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GulfportBob (#46833994)
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Bio Photo I am Bob, 77 years old, living in the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Gulfport, Mississippi.
I only use my electric bicycle and public transportation. I retired from the United States Navy on Friday May 13, 1977. I have always thought of Friday the 13th as my lucky day, and it still is.
I grant permission to use my photographs in all respectful means.
In July 2016 I photographed a cemetery in Puntarenas, Costa Rica and am currently posting te cemetery and sites on Find A Grave, Cemetario Carita.
I add interments when I find them, if they are from your family, I want to transfer them to you because you have more information than I do. If you are maintaining a section of military information elsewhere, I want you to maintain the memorial sites that I posted too. Again you have more info than I do. I will transfer for any or no reason.
I finished photographing the Lord Ridge Cemetery. I was unable to get a complete listing from the City Council. After that, I would have been able to tie in my photographs with the entire "population" of the cemetery. There would have been lots of photos of the headstones that would not be posted because about 90 percent are not available or has been damaged beyond decyphering. I am honored to have been able to post the memorial and headstone photograph of the "Father of his country, Belize" the Right Honorable George Cadle Price.
I am also happy to say that I have photographed every grave site at the US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (up through October 2010) and the Battleground National Cemetery both in Washington, D.C.I have also Posted every grave site at St. Elizabeth's Hospital (West Campus). I photographed and posted all missing memorials and photos at Bethesda Cemetery, Camden, Arkansas. I did the same for Shiloh Cemetery, Union County, Arkansas. I have also photographed all the headstones at the Kanchanaburi War Memorial Cemetery Thailand (the POW Cemetery from the Thai Burma Railroad, Bridge on the River Kwai fame). I have photographed all of the headstones at Chungkai War Cemetery, another POW cemetery from the Thai Burma Railroad, Bridge on the River Kwai fame.
In December 2012, I photographed Labuan War Cemeteryand Labuan War Memorial, in Malaysia.
I photographed all of the headstones at Clark Cemetery, Philippines and have posted them, through December 2014.
One day I will be honored by my name being included on the Fallen Find-A-Grave Contributors Memorial.
I am also a War Graves contributor. https://twgpp.org/volunteers.php?volunteer=704&start=0&cid=93
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LeBookLuver
Thank you
Thank you for your service to our beautiful country and thank you for putting on the memorials of our fallen soldiers. --An old soldier's wife.
Added by LeBookLuver on Feb 14, 2017 1:32 PM
Lynda "Runyon-Frum" Moberg
RE: WW II photos
Thank you. That won't work because I don't have first names. I've even tried national cemetery locator but still can't connect them without a name
Added by Lynda "Runyon-Frum" Mober... on Feb 13, 2017 7:07 PM
Lynda "Runyon-Frum" Moberg
WW II photos
Do you know of any place where you can post photos of People from WW II? I have last names of some and some with no names. I know someone would love these photos if they could find them. Help
Added by Lynda "Runyon-Frum" Mober... on Feb 13, 2017 3:28 PM
Carol Hopper Bader
Charles Funk
Thank you for sharing your picture of the headstone for Charles Francis Funk, Jr. Your time and generosity are appreciated.
Added by Carol Hopper Bader on Feb 12, 2017 5:22 PM
Sunny
Friday the 13th!
"I have always thought of Friday the 13th as my lucky day, and it still is."

Enjoyed finding another person who understands my special relationship with Friday the 13th :)

I wish you well, Sunny
Added by Sunny on Jan 24, 2017 12:28 AM
Pam Wilson
A W Payne
I am researching the names on our local memorial an A W Payne appears on it. So thank you for the photo as we want to have more info of the person not just a name.
Added by Pam Wilson on Dec 31, 2016 1:24 PM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Rafael Angel Aguilar Ch
Great job!
And success.....
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Dec 29, 2016 2:31 AM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Rafael Angel Aguilar Ch
Always interesting to be the first.
I would suggest that you start uploading those photos. It would be a pity taking them and then not posting them.
RJB
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Dec 28, 2016 9:15 AM
raoul
Betty Principal
Merci beaucoup et Joyeux Noel mon cher ami, Robear!
aurayvoir
Added by raoul on Dec 20, 2016 6:53 AM
generesearcher
Burchnalls (father & son) / Labuan
Dear Bob - a note to say thanks for photographing the memorials at Labuan to my relatives Frank Alan Burchnall and his Dad Francis Robert Burchnall who both died at Sandakan whilst POWs.
Added by generesearcher on Dec 11, 2016 4:38 PM
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