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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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     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.

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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

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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

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

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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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Ernie Mabrey
David W. Reed
Hey Russ, I belatedly saw your question on Find-a-Grave for David W. Reed, died in 1965, buried in William Penn Cemetery in Philadelphia. This is almost certainly the David Reed who was our neighbor on Bayview Road north of Odessa when I was growing up. He was closer to my older brother Danny's age, and maybe around your age, so you were in school with him? I think he died on his farm after being electrocuted, he was only 13 years old, which was a real shame, I remember when this happened. Being over 40 years ago, my memory of him is pretty vague now, other than he was a nice guy and I think was pretty popular with people. He is probably buried up in William Penn cemetery because I think the Reed's might've originally been from that part of Pennsylvania. You also see the surname Whitfield on the gravestone, too, I am certain that was his mother Helen's maiden name.

Hope this helps, Ernie Mabrey
Added by Ernie Mabrey on May 30, 2016 2:32 PM
David Pridham
RE: Pvt Paul E Dostie
You very welcome. Glad to help.
Added by David Pridham on May 30, 2016 12:54 PM
Loren Bender
re. Albert E. Germaine
Hello Russ i requested a photo for this grave and Find A Grave Member #46916450 searched and reported she could not find a stone. Loren
Added by Loren Bender on May 29, 2016 2:42 PM
JimO
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Russ,

I'm sure you'll be getting a few more updates from me. I am putting together an Oryoku Maru cemetery on Find A Grave.

Jim
Added by JimO on May 29, 2016 9:19 AM
Karen Ohar
John Ohar
I am John Ohar's niece. I would like to make some updates to my Uncle's information.
Added by Karen Ohar on May 29, 2016 9:14 AM
A Horan
RE: 2LT John Fulton Ligon, Jr
Thank you for double-checking it, Russ. In just going by Explorer, the Pate's are in that location. I was out there today (for 8.5 hours!), but didn't get a chance to run over to Section 8. I will do so in the next few days, certainly by the end of next week.

You can remove your photo request, if you like -- I've recorded all the info and it's now on my "to-do" sheet. Might be easier if you cancel your request, that will give me more time to find it, if I run into problems. If I can't find him, I'll go to the ANC Visitor Center and have them show me where he is!

Thank you again, Russ, and I will get back to you!
Added by A Horan on May 26, 2016 7:51 PM
Dale Working
Col Alexander Gordon
mumford Rural Vemetery. I noticed that you have him as a Col in the War of 1812 and wondered where you found this information? I am looking for an ancestor of mine that was also Col Alexander Godon, who should be buried around that area and probably in Mumford Rural Cemetery, but he was too young to be in the War of 1812. Instead, he was in the Militia of New York State circa 1839. I was hoping the War of 1812 was a mistake on this memorial and he is the ancestor I have been looking for. I sure wish there were birth and death dates on this memorial as then I would know for sure. He is probably not my ancestor but I thought I would check to see where you found his military record, or if it was listed on his burial record. Thanks!
Added by Dale Working on May 24, 2016 11:27 AM
Sherlocks Cousin
RE: Francis G.
Thanks
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on May 24, 2016 6:21 AM
Robert Sage
Sgt William H Osborne
Thanks for the info on Sgt Osborne, it is great stuff. If you ever need info on a Viet Nam casualty, check our web site.
www.coffeltdatabase.org
We got 2 more added this year who were missed.
Robert Sage
Vietnam 68-69-70 15th CMBT ENGRS
MSGT (ret) TX NAT GUARD
Added by Robert Sage on May 23, 2016 2:33 PM
Laura
Charles B. Knox
Thanks for the transfer! :)
Added by Laura on May 23, 2016 8:08 AM
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