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John Evans (#47071981)
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Bio Photo Please do not post Death Certificates on my memorials.

Please use the edit tab on the memorial to send a correction or suggestion so that I know what memorial you are referring to. When it is on my Bio page it is much harder to find.


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Rob
Adrian Gillespie
Hi John,
Thanks so much for transferring her memorial to me. I was trying to delete the duplicate photo that was added yesterday but I do not seem to be able to. Are you able to do so as the original creator of the page or can only the person who added the photo subsequently delete it?
Thanks again,
Rob
Added by Rob on Nov 28, 2014 11:36 AM
Randi Rivenbark
Juanita Wells Herring
I received the information on Juanita Wells Herring. Thank you. I was able to fill out more of my tree with it. Would you like to take over the entry for her and any other Wells or Herrings buried at Herrings Chapel? My great-grandmother was Eliza Jane Herring McLendon, but I never knew her or any other Wells or Herrings. I made an ancestry tip a few years ago and took all the photos I could at Herrings Chapel and entered them to findagrave. I live on the western side of the state and do not receive news from the eastern side. If you live closer it would make more sense to turn it over to you. Thanks again.
Added by Randi Rivenbark on Nov 28, 2014 11:30 AM
JimO
William Read Memorial 78533662
2nd Lt. William Woodgate Read was a member of A Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. He was stationed in the Philippine Islands on December 7, 1941. Ten hours after Pearl Harbor, his battalion was guarding Clark Airfield when the Japanese bombed the airfield.
On December 30, 1941, his tank came under enemy fire. An enemy shell hit one of the tank tracks immobilizing it. He climbed out of the tank, while it was under fire, and was helping his tank crew out of the tank, when an enemy shell hit the tank near him mortally wounding him.
One of his crew members, Ray Underwood, held Read in his hands as he was dying. Other tank crew members went for help but failed to return before the area was overrun by the Japanese. Underwood held Lt. Read, in his arms, until he died.
Pvt. Ray Underwood later died of disease in a Japanese POW Camp in Japan.

Additional Information can be found at:
http://www.proviso.k12.il.us/bataan%20web/Reed_W.htm

Added by JimO on Nov 27, 2014 6:49 AM
Mike Whaley
Lockamy info
I stand corrected. John Lockamy and Mildred McGowan did have one son, John Robert Lockamy.
Added by Mike Whaley on Nov 25, 2014 1:48 PM
Mike Whaley
McGowan error
The information on Mildred McGowan is erroneous. She was the daughter of Major H. McGowan and his wife, Elizabeth Hobbs of Onslow County. She had two children out of wedlock before marrying John Lockamy. No children by this marriage.
Added by Mike Whaley on Nov 25, 2014 1:45 PM
Tom Howland
Mary Gaskill
Mary Gaskill, wife of William J. Caroon, was the only surviving child of Joseph Gaskill & Elicia D. Howland of Beaufort, NC. Elicia Howland, 11/6/1858-9/3/1900, was the dau. of Samuel Howland, b. 1817, & Mary Canaday of Beaufort.
Elicia Howland Gaskill is buried in the "Old Burying Ground" In Beaufort, NC.

The siblings & parents attributed to Elicia on Find A Grave are complete errors.
Added by Tom Howland on Nov 25, 2014 11:57 AM
Bob Carter
RE: Benjamin Simmons
OK, I understand. :-)

Bob
Added by Bob Carter on Nov 24, 2014 8:23 AM
Pat J
John Calvin Crawford
Thanks John for adding in the valuable bio info for the above Vietnam vet. I appreciate it!
Added by Pat J on Nov 22, 2014 7:42 AM
Debra Mooring Krysiewski Webber
RE: 68211455 cross ref to 38633169
Please except my apology. I did not mean to be ugly in anyway. I really appreciate all the hard work you do for everyones loved ones. Thank you very much for your assistance in linking my sister with her husband.
Added by Debra Mooring Krysiewski ... on Nov 20, 2014 2:12 PM
Karen Mickel Bennett
Marion Sanderson
John -- thank you for taking the time to send me his parents info to add to his memorial. I appreciate it very much and so will future generations. Thank you for your work on Find A Grave, we all know how time consuming it is, but it's also a pleasure to do! Have a great day.
Added by Karen Mickel Bennett on Nov 19, 2014 12:58 PM
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