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mark foster (#47952069)
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Bio Photo My wife and I live on the Outer Banks of North Carolina in Dare County. I have been doing family research since 1993 and have a Tree on Ancestry.com
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Diana
Steven Scharlach
Dear Mr. Foster,

Thank you for being the Escort for Steven E. Scharlach. Thank you for your service to our country.
An acquaintance of mine and his friends are trying to get a picture of Steven for the Vietnam Memorial Wall of Faces. One friend is checking with Camp Pendleton for a picture. Another is contacting his unit and CO.
Would please send me your email address or, if you prefer, I will send the friend's email to you in case he needs it for his efforts to get a picture of Steven.

Thank you very much.

Diana Tierney
Added by Diana on Apr 27, 2014 5:11 PM
Emily E. Farley Smith
Your Mom's Memorial
Dear Mark,

My condolences to you and your family at the passing of your mother. I have transferred your mom's memorial to your care and am more than happy to do so. Just from the little I've learned of her, she sounded like a wonderful woman. And may I say as a Nana myself, I love the inscription on your mom's stone - "Best Nana Ever".

Please know that your family will be in my prayers.

Sincerely,
Emily
Added by Emily E. Farley Smith on Sep 13, 2013 6:16 AM
Daniel Scully
RE: O'Sullivan photo request
I will go over again this weekend.
Added by Daniel Scully on Jan 04, 2013 3:19 PM
geoffrey gillon
RE: Robert Smillie photo
Transferred-I only take these on to put them right.The guy who added them originally was a 'numbers man'-you'll still see hundreds with no bio whatsoever!
regards
Added by geoffrey gillon on Nov 24, 2012 2:23 AM
geoffrey gillon
Robert Smillie at Cambridge
Photographing names on the Tablets of the Missing is not always easy, especially those that are high up. It is unlikely that when screen walls-as we call them in England-were designed with a view to them being photographed.

The staff at Cambridge will, on request, enhance a name with special sand though sometimes their stocks of this are low. Often, very tall step-ladders are needed and for safety reasons, depending who is on duty, members of the public are not permitted to use them. Furthermore, as the refurbishment of the nearby visitor center will not be complete until October 2013, it is even more difficult to secure the loan of the ladders-they are presently kept a considerable distance away from the memorial wall in the temporary visitor center.

A couple of months ago, I purchased an i-pad specifically because the camera function would give better results than any of the digital cameras I own, and even though I have since bought a new digital camera, the i-pad is still preferred.

The best results are obtained shooting at an angle along the name to ensure that the full inscription is captured. It would never be easy to crop just the individual name, but I am working on a way to highlight the required name with a photo-editing program.

I am happy to make available any of my photos to anyone who wishes to improve on them.

Geoff Gillon November 2012.




Added by geoffrey gillon on Nov 23, 2012 4:43 PM
Alice
RE: Kenneth Weydener photo
Yes, you may.
Alice
Added by Alice on Nov 10, 2012 6:49 PM
 

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