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Dave Deatherage (#47239334)
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Bio Photo American ancestry traced back to Spotsylvania, Rappahannock, and Augusta counties of Virginia in the early 1700s. Ancestors fought with the American rebel patriots of the Revolutionary war, one great great great grandfather fought at the Battle of New Orleans, and great grandfathers of both my parents' families fought for Virginia in the Confederacy -> 50th Va Inf., 8th Va Cav., 5th Va Inf, and another, unknown cavalry unit.

My father, Paul E. Deatherage, served with US Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-119 in the Philippines during World War II. He was the only member of his deployment crew to survive the war.
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VPB-119, Crew #1 (13)
VPB-119, Crew #13 (12)
VPB-119, Crew #15 (6)
VPB-119, Crew #17 (13)
VPB-119, Crew #3 (13)
VPB-119, Crew #4 (13)
VPB-119, Crew#12 (7)
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PBJ Bomber - Joh Becker
Thank you!
Added by idahonetto on Jun 04, 2015 8:47 AM
PBJ Bomber - "The Love Bug"
I am helping my friend find information on his father, Sgt. John A. Becker and saw your post.

Sgt. Becker is listed here:

Best regards,
Linda Bearse-Netto
Added by idahonetto on Jun 03, 2015 7:28 PM
JP Rogers
RE: Paul E. Davis, Aviation Radioman
I do believe that would be the same Paul Davis. He was my uncle (mother's brother) and I was close to him growing up. I would be glad to share some other photos via email if you like. My address is
JP Rogers
Added by JP Rogers on May 02, 2015 7:41 AM
RE: Tablets of the Missing - Manila
Actually, another FindaGraver told me who to email at the cemetery, and they were happy to photograph the sailor's name on the tablet, and email it back. Send me the name on the memorial, and I'll search and find the email address for you.
Added by sticksandstones on Apr 22, 2015 11:56 AM
RE: Col Thomas Poage headstoe inscription
I do not know the full inscription on the headstone you might try contacting the person who posted the picture,
Good luck and good to hear from you
Gail Lyons Grier
Added by GL on Mar 29, 2015 2:34 PM
Pro Deo et Constitutione
Ric Tobin's (Deatherage work)
check this out:

my best regards,
David Yost
Added by Pro Deo et Constitutione on Mar 24, 2015 10:59 AM
Pro Deo et Constitutione
ric tobin's
Added by Pro Deo et Constitutione on Mar 24, 2015 10:58 AM
Pro Deo et Constitutione
Deatherage Family History

My name is David Yost, and I am a Deatherage descendant.

My F.A.G. handle is " Deo et patriae ", which means God and Country.

My Deatherage Line is as follows:

William Deatherage =1
John Deatherage =2
Lewis Deatherage =3
Alfred Deatherage (b 1804) =4
Zearelda Deatherage ( b 1923) m. David Huffman =5
Alfred Huffman (b 1843) m. Louisa Rothwell =6
Lucy Ann Huffma (b 1876 ) m. George M. Palmer =7
Ethel Palmer ( b. 1907) m. Otto H. Reich =8
Eloise Reich ( b 1934) m. John Yost =9
Me = David Yost, (b. 1961 ) = 10

Do you have the book, "The Deatherage Family", written by Richard W. Tobin II ?

my private email is : talk with me there.

My best regards, David Yost

Added by Pro Deo et Constitutione on Mar 24, 2015 10:38 AM
James Bianco
Request to use a photo
Hello Dave, I recently created a memorial for a cenotaph which was placed in the hometown of a soldier who died in The Philippines. He was Robert I. Suhl, memorial 56763741. I saw that you placed a great photograph of his unit on that memorial. May I please use this photograph on his cenotaph memorial (memorial 143944709 ) Lower Cemetery, Phillipston, Ma. ? I have noted on the memorial his actual burial place and linked to it directly.
Thank You for your consideration. James
Added by James Bianco on Mar 20, 2015 11:06 AM
Nancy Davidson Moll
RE: J W Still Service Station
Thanks for your quick reply, Dave.

Yes, Nancy is my given name. Molly was from when I owned a quilt shop, Miss Molly's.

Your information is very much appreciated. If you think of anything more, we'd love to have it... you have at least 3 years to come up with something! :)

It's all volunteer labor and financed with fund raisers. We're thinking at least $10,000. As we get a little further on, I'll post a picture. If you don't live too far away, we'd love to have you at the dedication.

Added by Nancy Davidson Moll on Mar 02, 2015 7:31 PM
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