|Billy Mitchell (#47401339)|
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I was born and raised in Florence, SC where I now live.|
I attended the University of SC. Graduated from Florence-Darlington Technical College with degree in Civil Engineering Technology.
I served in the USMC from 1966-1972. I served in Vietnam 1967-68 in the Infantry as a machine gun team leader and Battalion S-2 Scout. Veteran of the Siege of Khe Sanh, 3rd platoon G Co,2nd Bn,26th Marines.
Major contributor to the Vietnam book "Into the DMZ" written by a friend of mine with whom I served with in Vietnam.
Also contributed to the following books on Vietnam:
"Battalion of Kings"
"Valley of Decision-The Siege of Khe Sanh"
"The Final Formation"
Retired from the South Carolina State Guard as a Colonel on June 1, 2013. Served 28 years and 8 months.
Interest include: Family history research, USMC military history (especially Vietnam), Indian artifact collecting, coin collecting, gun collecting, metal detecting and University of South Carolina Gamecock football. 42 year Gamecock Club member.
I have been taking photographs of veterans graves at the Florence National Cemetery since January, 2010 as I only live a mile away, I am able to get the photo the same day that it is requested. I enjoy doing this very much, especially for the Veterans as the guys gave their all for this country. They deserve to be remembered in all ways possible.
Thank you veterans for your service.
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|Bob Olsen||RE: Nathan Berry|
As a fellow Veteran, I take the Soldiers requests in Hollywood very seriously,
Vietnam-1971-1972 E-5/Spec5 heavy equipment instructor.
Quang Tri- D Co 84th Eng Bn
Camp Eagle- 101st Airborne
Main Base Phu Bai-D Co 84th Eng Bn
Red Beach-D Co 84th Eng Bn
Danang Harbour- 359th Port Construction
Marble Mountain- Engineer Command Vietnam
I locked the door on my way out.
|Connie Schwindt Rumold||Pratt Monument Photo|
First, Thank you for your service to our Country. It is very much apprecated!
And, thank you so much for the photo of this distant relative's monument and the location of the burial noted with it. Updated requests have been placed for the memorial.
Robert Otis Pratt, Jr
Connie Schwindt Rumold
|Susie Carey-Morris||Archibald Carey|
THANK YOU SO MUCH,
SUSIE CAREY MORRIS
|G-Man||Edward A Bartholomew|
Wow - thanks for the very fast response - appreciate it - Larry (G-Man)
Added by G-Man on Dec 24, 2013 12:54 PM
|cfenters||Jesse Mae Fenters Wood|
Thank you so much for fulfilling my photo request for her in Florence Natl Cemetery. I really appreciate the time and effort put in to get this photo for me!!
Added by cfenters on Dec 22, 2013 4:28 AM
|Mary Lou McCormick||Theodore L Coleman|
Thank you Billy for the headstone photo for Theodore...
|Janet Bertram||RE: Harley Hackett|
Thanks so much for the heads up. I saw that after I had sent it and forgot to remove my request. Are you related to Mr Mitchell? Why I am asking is I found a memorial military bracelet for him with his name and deathdate on it. I would like to return it to someone who would cherish it. Thx for any help you can give. Janet
|Mary Lou McCormick||Drake Abrams and wife Alberta|
Thank you very much Billy for the wonderful headstone photos for the Abrams...your help is really appreciated.
|Pennsylvania Lady||Jack Schuyler|
Another find job. Thanks for all you do.
|Pennsylvania Lady||John Harold Bailey|
Very nice work. Thanks for your service and for the photo.
Semper Fi (from Sgt Duel Jeans)
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