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BobBoston (#46926159)
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Bio Photo Celebrate Volunteerism!!!

YOU Volunteer to get the Burial Plot.
I'LL Volunteer to get the photo.
Hello All,
WEE talked me into this...and I've been having a great time taking headstone photos from France, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Easter Island, Saigon, Africa, Iceland, Greenland, and all over New England. Wherever I travel I check out the photo requests in that local Zip Code. Rather nice hobby that keeps me walking now that I am retired.

Please, Please, call the cemetery to get the burial plot.

Suggestions are appreciated.

DO NOT COPY ANYONE'S PHOTOS without asking for permission!!!


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Horace Scott grave - Rabaul
Many thanks, Bob, for taking the time and effort to photograph my uncle's grave in Rabaul. Unfortunately I don't think I will be able to visit it myself anytime soon so I really appreciate the photo you have taken and posted. Bev S.
Added by bescotti on Feb 22, 2017 4:16 PM
Heinrich Eukens 155750399
You sent message he is not buried there.

Do you have a source for that? as most cemeteries don't have complete records.. just because he doesn't have a marker or isn't listed in the records, doesn't mean he isn't there.

I know of too many instances, of even current burials, that are not listed in the cemetery where they are buried; more often than not, because the family put someone's ashes with another family member, and never paid to do it; or ashes went in to the spouse's coffin and no one notified the cemetery office; cemeteries won't add a person to their records, unless their location has been paid for. even if they know for sure they are buried there..
Added by Kerry on Feb 22, 2017 11:24 AM
Lyla Murray Rhodes (Nee) Martin
Private Reginald Lyal Martin
Thank you Bob for doing this, The Martin Family, especially his Brothers & Sister would have been very proud. I am, being a Martin I remember him very clearly. Lyla Rhodes (Nee Martin)
Added by Lyla Murray Rhodes (Nee) ... on Feb 21, 2017 11:12 PM
Bob GORRIE in New Britain
Great to have the image you posted. His late widow had one mounted in a card among her papers, but the colour had deteriorated badly, and it was virtually unusable. Many thanks indeed. Did you visit the cemetery? Would be nice to see the wider context of his plot, if that were at all possible?.
Added by Chris PIGOTT on Feb 21, 2017 6:49 PM
Lyla Murray Rhodes (Nee) Martin
Death of Reginald Lyal Martin
Thank you so much for following up & the Photo of my Uncle Reg. I have added a little bit of further information about him. However I do have a query re the actual place of where he is Buried. I have always been told it was at the "Bita Paka Cemetery in Rabaul.?? Once again Thank you. Lyla Rhodes (Nee) Martin.
Added by Lyla Murray Rhodes (Nee) ... on Feb 21, 2017 6:47 PM
Major Lionel Charles (Laddy) Saunders
Thank you so much Bob for taking the time to visit and take the photo of his Memorial Plaque.

He died when being transported in a Dakota that crashed into an unnamed mountain with an elevation of 7,000' roughly 150' below the peak in an area known as Milim approximately six miles inland from Wide Bay. Everyone aboard were killed in the crash. The height of this peak was incorrectly plotted on their maps

Kind Regards
Added by Peter49uk on Feb 21, 2017 5:52 AM
Thomas Newton photos
Hi Bob, thanks for the photos of Thomas Newton memorial, they are awesome!
Added by Stombell on Feb 21, 2017 4:47 AM
SJ Hearn
Re: Canadian casualties of the Korean War
Hello, Bob!
*I trust that all is well with you and yours.
*I'd like to request the transfer of five of your memorial pages, in the Busan Cemetery in South Korea, over to me to allow the addition of their respective military service information to the memorial pages. I will gladly re-transfer these back to you, if you wish, after I've finished.
*The memorial pages are, 118608588 , 118608606 ,
118608600 , 118608599 and 118608611.
*Thank you for all the assistance you've given me in the past and thank you, in advance, for kindly considering this request.
*Shirley (# 46864594 ).
Added by SJ Hearn on Feb 18, 2017 12:54 PM
Beverly Smith
Francis Whitmore (1623-1685)
Hi Bob,
Thank you for creating this memorial. I have run into a question as to the parentage of Francis. Hoping you or your viewers may clear this picture, I am referring to his father. Is the father, John, I (1589-1648)or Thomas (abt. 1558-)??
Beverly Smith
Added by Beverly Smith on Feb 17, 2017 12:41 PM
Aircrew Remembered
F/O. Michael Harvey Good
Bob, working on a page to the Good crew 149 Squadron - may I use the photos of their graves at Kiel please? Full credits placed to you of course.
Added by Aircrew Remembered on Feb 15, 2017 9:15 AM
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