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Des Philippet (#46914181)
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Bio Photo Living in the southern part of the Netherlands. Hobby's: World War II and US Military Cemeteries all over the world. I am also a photo volunteer. If anyone would like a picture from the American Cemetery in Margraten and Henri-Chapelle please contact me.***Please don't take my photos and claim them as your own work***

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david sprott.
Thank you for the picture added.I wish my dad could have seen it.He didnt know that david was buried in belgium.He thought he was in holland.but didnt have all this tech when dad travelled there.we went to see all the poppies at the tower of london,amazing.
Added by pauline on Nov 10, 2014 4:05 PM
Brenda Last
RE: John Frederick Smith
Thank you so much for putting a photo of my Great Uncles Headstone on here. I would like to ask your permission to put the photo on my family tree please. Once again thank you so much for your many tributes to all the veterans whose memorials you have photographed.

Added by Brenda Last on Nov 09, 2014 4:08 AM
Janice Kiolbassa
Charles E Reynolds
My dad at Henri Chappelle in Belgium. Just thought you'd like to know that a man by the name of Philippe Notermans of Belgium called me today and has bought a WWII jacket that belonged to my dad. He is also going to the cemetery on Nov 1st and place flowers and adopt the grave. He said in Belgium on that day they do this. He has a Facebook page and we are now friends. I told him about what you do also. Maybe you would like to contact him at Philippe1963@live.Be
He is opening a Battle of the Bulge Museum. Janice
Added by Janice Kiolbassa on Oct 30, 2014 5:45 PM
Aircrew Remembered
Crew of Manchester lost on 14th March 1942
Des, may I use the photos for the 4 crew buried at Jonkerbos? I am placing a page of remembrance to them prior to a memorial being erected at the crash site later this year. Of course you will be named as supplier.
Many thanks, Kelvin
Added by Aircrew Remembered on Oct 19, 2014 5:59 AM
RE: PFC Leo V. Fanta
Thank you Des!

and Thank you for your many tributes to all the veterans whose memorials you have photographed!

Added by Dan2012 on Oct 06, 2014 5:45 PM
Request to Use Gravestone Photo
Hi Des,

I would like to request your permission to use the gravestone photo you took of PFC Leo V. Fanta (Find A Grave Memorial# 56280994) in my online profile for him.

Thank you for your excellent work done for so many!

Added by Dan2012 on Oct 05, 2014 3:23 PM
Rae Noon
Thank You
Want to thank you for photo of husbands uncle Martin Noon's marker. Martin was only 20 when he died. His last sister and brother now live in the U.S. and are unable to travel. Thx for all your work.
Added by Rae Noon on Sep 22, 2014 8:19 PM
Sheila Sartain Snyder
Thank you!
Thank you for posting the picture of Uriah Mash's marker. I doubt I will ever get a chance to visit it in person, much as I would love to do that.
Added by Sheila Sartain Snyder on Sep 09, 2014 1:34 AM
Floydene Gillihan
Ewell Sanders #56303477
I am a relative of Ewell Sanders and would like permission to add the information and photo to my Ancestry Family Tree. Thank you.
Floydene Sanders Gillihan
Added by Floydene Gillihan on Aug 19, 2014 10:37 AM
Photo of Andrew J. Barrett
Thank you ever so much for the work you have done taking photos of our loved ones who died in WWII. Andrew was my grandfather who I never got to meet. I had originally thought that this photo was posted by the military until I noticed your name today. I, for one, really appreciate your dedication to this. I am also an avid reader of WWII, however I have never been to Europe to be able to see the sites. The photos alone are haunting, I can't imagine having lived there at that time.
Added by DeeDee on Jul 19, 2014 8:17 PM
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