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GulfportBob (#46833994)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo I am Bob, 76 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 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 will be 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 just completed photographing all of the headstones at Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia; except for Section R where I missed some.
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.
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Maggie Laity
RE: Gunner Edward Morbey
I am so sorry for this late reply and i very much appreciate you taking these photos and the preciseness you have gone to . They mean a lot to Edward Morbeys relative who was named after him.
with thanks
Added by Maggie Laity on Feb 11, 2016 6:24 AM
Gwen Langley Pittman
RE: Doris Rachel Sandefur Lee
Thank you.
Added by Gwen Langley Pittman on Feb 07, 2016 6:53 PM
Gwen Langley Pittman
James B Lee
Thank you for the correction, I corrected the note. Also I added hid wife to Find A Grave, Would you please add that pictre of their markers to her memorial. Memorial # 157894146

Added by Gwen Langley Pittman on Feb 07, 2016 6:46 AM
Logan transfer
Thanks Gulfport Bob!
Added by raoul on Jan 24, 2016 8:32 AM
Kanchanaburi and Chungkai Cemeteries
Hello Bob

Just to thank you for your outstanding contribution to Find A Grave for the thousands of photographs you have taken of the headstones in Kanchanaburi and Chungkai Cemeteries, Thailand. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated.

Added by Forscher on Jan 24, 2016 7:14 AM
L A McKenzie
Tempie Venable
Thank you for the transfer of Tempie Venable. I also want to give you a BIG thank you for your service to our country, not only in the Military, but also for the many photos of headstones for our War Graves. May we never forget. Plus, a personal thank you for the photos of the headstones in Bethesda and Shiloh cemeteries in Arkansas. May you be Blessed.
Added by L A McKenzie on Jan 20, 2016 4:18 PM
Bob Caldwell
Gunner James Joseph Foley's Grave Photo
Hi Bob,

On behalf of my late Mum & sister of Gunner James Joseph Foley, I would just like to thank you personally for your great contribution to "Find A Grave" generally, but more specifically for your photo of my late uncle's grave. I never did meet him unfortunately, as I was born in Dec 1945 and also have never visited Thailand. I now have more reason than ever to visit Thailand on behalf of my Mum and James Foley's Extended Australian Family Members, as all her brothers, sisters & parents are no longer with us.

Kind Regards & Many Thanks Once Again

Bob C. (Bendigo, Victoria, Australia)

Details accompanying the Entry:

Birth: 22nd Jan 1917 (I have added this in)
Death: Feb. 28, 1944

VX36595 Royal Australian Artillery 4 Anti Tank Regiment R.A.A.

Note: Age 27 His duty nobly done...Proud and loving memories ever...R I P.

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Plot: 1. K. 63
Added by Bob Caldwell on Jan 17, 2016 4:13 PM
Gary B. Sanders
M.A. Burton
Bob, thank you for the tranfer of Mary Agnes Tyson Burton's memorial.
Added by Gary B. Sanders on Jan 11, 2016 6:22 PM
Henry Marsh
RE: Saint Nikolaus Catholic Church
Hi Bob,

Thanks for your kind offer. The only persons I can get info for are Redemptorists, which have 'CSsR' after their names.

For instance:

Brennan, Godbout, Griffith, Morrissy, Ryan, Strass, and Cotant.

Thanks much.

Ray Deutsch
Added by Henry Marsh on Jan 08, 2016 9:04 AM
tania thompson
RE: Lord's Ridge Cemetery
Thanks a million for all your hard work and efforts,and of course your time and dedication. I know I, and many others from findagrave appreciate you so very much! Hope your new year is great and again, thank you so very much! Tania
Added by tania thompson on Jan 06, 2016 10:21 AM
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