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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!

When creating bio's for our war veterans I strive to make them as "accurate" as possible using all the records I can find for them.

A Delawarean by birth, A Soldier & Christian by choice, and a proud American patriot!

Neglected graves are a shameful thing!

"Time will not dim the glory of their deeds."
General of the Armies, John J. Pershing

Some think the reason I put a link to this page on bio’s that I worked on for the below soldiers & sailors is because I want to be noticed. “Not True”. I do it because I want to take responsibility for what I’ve written in case there are questions. Simple as that.

I've completed the following States displaying World War II Soldiers & Sailors who died during the war:

Delawareans Who Gave Their All - WW II

Mainers 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 District Of Columbia and the State of New York:

District Of Columbia's Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Yorkers Who Gave Their All - WW II

Not A Word Spoken - None Needed
Support Our Veterans!!

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."

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.

     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...

     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.

     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.

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:

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC
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Danny Picard
Your Graves
If you wish to visit these graves, we can take you there. They are not easy to find and the old and abandoned. We took 2 hours to find these graves and then clear downed trees and brush. We then cleaned the stones with water to make them readable. There are many more very worn graves and stone. We will get back to them when we can to clear the grave yard and find more as we can.

E-mail us if you want more info. @
Added by Danny Picard on Aug 28, 2016 7:20 PM
Joe Kasmiersky
His page looks nice. Thanks for updating it.
Added by svanwyk on Aug 28, 2016 8:06 AM
Sharla Cerra
RE: PFC Clarence A Morton
Russ, I just now checked my public messages and saw your additions to Clarence's memorial. Thank you so much! He was a quiet, unassuming young man, and well worth the time to do that.
Added by Sharla Cerra on Aug 27, 2016 11:35 AM
Margaret Louise Whitby Sard Memorial
Thank you kindly, Sir, for your updates to the Margaret Louise Whitby Sard memorial from my submitted request. Your dedication and assistance to the Find A Grave website is greatly appreciated. Again, I thank you. Best regards.
Added by #46851787 on Aug 25, 2016 4:18 PM
RE: FltOff Edward L Morris, Jr
Hi Russ,

At least we know the info has been thoroughly fact checked, right? ;) Thanks for taking the three of them under your wing and getting their memorials all cleaned up - they look great. I still have a little polish to put onto my grandfather's memorial, but I know he would appreciate it linking up with all of his fellow crew mates.

I was also wondering if you would be willing to assist me in obtaining documentation on my grandfather's Silver Star? So far we've come up empty handed, and by the extensive amount of WWII military research that I see you are into, I can't think of anyone better to ask.

Thanks in advance,
Added by xrudex on Aug 18, 2016 4:13 PM
RE: 2Lt Leland Arnim Rehmet
You are doing a wonderful thing for our soldiers and our country. My father passed away in 2015 at the age of 101.
A member of the Greatest Generation, he flew the B-24 Bomber during WW II. He stayed in the reserves until 1975 and retired as. Lt. Colonel. He passed his last flight physical at age of 89. He has joined the air, where he always loved to be. He was a true Patriot and he loved his country.
Added by JFH on Aug 15, 2016 9:54 AM
Red Dog
RE: SGT Elmer L Murray, Jr
Good Morning Russ,
Yes, I checked my e-mail and it was back in 2008 when I sent you two photos. They will not load anymore so I don't know what they are of. Do you still have correspondence between us. I'm fuzzy about this now.
Added by Red Dog on Aug 13, 2016 9:46 AM
Dominique Potier
Find A Grave Memorial# 36726080
Of Course you can Rus ;-))))

Their suggestion:
Hi Dominique,

We have worked together before my friend. :-)

Can I get a transfer on this record please?

I " will " send him back to you when I'm done.

He is part of this flight that I am working on:

Thanks my friend,
Added by Dominique Potier on Aug 12, 2016 2:57 AM
Gates Presbyterian Cemetery
Just wanted to thank you for all the work you did along with Mount Hope, NY for the Gates Presbyterian Cemetery. The Gates Garden Club and the Town of Gates has just finished a clean up of this historic cemetery which included new plantings, trimming and mowing. Your work shines.
Added by jeanp on Aug 10, 2016 2:23 PM
Emanuel Agnello
I just sent an edit for E. Agnello's parents. Please decline it - I goofed. There is a second Emanuel Agnello. Sorry. Jeanp
Added by jeanp on Aug 09, 2016 1:49 PM
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