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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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Bio Photo      I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!

When creating bio's for our war veterans I strive to make them as "accurate" as possible using all the records I can find for them.

An American by birth, A Soldier & Christian by choice, and a proud American patriot!

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Neglected graves are a shameful thing!

"Time will not dim the glory of their deeds."
General of the Armies, John J. Pershing

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Some think the reason I put a link to this page on bio’s that I worked on for the below soldiers & sailors is because I want to be noticed. “Not True”. I do it because I want to take responsibility for what I’ve written in case there are questions. Simple as that.

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I've completed the following States displaying World War II Soldiers & Sailors who died during the war:

Delawareans Who Gave Their All - WW II

Mainers Who Gave Their All - WW II

Marylanders Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Hampshirites Who Gave Their All - WW II

Vermonters Who Gave Their All - WW II

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I'm currently working on Connecticut, the District Of Columbia and the State of New York:

Connecticuter's Who Gave Their All - WW II

District Of Columbia's Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Yorkers Who Gave Their All - WW II

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Not A Word Spoken - None Needed
Support Our Veterans!!

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If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."

Also note from FAG rules:

"No photos of obituary's are allowed, No bio's in flower sections are allowed. The record added to the right cemetery first may stay and the burial unknown will be deleted regardless of the dates.

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     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...

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     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.

     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.

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It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Messages left for Russ Pickett (2016)[Leave Message]
Robin Edwards
Thank you
Mr. Pickett, I would like to thank you for taking my grandparents,Ethna and Willis Buchman,graveside to your care, I have added a couple of photos and once I confirm birth places I will add those also, if you don't mind. Again thank you so much...Robin Edwards
Added by Robin Edwards on May 21, 2017 2:05 PM
#68302711 PVT. Gerald N Bianchi
i just added this memorial to my family member and read the personal and military info written about him. i assume you wrote this, don't know if you are a family member but i would like to know if i can have permission to use this info on his page on the family tree.
thank you,
Added by Donna on May 20, 2017 3:02 PM
Chris Collins
RE: George Henry
The records I have found, show his name as George Henry.
Added by Chris Collins on May 20, 2017 10:02 AM
John "Jack" Richter
Martin Gara
Transfer completed. You do not need to return it to me. It is in good hands.
Still adding photos to S-R Cemetery, at 76% as of today. Plot B is a real problem, my photos are all washed out, difficult to edit. Also it appears we missed Row 6 in Plot H. Am working on the Army/Army Air Forces Tablets of the Missing.
Think I have most of the Navy missing posted.
Take care,

Added by John "Jack" Richter on May 17, 2017 2:23 PM
Andy Longacre
RE: Jacob Longacre 8734316
Thank you He's my 3rd great grandfather
Added by Andy Longacre on May 16, 2017 5:39 PM
Andy Longacre
Jacob Longacre 8734316
Hi Russ
Could you add Jacob Longacre to your appropriate Civil War Virtual Cemeteries
He served in the 3rd Regiment De infantry
He also spent a few months in the 1st Regiment.
Thank you
Andy Longacre
Added by Andy Longacre on May 15, 2017 3:10 PM
Chris Collins
RE: Civil War Soldiers
You're welcome Russ! I am just glad I was able to help. I just want to make sure that no veteran is forgotten. I have also been using your records to see if veterans are not marked, So with the Stricker Camp grave project, we are able to place a marker with the graves.
Added by Chris Collins on May 15, 2017 7:29 AM
Chris Collins
Sgt Edward D Gaylord
Sgt Edward D Gaylord of the 4th DE infantry is buried in the Old Drawyers cemetery in Odessa,DE. I am glad I was able to help find his grave for you. He also died in an accident when he was dragging his rifle when it went off, wounding his left hand. He was sent to Lincoln General Hospital, where he died from his wounds on August 20th 1864. The information came from the book " A Quaker Officer in the Civil War, Henry Gawthrop of the 4th Delaware".
Added by Chris Collins on May 14, 2017 9:52 PM
Chris Collins
Sgt Edward D Gaylord
Sgt Edward D Gaylord of the 4th DE infantry is buried in the Old Drawyers cemetery in Odessa,DE. I am glad I was able to help find his grave for you.
Added by Chris Collins on May 14, 2017 9:45 PM
Elizabeth Prosser
Lt jg. Harold A. Axtell Jr.
memorial no 56245405

I have a photograph of Harold Jr. for this memorial.

Elizabeth Prosser
Added by Elizabeth Prosser on May 14, 2017 8:21 PM
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