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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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Bio Photo      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!


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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 State of Maine:

Mainers Who Gave Their All - WW II

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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."

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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.

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     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...

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     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.

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     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.

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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:
SALUTES THE FLAG,
SERVES UNDER THE FLAG
and whose COFFIN IS DRAPED BY THE FLAG.

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Jacquelyn Elizabeth Knight Aubrey
Austin Wellington Knight
Hi Russ, I received your bio suggestion for my Uncle Austin who died during WWII. Thank you very much. I am curious where you got the information that he died in Australia. As far as I know, the family was told that he died in an accident in Finschhafen, New Guinea. Thanks. Jackie Knight Aubrey
jacquelnaubrey@msn.com
Added by Jacquelyn Elizabeth Knigh... on May 28, 2015 7:18 AM
Sharon Palmer
Herbert and Mary Bristol
Thank you for transferring their Memorials to me and thanks for such a quick reply. Sharon
Added by Sharon Palmer on May 26, 2015 12:20 PM
Robbie
Olive Todd Holliday
about transfer:
Olive Todd is a cousin of mine through the Todd Line and also the Holliday Line.. If you need more information you can email me at treedude2000@yahoo.com Thank You Robbie
Added by Robbie on May 25, 2015 12:19 PM
Robbie
Olive Todd Holliday
Mr. Russ,
could you transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 8611817 over to me Please.. Thank You, Robert W. Bullen, aka Robbie (#46775076)
Added by Robbie on May 25, 2015 12:15 PM
AMMNY
Thank you for all your research
Mr. Picket on this very special day, Memorial Day I honored on my Face book account Lieut Charles Richard Anderson. I wanted someone that had fallen from my home state. Thank you for having his name rank and information. I am thankful that I could honor him, after so many years after his sacrifice. May you have a blessed Memorial day.
Added by AMMNY on May 25, 2015 5:29 AM
Emily E. Farley Smith
Pvt Carroll Heath's Memorial
Hello. I came across an article about Pvt. Heath and found him listed here. While you aren't the manager, you are credited with having written his bio.

As I'm not the best at bio's, I'd thought I'd just send you a link to the article in case you'd like to suggest any additional info be added to it.

Article - http://news.yahoo.com/forgotten-decades-fallen-ny-soldier-finally-honored-162726916.html

Find A Grave Memorial for Pvt. Heath - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56752154

Many thanks for all the work you've done here.

Regards,
Emily
Added by Emily E. Farley Smith on May 24, 2015 5:27 PM
Loving Daughter
RE: Searching for my Dad
I amin the process of getting pictures and dates I would like you to post. Onr date I have right now is his birth date. August 28th 1921. O will be back in touch. Happy Memorial Day
Added by Loving Daughter on May 24, 2015 12:32 PM
Sherlocks Cousin
RE: If they have added to yours...
Check your memorials as well! You are correct - what they are doing just isn't right and I will let the Admins know. The Admins know that I keep up-to-date on my suggestions and edits:)
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on May 24, 2015 10:49 AM
Loving Daughter
Searching for my Dad
I knew where my dad was buried. Been there as a child and and as an adult, but what I learned today was that I could sponsor his grave What a wonderful Memorial Day gift I have been given. My son lead me to this site to see his marker again. Thanks for all your time making sure love ones have a place to see and read about their past.He is remembered here at home with a detailed memorial on the back of his parents monument for us to visit closer.
Added by Loving Daughter on May 23, 2015 1:22 PM
Julia G
RE: Capt Michael Momcilovich
The day after I took the picture, his class was having their 50th reunion here on West Point. I was volunteering with another organization and his daughter just happened to stop by our table and I was able to meet her.
Added by Julia G on May 22, 2015 1:51 PM
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