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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!



A Delawarean by birth, A Soldier & Christian by choice, and a proud American patriot!

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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

I'm currently working on the District Of Columbia and the State of New York:

District Of Columbia's Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Yorkers Who Gave Their All - WW II

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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."

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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.

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     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:
SALUTES THE FLAG,
SERVES UNDER THE FLAG
and whose COFFIN IS DRAPED BY THE FLAG.

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Pat Van Den Berghe
RE: Crafts Brother's
Russ you are most welcome. They were a couple of other brothers from Manchester that had died together during on WWII, working on that and will advise.

These two brothers easily could have not gone to War, they come an a very wealthy family that at one time lived in Manchester. Their great grandfather died at Andersonville 1864 from pneumonia and is buried there.

Regards

Pat
Added by Pat Van Den Berghe on Sep 03, 2015 4:43 AM
Jamie Minner
Wheatman Family
Russ,

I've made several edits on members of the Wheatman family - may include Wheatman, Wheatley, Mills, Sherway and others. Most in Odd Fellows in Smyrna.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need any reasoning/details behind the changes. All are family members.

Thanks for all of your work!

-Jamie Brenenborg Minner
Added by Jamie Minner on Sep 01, 2015 11:12 AM
N. A. Forbes
RE: Sgt David Griffin Hinman
Thank you for the additional information on Staff Sgt David Griffin Hinman. His family will appreciate it. He had only married months before dying & did not have any children. Your project of virtual cemetery for the "Vermonters Who Gave Their All" includes my neighbor's husband Wilbur R. Cushman. Your on-line work is greatly appreciated.
Added by N. A. Forbes on Sep 01, 2015 6:56 AM
Charles
James Wesley Dye, Jr
Hi Russ, I just found a cousins memorial page that was not on your list of those who gave their all. Please add "Find A Grave Memorial# 9207275". Thank you, Charles Riend
Added by Charles on Aug 28, 2015 10:49 PM
Loran Bohman
Benhard Jensen
Find a Grave #139770639

BERNHARD is in fact the correct spelling despite what some other sources may say. One can see this in the birth/baptismal records of the 1st Lutheran Church (Norwegian) of Portland
Added by Loran Bohman on Aug 28, 2015 9:00 PM
ReeT
19135136.
Elizabeth Hale daul of Stephen Bartholf and Hannah Hopper was 31y-11m-6d old as Bible has her born 30 Apr 1831. And she was married to so she could not have been 11. Her husband was Eliphalet Hale.

Ree Hopper
Added by ReeT on Aug 27, 2015 3:11 PM
D. Rafferty
RE: Pvt Paul Otto Miller
I just saw the grave photo and the obit on my uncle's page. I want to say THANK YOU to those who memorialized him. He died so young and was taken so soon after he signed up. His brother and sisters have passed on but would be very happy to know his memorial is here.
Added by D. Rafferty on Aug 26, 2015 7:28 PM
g stronge
Stronge, Robert Millar; 2nd Lieut.
Russ,
Re: Memorial #3638401
Thanks so much for what you do! After 19 years of research I had almost given up hope of learning the fate of my father's American cousin, 2nd Lieut. Robert Millar Stronge who was lost during WWII. Thanks to you I can now inform my father that Bobbie was lost over Spain in a C-47 crash in 1944.
Thank you for this closure. Please keep up this invaluable work.
Gord Stronge
Vancouver, B.C.
Added by g stronge on Aug 26, 2015 4:16 PM
Harry Talley
Jabez Jacob Foulks Children
I left out a sibling, Robert Jay Foulk(1899-1989), for Elizabeth Clingan Foulk Lewis,43621885;
Blanche Lockwood Foulk Holston,43082798;and Albert Hathorne Foulk,42376117. They are interred in Odd Fellows Cemetery Milford, DE. I would like to have all siblings together in each of the memorials and not two separate Sibling accounts. Would appreciate your help.
Added by Harry Talley on Aug 26, 2015 7:31 AM
Harry Talley
RE: Ellenor Hitch Cropper Foulk
Thanks for your help.
Added by Harry Talley on Aug 25, 2015 11:36 AM
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