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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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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
Dan2012
RE: PFC Leo V. Fanta
Thank you Des!

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

Dan
Added by Dan2012 on Oct 06, 2014 5:45 PM
Dan2012
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 Ancestry.com profile for him.

Thank you for your excellent work done for so many!

Dan
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
DeeDee
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
Janice Hollandsworth
RE: Anne Katherine Cullen
Thanks for checking that for me.
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Jun 22, 2014 12:53 PM
Janice Hollandsworth
Anne Katherine Cullen
Is there a master file of those buried at Henri-Chapelle that you could search to see if Miss Anne Cullen is interred there? All records that I can find indicate that she was buried there but I can find no repatriation records for her. She was a nurse who was killed in 1944.
Here is a Find A Grave memorial for her:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=41&GSvcid=375663&GRid=105516570&
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Jun 13, 2014 5:43 PM
Linda Hutchason
Robert A. Malm
Dear Sir; Thank you so much for posting the grave marker of my mother's only brother. He was so brave, knowing that he would not return from war, but going anyhow. Sincerely, Linda H.
Added by Linda Hutchason on Jun 03, 2014 3:23 PM
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