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GulfportBob (#46833994)
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Bio Photo I am Bob, 77 years old, living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Gulfport, Mississippi.
I only use my electric bicycle and public transportation. I retired from the United States Navy on Friday May 13, 1977. I have always thought of Friday the 13th as my lucky day, and it still is.
I grant permission to use my photographs in all respectful means.
I add interments when I find them, if they are from your family, I want to transfer them to you because you have more information than I do. If you are maintaining a section of military information elsewhere, I want you to maintain the memorial sites that I posted too. Again you have more info than I do. I will transfer for any or no reason.
I finished photographing the Lord Ridge Cemetery. I was unable to get a complete listing from the City Council. After that, I would have been able to tie in my photographs with the entire "population" of the cemetery. There would have been lots of photos of the headstones that would not be posted because about 90 percent are not available or has been damaged beyond decyphering. I am honored to have been able to post the memorial and headstone photograph of the "Father of his country, Belize" the Right Honorable George Cadle Price.
I am also happy to say that I have photographed every grave site at the US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (up through October 2010) and the Battleground National Cemetery both in Washington, D.C.I have also Posted every grave site at St. Elizabeth's Hospital (West Campus). I photographed and posted all missing memorials and photos at Bethesda Cemetery, Camden, Arkansas. I did the same for Shiloh Cemetery, Union County, Arkansas. I have also photographed all the headstones at the Kanchanaburi War Memorial Cemetery Thailand (the POW Cemetery from the Thai Burma Railroad, Bridge on the River Kwai fame). I have photographed all of the headstones at Chungkai War Cemetery, another POW cemetery from the Thai Burma Railroad, Bridge on the River Kwai fame.
In December 2012, I photographed Labuan War Cemeteryand Labuan War Memorial, in Malaysia.
I photographed all of the headstones at Clark Cemetery, Philippines and have posted them, through December 2014.
One day I will be honored by my name being included on the Fallen Find-A-Grave Contributors Memorial.
I am also a War Graves contributor. https://twgpp.org/volunteers.php?volunteer=704&start=0&cid=93
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Sunny
Friday the 13th!
"I have always thought of Friday the 13th as my lucky day, and it still is."

Enjoyed finding another person who understands my special relationship with Friday the 13th :)

I wish you well, Sunny
Added by Sunny on Jan 24, 2017 12:28 AM
Pam Wilson
A W Payne
I am researching the names on our local memorial an A W Payne appears on it. So thank you for the photo as we want to have more info of the person not just a name.
Added by Pam Wilson on Dec 31, 2016 1:24 PM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Rafael Angel Aguilar Ch
Great job!
And success.....
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Dec 29, 2016 2:31 AM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Rafael Angel Aguilar Ch
Always interesting to be the first.
I would suggest that you start uploading those photos. It would be a pity taking them and then not posting them.
RJB
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Dec 28, 2016 9:15 AM
raoul
Betty Principal
Merci beaucoup et Joyeux Noel mon cher ami, Robear!
aurayvoir
Added by raoul on Dec 20, 2016 6:53 AM
generesearcher
Burchnalls (father & son) / Labuan
Dear Bob - a note to say thanks for photographing the memorials at Labuan to my relatives Frank Alan Burchnall and his Dad Francis Robert Burchnall who both died at Sandakan whilst POWs.
Added by generesearcher on Dec 11, 2016 4:38 PM
Debbie G Morrogh
Gray
Thank you for the transfer. That was kind of you.
Added by Debbie G Morrogh on Nov 17, 2016 6:50 AM
Lucy Raulerson Williams
RE: Baylor, Wm. Buddy III
Oops! I deleted the closeup and didn't look close enough to see the double marker. I hope I have it corrected this time. Lucy
Added by Lucy Raulerson Williams on Nov 15, 2016 11:18 AM
Lucy Raulerson Williams
RE: Baylor, Wm. Buddy III
Thanks Bob, I think I got it put on the father's memorial where it belonged. Since mine was a closeup, I put it on with your photo of the whole marker. If there is a problem, please let me know. Lucy
Added by Lucy Raulerson Williams on Nov 15, 2016 6:29 AM
Lynda "Runyon-Frum" Moberg
Rexford Leader
Thanks for the updated info and photo. Keep up the great work. Lynda
Added by Lynda "Runyon-Frum" Mober... on Nov 13, 2016 7:08 PM
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