|John "J-Cat" Griffith (#46568383)|
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Hello I'm John T. Griffith, born in Oceanside California, a Viet Nam War M.P. Corps U.S. Army Veteran and a former CHP Officer. In September 2002, I assisted the National Archives Center, Missouri, in replacing lost and destroyed U.S. Army files. It was during that research project I discovered Find A Grave, wanted to be a part of it's concept and became a member. I have always had a passion for history and the people who have lived it. People in everyday life who through the needs and demands of their times shaped the world. I believe each day is a gift and the best part of any day is that day. I'm also a professional musician and have shared the stage with many named artists. In addition, I'm a vintage guitar expert have contributed, plus co-wrote for many vintage guitar books and articles in Vintage Guitar magazine about the subject. Plus a photographer, writer and historian, for the San Diego Reader. I will gladly transfer any of my bios to relatives or folks with a concerned interest. I, my wife Mary and our Dachshund "Timmy", reside in Vista, California. Thanks and best regards, John|
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|USCT Cemetery Mgr.||In Re: Transfer Of USCT Memorial To Me|
Domo arigato gozaimasu (thank you very much)...for transferring the Josiah Claghorn USCT Memorial #8246603 to me.
Michael James Morton - USCT Cemetery Mgr. (#49120946)
|Chief Funologist||Dorothy Law Nolte|
Mr. John "J-Cat" Griffith,
Thank you for transferring the memorial page of Dorothy Law Nolte (Find A Grave Memorial# 12336032) to my stewardship. I will leave in place the outstanding biographical information and photograph you have placed within it, and when time allows, I will provide links between her memorial page and the memorial pages of her family members.
Keep up the excellent work!
|John Mills||Peter Mitchell|
Thanks John for the transferring of Peter Mitchell.
He was a cousin of my mother's.
|David Wend||RE: Sir Henry Wood|
Thanks, John. I appreciate your response.
|David A Swiger||Richard I. Fiske|
Thank you for all the great bio's I have run across on FindAGrave of Veterans. It helps to know more than just a name.
This latest one (for me) of Richard Irwin Fiske just shows how unpredictable life can be. I imagine he lost some friends in that Pearl Harbor attack. And yet years later more healing of the heart happened with his embracing one of his former enemy.
|jana davis||RE: Harvey Penick|
Thank you John. Much appreciated.
Jana L. Davis
|Susan||RE: Greg Lake|
John - thank you for posting that marvelous photo & bio of Greg Lake on his memorial. What a terrible loss...still can't believe he's gone...
Added by Susan on Dec 27, 2016 10:57 PM
|Jerry and Roger||RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 9316434|
Hi John, Thanks very much for your reply, I will try and see if I can reach someone at both cemeteries to try and get this issue clarified. I did get a photo of marker on mausoleum wall at Lincoln, that's main reason I feel he is there and not Evergreen, I will let you know what I find. My spouse is from Carlsbad, we just were in Oceanside yesterday to visit his family. Respectfully, Jerry
Thank you for leaving information about my brother Buddy Winkelspecht's death on his memorial site. We made up part of the heavy metal band Asylum in South Jersey in the 80's, along with virtuoso guitarist Rick Kelly, aka Eric Jankowski. I wonder if he is still alive, we lost touch long ago....
Added by Zappa on Aug 25, 2016 7:11 AM
|SweetPea||William Lawrence Boyd|
I found your name as the person who wrote a great memorial to Hopalong Cassidy. I was a big fan of his also and I have an original newspaper clipping with his photo from a Hawaiian newspaper in 1972. I would like to add to his page but it's not accepting any more photos. Have you any suggestions?
Thank you for any help!
Added by SweetPea on Jul 25, 2016 5:55 PM
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