again.....
Added by Frances on Feb 23, 2015 5:53 AM
Mike & Nancy Ridgdill
S2 Arthur Manson Bishop, Jr
Tim, I don't remember if I thanked you for the photos you posted on my cousin's memorial. But, whether I did or not, I want you to know how much I appreciate it. Take care.
Added by Mike & Nancy Ridgdill on Feb 21, 2015 9:18 AM
Frances
B52 Bomber Crash
Hi Tim,

Jan 10, 1957 B52 Bomber Canada - from Loring Air Force Base in Maine.

My Uncle Charles Samuel Cole was the navigator on that flight. I've been able to find 4 of the 8 killed on findagrave. I've noticed that you added information regarding this crew. I haven't been able to find the following:

Capt Marquad H.D. Myers - I believed buried Tracey, California

Lieutenant Andy Larson - I believed buried New York City

Sergeant Ray Miller - I believe buried Racine, Wisconsin.

Do you have any information on these three men that were on that flight? I have a photo of the crew that I've been able to add to the other men but I'm running into a brick wall on these three.

Thank you......
Added by Frances on Feb 17, 2015 9:58 PM
dianne sargent
Thank You
Tim , thank you for the pictures of William Ripple's grave in Manila American Cemetery. I appreciate your time & help. Dianne.
Added by dianne sargent on Feb 16, 2015 6:43 AM
Mick
Many Thanks
Thankyou so much for photographing Albert Belcher's inscription. It is greatly appreciated.
Added by Mick on Feb 16, 2015 5:35 AM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Robert Hiatt
Thank you for the photo of the register that Bob is buried there; however, I want a picture of his actual marker so I will be requesting it again.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Feb 16, 2015 3:45 AM
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