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Tim Cook (#46481904)
 member for 13 years, 3 months, 12 days
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Bio Photo Researching some of the 36,000 + Army Air Forces personnel who died in the
line of duty, in non-combat missions during the World War II era in service-related accidents.
They gave their all and died in the service
of their country, but received no purple hearts
and virtually no mention in the history books
and have largely been forgotten by time.

Please use the Edit tab, and select Suggest a Correction or Provide Additional Information to make any update requests. It is much easier to handle the issue this way, rather than a personal email.

If you choose to send an email regarding any memorial here, please be very specific who you are
referring to: Name, death year and cemetery name (if possible).

I am not related to anyone I have added here in the military category. I added all my ancestors nearly ten years ago.

I am happy to update any memorial, including family links. But I DO NOT like adding census information, copies of death certificates and please do not add long obituaries to the "photo" area. The information can be condensed and pasted into the bio area. If you don't have the time to type out the obituary, just email it to me. I will add it and give you credit for finding it.
I appreciate any information that can "round out" someone's bio.

From time to time I get emails asking me where I obtained the names of linked family members, etc.
I add information from update requests "at face value." I do not keep logs of who sent them to me, or when. If I don't see a conflict, I assume the info is accurate. The information I add is only as accurate as the source material, which, of course, can be flawed.

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Michael Cremer
Samuel Albin
Thank you for the additional information regarding Samuel Joseph Albin. I've added it to his Memorial as you suggested. I appreciate your dedication, work and contributions.
Added by Michael Cremer on Aug 20, 2014 11:45 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
Lyle T.
Thank you doesn't say half of how how much your edit means to me. Your hard work on behalf of those who served, perished, or were forever altered is so very much appreciated.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 20, 2014 10:20 AM
Michelle
RE: Clayton & Leonard Jolley--Belmont
Your more then welcome. There was three other people in the area that shared there last name. I added memorials for them. They are the following people.
Winnie C Jolley 1862-1946
Linnaeus C Jolley 1849-1934
Esther Muriel Jolley 1907-1929

I hope this helps with filling in some blanks.

-Michelle
Added by Michelle on Aug 18, 2014 9:01 AM
lawman
RE: MABEL M. VALK
Tim - I cannot edit a page that you created. It is under your control only. Otherwise, I would. Eual
Added by lawman on Aug 16, 2014 10:48 AM
Karen Hill
Laura Foster in Iowa
Many, many thanks for the photo!! Have a nice resdt of the summer.
Added by Karen Hill on Aug 16, 2014 8:45 AM
lawman
MABEL M. VALK
Tim - Mabel M. Valk is buried in the Farmington Memorial Cemetery aka Highland View Memorial Gardens just outside Farmington, CA. Here is information I put as part of a caption to a photo I added to her webpage that you created:

According to the California Death Index, Mabel M. Valk was born in Oklahoma on 9 May 1901 (not 1900 per the head stone). Her mother's maiden name was Barksdale. Mabel died in San Joaquin County, CA, on 27 Jul 1955.

You can use the birth and death info to update her webpage.

Yours, Eual D. Blansett, Jr.
Added by lawman on Aug 15, 2014 12:48 PM
TD Miller
Henry & Mark Thompson GGNC
Hi Tim,

It appears as though Henry Thompson's (1915-1957)headstone photo posted on Mark Thompson's (1947-1968) memorial page and visa versa. -T
Added by TD Miller on Aug 15, 2014 8:36 AM
Stephan Cheney
Charlie Bemus
Tim,

Many thanks for your time and your kindness in taking these photos of the Bemus plots in Riceville. Nicely done....

Stephan Cheney
Added by Stephan Cheney on Aug 15, 2014 7:05 AM
Kerry Walton Erion
John Heinmiller
Thanks Tim for taking the lovely photo of John Heinmiller's grave. Kerry Walton Erion
Added by Kerry Walton Erion on Aug 14, 2014 5:38 PM
Robyn Dowd
Lola Burns
Tim,
Thank you so much for filling this request. I don't know when I'd ever have the opportunity to make it to the cemetery.
Robyn Dowd
Added by Robyn Dowd on Aug 14, 2014 4:42 PM
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