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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.

A Delawarean 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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w Kreider
Mary Kreider Roper
I want to make sure that I had thanked you for the transfer of my Aunt Mary Roper.
She was the only relative I knew as a child and was a very sweet lady. She was Dad's only sibling and they wrote each other _every week_ until she developed Alzheimers. She means a lot to me.
Thank you again.

Added by w Kreider on Mar 22, 2017 3:08 PM
Any idea

Where to find burial locations for these? They are not on Nationwide Gravesite locator?
Added by ShaneO on Mar 21, 2017 9:26 AM
Anne Cady
1LT Robert E. Moessner - died 1944
Hi Russ - The burial schedule for Arlington included a burial for 1LT Robert E. Moessner, US Army Air Force scheduled for 4/5/2017. I wondered if you would be interested in taking over this memorial and creating a bio for him. I did find an article on his remains being recovered ( Let me know. Thanks!
Added by Anne Cady on Mar 15, 2017 7:33 PM
142690253 Yours if you want him....
Added by ShaneO on Mar 15, 2017 6:12 PM
Rhonda Fleming
RE: MM1 Quentin Boyd Reynolds
God bless you, thank you so much! I appreciate it from the bottom of my heart! Our loved ones that have passed deserves our respect that they gave their lives for us. These men were the best of the best and should never be forgotten, they did not die in vain. :'(
Added by Rhonda Fleming on Mar 12, 2017 5:11 PM
Thanks very much for the transfer, Russ.
Added by bjsgd on Mar 12, 2017 7:50 AM
Anderson, Marie
Hi Russ
It is me again. I sent u the mail about Marie Anderson. Would you kindly transfer her to me. You did transfer her grand parents, the J E Londry to me a while back.
Many thanks.
Added by bjsgd on Mar 10, 2017 8:48 AM
RE: Cdr Jacob William Britt
His birthday was also listed in the registry I talked about as May 1, 1905
Added by Tom.Burgdorf on Mar 05, 2017 8:53 AM
RE: Cdr Jacob William Britt
He was born and raised in Skagway Alaska.
He was alo only a Lieutenant Commander and not a Commander. He only been promoted from Lieutenant to LCDR on Jan 1, 1942
Jun 19, 1925, Enter the US Naval Academy
Jun 06, 1932, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
Jun 30, 1937, Promoted to Lieutenant
Jan 01, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander.
This from US Register of Naval and Marine Officers available on
That little bio and photo is from "The Lucky Bag" the US Naval Academy Yearbook. That was his Graduating year in 1929.
It states his hometown.
Thanks for the support.
Added by Tom.Burgdorf on Mar 04, 2017 9:46 PM
Dawn Clair
Thank you
Thank you for transferring ownership of my family member.
Added by Dawn Clair on Feb 25, 2017 7:10 AM
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