" Remember me in the family tree - My name, my days, my strife: then I'll ride upon the wings of time and live an endless life".
I am mainly researching burials of military personnel.
Adding soldiers from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War (Union and Confederate), Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, non-wartime vets, Reserves, National Guard, relatives of my own family and a few "others".
It pains me to come across Veterans on Find A Grave with no mention of their service to this country. If there is not a military headstone picture then their efforts are dismissed with just a name and birth/death year. I think they deserve a little more effort. I am adding any extra facts I can find on them and as many of their family members as possible. It may take longer, but it's worth it. Almost all of the "virtual flowers" I have added to memorials are detailed information on the person's military service record.
I am asking nicely that you please do not post birth/marriage/death certificates to the memorials I have added. I could have, but choose not to do so. Especially Death Records. They can sometimes be to intrusive. Most records of this type are just repeating what has already been added. Additional information can easily be done with an "Edit".
If you find a mistake please let me know by the "Edit" tab. I am more than happy to get things right. If I send you a note/edit, with some information, it's to help not to be a pain in the you-know-what. I personally believe all should be connected with their kin and have all pertinent facts correct. I research all facts before sending "edits"/before I accept "edits".
I will be more than happy to transfer my non-family tree additions. Just tell me your relationship to the dearly departed with a little detailed information. I just ask that you please keep the information of their service to our nation.
Mistakes may be made, but they can easily be fixed. At least I'm trying.
No harm, no foul.
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