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Douglas Brown (#46904304)
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I'm a 37 year old male from Burlington, IA, just doing this in my spare time.
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Thomas W Frank
RE: Philp Spencer of the Somers
Hello Doug. Thanks so much for your reply. I have a copy of those transcripts but I can't find Spencer's birth date in them. I am preparing an article on the Somers and your find-a-grave memorial is the only source I can locate which gives a specific date of birth for Philip Spencer. Even the published Spencer genealogy does not. Most such documents say "1824" or "about 1824" because he was 19 years old at the time of his death. Could you tell me where in the trial report you find his date of birth?
Thanks very much. I have an actual copy of the trial report but digitized editions are also available on-line. I can send you links if you can't find them but I would be super grateful to have this reference so I can cite it.
Many thanks.
Added by Thomas W Frank on Sep 04, 2015 4:48 AM
Thomas W Frank
Philp Spencer of the Somers
Could you please tell me your source for the birth date of Philip Spencer?
Thanks very much!
Tom Frank
Added by Thomas W Frank on Aug 31, 2015 4:25 PM
Joseph Mann
LTC Norman Dike

This is up to you, but you may wish to add LTC Norman Dike (53208215) to your Band of Brothers virtual cemetery.

Dike was transferred from Division HQ to Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in the first week of November 1944 becoming Company Commander.[5][6][7] During the assault on Foy, Dike had ordered a platoon to go on a flanking mission around the rear of the town.[8] During their charge, he ordered them to take cover.[8] His subordinates informed him they were going to get killed because they were sitting ducks.[8] At the same time, Captain Richard Winters, former commander of Easy Company and the Battalion executive officer, tried radioing him to tell him the same thing. Having no idea how to control the situation, Dike froze.[8][9] As Carwood Lipton, at that time the company's first sergeant, later put it: "He fell apart."[8] He was relieved during fighting at Foy by First Lieutenant Ronald Speirs under orders from Captain Winters, then moved on to become an aide to General Taylor, 101st Airborne Division.

Added by Joseph Mann on Jul 08, 2014 12:33 PM
Mo (Baxter) & Dave Gates
RE: Re: Richard Reynolds memorial
You are very welcome.. very glad to help.
Mo and Dave
Added by Mo (Baxter) & Dave Gates on Jul 06, 2013 8:01 PM
RE: Re Marsha Steele memorial
Certainly, I used to be related to the Steele's, my mother was married to Ron Steele, do you know him? Marsha and Charley also used to live across the street from us on Charles St. I will transfer her to you. Gravetracker :)
Added by GraveTracker on Jun 23, 2013 3:32 PM
Michael W. Messer Sr.
RE: Roger Ingwersen Memorial
Plase so Douglas, I can use all the hlp you can give me. If you want to email the info, it is

Thanks in advance.
Michael William Messer Sr
Added by Michael W. Messer Sr. on Jun 23, 2013 8:14 AM
Bob Hufford
RE: On your Bea Arthur memorial
No apology owed to me. Sometimes it takes work to get things straight. I always honor vets whether the person served a single hitch or whether the military was the whole point of the person's life.


Added by Bob Hufford on Jul 14, 2011 7:37 AM
Charles A. Lewis
RE: General Sink Memorial
I've passed your message on to Russ and he says that your apology is accepted. As he had promised, he re-posted it on the memorial under his own name.

Thank you.
Added by Charles A. Lewis on Oct 22, 2010 5:41 PM
RE: Merlin Olsen memorial
I don't take it as nitpicking. In other words thanks for telling me. I haven't been doing this long I have trouble putting pic's up any advice would be appreciated.
Thanks again
Added by happi on Mar 13, 2010 10:59 AM
RE: Sponsorship of Joe Toye memorial
You are very Welcome!! After years of watching the series Band of Brothers I was thrilled to find Mr. Toye, but to find that I could sponsor him too is an honor!! Thank you.
Added by LaDene on Feb 07, 2010 7:32 AM
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