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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!

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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RE: 1213299
Janice confirmed he was in the service...probably a rifle trainer. I saw the grave card and said right on it "died on active duty".
Added by ShaneO on Feb 10, 2016 6:10 PM
Must not be on your list...please make a photo request...I'm currently out.
Added by ShaneO on Feb 09, 2016 11:46 PM
Janice Gerow
RE: SSgt Robert L Mooneyham
Thank you so much. I had Robert's Purple Heart, but sent it to his last remaining sister. I still have several letters he wrote his mother (my grandmother) and telegrams about his death.
Added by Janice Gerow on Feb 03, 2016 4:57 AM
Thanks, was in Badger tonight.
Added by ShaneO on Jan 28, 2016 9:02 PM
Olive's Branch
Jewell Cullen #13404391
Hi Russ,

Thanks for making that link and for creating the memorial! Would you mind taking another look and returning her photo to the top position? The photo transcribers bumped it to the second page. Thanks again for your time and effort. Valerie
Added by Olive's Branch on Jan 26, 2016 8:07 AM
Nancy E.
RE: Donald Roderick
I do not know how much research you have been able to do on Donald, but I live in Ohio, and have been known to Call California to find out information of relatives. I Goggled the area, and there are several Cemeteries in the area. Sometimes, calling the Cemeteries offices, or Caretaking Townships, will help you locate the correct place. But, I am sure you know that. If you are lucky, there is a Data Base for reference. Thank you for your persistence, and good luck. Also, God Bless you for your service to our God and Country.
Added by Nancy E. on Jan 20, 2016 5:19 AM
Just wanted to say "Hi"
Hi Russ,

saw your edit for John Cooper in Lyndon Center and thought I would just send you a NEK howdy doody, and wish you and yours a happy new year!

Anne Stowell
Added by Anne on Jan 13, 2016 8:10 PM
Hal G. Brown
H. Wayne Pierce, USN, Killed in action WWII
Hi Russ,

Just wanted to be sure you were aware of H. Wayne Pierce, USN, Killed in action WWII and buried over at White Clay.

Best regards, -Hal
Added by Hal G. Brown on Jan 13, 2016 8:41 AM
Tim Cook
RE: HELP .....
According to the missing air crew report, the crew of 42-96044 was:

2LT Russell H Clevender, Pilot
(Co-pilot Gallagher survived)
1LT William J Williams, Bombardier
and Sgt's Blair, Delano and Mankins

You have Wm J Williams on the other aircraft...
I will have to study the other one later and see if I can help you sort it out
Added by Tim Cook on Jan 12, 2016 11:15 PM
diane SNYDER
RE: Once again ...
Thank you so much! That was fast!

Great Job! It is so important to so many people.

Have a great day!

Added by diane SNYDER on Jan 10, 2016 10:22 AM
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