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Hazel Corkern Gaudet (#47296019)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo Graduated from LSU Health South Center with a BSN in Nursing.
Registrar for five Societies. Officer at the chapter, state and National levels. Member of DAR,UDC,Southern Dames,Colonial Dames XVIIc,Daughters of American Colonists, Sons and Daughters of the Republic of West Florida, Daughters of 1812,Dames of the Court of Honor.
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 • 25 Memorials Added
 • 25 Memorials Managed
 • 39 Photos
 • 1 Photo Request
 • 4 Volunteer Photos Taken
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Bonnie D.
RE: Corkern Cemetery 3
Thank you.
Added by Bonnie D. on Jan 22, 2016 6:09 AM
Bonnie D.
RE: Corkern Cemetery 3
Thank you.
Added by Bonnie D. on Jan 22, 2016 6:09 AM
Ger H
son of John Corken?
Hello Hazel:

The info below is from your memorial #73337915, for John Corker, whom you state his son changed the family surname to Corkern.

Could you please tell me who this son was, and any webpage locations where I can find him? We think this family may be related to ours, based on DNA matches in Thanks!

M.Jill (Curry) and Gerry Henningsen

Birth: Jun. 15, 1757
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1843
St. Helena Parish
Louisiana, USA

Came with his wife Sarah prior to 1800. His son changed the family name to Corkern
Added by Ger H on Oct 26, 2015 9:45 AM
Bonnie D.
Corkern Cemetery 3
Hi Hazel,
I just noticed you took photos to the entrance of Corkern Cemetery #3 at Enon. Can you tell me how to get there?

Added by Bonnie D. on May 07, 2015 9:46 AM
Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Holland
Pfc William E. Corkern
Pfc William E. Corkern was a soldier of Battery D 105 Coastal Artillery Corps. During D-Day of operation Husky he was on board of the Landing Ship Tank, LST 313. The ship was part of he invasion fleet making amphibious landings at Gela in Sicily. D-Day was 10 July 1943. Suddenly the fleet was attacked and enemy bombers scored a direct hit on LST 313. The deck of the LST was loaded with vehicles and ammunition. A huge explosion occurred killed Pfc Corkern and many others.
After his death he was buried in the temporary American cemetery GELA on Sicily. He was buried in plot-grave C-29-348, date of burial was 25 July 1943.

I am writing a book about this temporary GELA Cemetery, where over 1200 young American men and women have been buried between 1943 and 1947. You took a picture of his grave and I would like to ask your permission to use the picture you took in my book, of course you will be credited.

If you are related and/or may have his picture of documentation abut his death, hope you are willing to share.

thank you

Jan Bos
Nijmegen, Holland
Added by Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Ho... on Jul 13, 2012 10:30 AM

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