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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
 member for 12 years, 11 months, 25 days
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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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Messages left for Russ Pickett (1658)[Leave Message]
Stone Hunter Babe
RE: Pvt Bradley C Penn
You are so very welcome!
Added by Stone Hunter Babe on May 31, 2015 7:44 PM
Connie Lagasse Russell
Vietnam Vet
Memorial# 69048669
Added by Connie Lagasse Russell on May 31, 2015 1:45 PM
Pamela Kohl Spetla
Matthew Kropkowski
Hi Russ -

Jeni asked me to transfer Matt to you for additional editing.... Keep up the great work! Regards, Pam (spetnet@aol.com)
Added by Pamela Kohl Spetla on May 30, 2015 11:19 PM
pmazo
129774424 John Delaney
Hello, I live in the town that John is buried. I came across his death cert and posted it on his page if you would like to have it. I was going to enter his name but I see you beat me to it!
Thank you for honoring these soldiers as you have. Take care, Pam
Added by pmazo on May 28, 2015 6:14 PM
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
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