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Dominique Potier (#47278008)
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Bio Photo I am a Belgium Soldier , and I am very concerning by the WW2 US airbornes veterans and US soldiers burried on the European ground. I try to find all info about these heros .
If someone would like a picture from a hero's grave in Belgium , please fell free to ask .

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Annemarie Gerace
RE: Zane L Bond # 85851783
You are most welcome for the photo and if I learn more about his military service and division I will forward the info to you.

Added by Annemarie Gerace on Oct 24, 2016 11:25 AM
Michele Herrick
RE: Loren J Bonde # 12722843
You're most welcome! I'm glad I could help. Best wishes, Michele Herrick
Added by Michele Herrick on Oct 23, 2016 7:42 AM
Jeffrey Shorf Sr.
RE: James L Kershenstein # 157232415
There was a sticker on the head stone saying he was a veteran but he did not have a military marker or I would have taken a picture of it.Also he is not in the national data base having a military marker.
Added by Jeffrey Shorf Sr. on Oct 20, 2016 9:52 AM
Lyle Fulton
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Hello Dominique,

Thank you for your reply to my recent comments. It is people like you that most folks here in America are proud to call Friend.

I personally, and America, has a very good friend in the Netherlands. His name is Andy Swinnen. I believe you would find it extremely interesting to look at his project in Facebook. Andy has compiled a web site with the history of the 8th Air Force, 401st Bomb Group, which flew B-17 bombers over Germany in WWII. This is a very large web site with many photos. Andy is very active with the Find A Grave web site as well, which is how I became acquainted with him. He and many other Dutch citizens have "adopted" graves of fallen American airmen now buried in Holland and I believe in Belgium also. I'm quite sure you would find his work to be very interesting.

Looking forward to further communication, Domi.

Added by Lyle Fulton on Oct 19, 2016 11:16 AM
Maureen Keillor
RE: Clarence E Blanchard # 128964211
Too funny! Email me at I am planning a trip to the U.S. National Archives at St. Louis where they have the military files. I will add him to my list but will need a reminder.

And thank YOU for your service! :-)
Added by Maureen Keillor on Oct 19, 2016 7:47 AM
Maureen Keillor
RE: Clarence E Blanchard # 128964211
Hi Dom,

I search for an obit for him without success, but I did find the name on the 507th roster:
His service number is on the list. I also checked the website fold3 without anything conclusive.
It's an honor to post these pictures so they can be remembered. <3

Added by Maureen Keillor on Oct 18, 2016 3:16 PM
Lyle Fulton
TSgt Fred A. Rich
Thank you for the remembrance and care you have shown for American servicemen who died in Europe during WWII. You are indeed a friend. I wonder if you are aware that you had posted two identical photos to this memorial?
Added by Lyle Fulton on Oct 18, 2016 12:01 PM
Wallace E. Reed
I have added your tombstone photo to the memorial page for Wallace E. Reed of Belleville and Nutley, New Jersey.
At the link you'll find more information about him.
Thank you for the work you do on behalf of our fallen soldiers.
Added by ANTHONY BUCCINO on Oct 17, 2016 6:04 PM
cynthia mullens
RE: Tony J Spatafore # 87333297

It's about 3/4 of the way down the page, but doesn't say exactly what he did for the 82nd Airborne.
Added by cynthia mullens on Oct 17, 2016 10:46 AM
Laura Young
RE: Melburn L Miller # 111736272
I sent this to the person who is managing Melburn Miller's information on FindAGrave but I thought I would send it to you also. Hope you find it helpful. Laura Young

Obituary from Wells Funeral Home, Waynesville, NC
Maggie Valley, Melburn Lee Miller, age 91, of the Dellwood Community, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Maggie Valley Nursing and Rehab Center.

A native of Madison County, NC, he was the son of the late Andrew Frank and Jessie Case Miller. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Edith Miller in 2006, three brothers, Olen, Reverend Doyle and Reverend Don Miller; three sisters, Zell Hannah, Eula Clark and Pansy Wells. Melburn was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Pacific during WWII. He was a paratrooper and made a number of jumps including the historic jump on the island of Corregidor "The Rock" in the Philippines. He retired from Dayco Corp with 38 years of service and was a member of Dellwood Baptist Church.

Melburn will always be remembered for his faithful service to his church and country. He loved telling stories and making others laugh. He enjoyed gardening and sharing his harvest with neighbors.

He is survived by four daughters, Linda Greene and her husband James of Lake Junaluska; Anne Strickland and her husband Gary of Leicester; Nancy Rathbone and her husband Mitchell of Bethel; Melba Powell and her husband Jeff of Candler; one son, Phil Miller of the home; 6 grandchildren, Ashley Greene, Steve Strickland and his wife Stephanie, Pat Scarborough and her husband Mike, Tyler Rathbone and his wife Keisha, Allison Hicks and her husband Tyler, Andrea Gilliam and her husband Matt and five great-grandchildren, Adam Scarborough, Scarlett and Stonewall Strickland, Jaxon and Judson Hicks.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Dellwood Baptist Church. Reverend Lloyd Fish, Reverend Barry Willett and Reverend Bobby Rogers will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. At other times, the family will be home of Linda Greene, 50 Fox Fire Estates, Waynesville, NC 28786.
Added by Laura Young on Oct 17, 2016 8:12 AM
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