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JOY RIGGERS (#47818221)
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Beverly Abbott
John King
Dear Joy,

I can't thank you enough for taking the wonderful photos of this gravesite. Neither of my aunts or cousins had ever seen where their husband/brother/father was laid to rest, and it means so much to them. I made each of them a set of the photos. They were moved to tears to be able to visualize where he is.

Thank you for your kind heart and your time.

Beverly
Added by Beverly Abbott on Jan 20, 2015 12:50 PM
Eric Lowman
RE: Joshua Barton
Joy,
Joshua Barton was a member of Company C, 12th Indiana Infantry. He mustered into the service on August 17th 1862 from Independence, Indiana. He was captured and mustered out of the service on June 13th, 1865. I'm not sure where he was captured or what date. I hope this helps...
Added by Eric Lowman on Jan 07, 2015 4:12 PM
Ellece
Lenard L Swann
This is a stunning picture that you added. Thank you so very much!
Ellece
Added by Ellece on Dec 13, 2014 3:26 PM
wanda nitterhouse
Ralph Nitterhouse
Thank you so much for the photo of Ralph Nitterhouse's marker! I will print copies to share with his brother and sister!

Wanda
Added by wanda nitterhouse on Dec 02, 2014 8:17 AM
kck
Roland Becker Photo
Thanks so much for the beautiful picture!
Added by kck on Dec 01, 2014 3:22 PM
Jolene Chapman
Pvt Wilbur S Pakiser
What a huge blessing for you to put the photo of the memorial marker on Uncle Wilburís site. We cannot thank you enough. May Our Lord bless you.
Added by Jolene Chapman on Nov 21, 2014 5:19 PM
Tracy Kilgore
Edward Franey
Thank you so much for the photo!!! Tracy
Added by Tracy Kilgore on Nov 20, 2014 8:23 AM
Russ Pickett
PFC Leroy L Watson
Hi Joy, Thank you very much for taking the photo of this veteran's headstone. He surely deserves the recognition for what he did for us all!

( He is also noted on the below webpage with a link to his grave )

Thanks My Friend,
Russ Pickett 46575736
email: russpickde@comcast.net
( Vietnam Army Veteran - Sergeant )

http://russpickett.com/history/meknox.htm
Added by Russ Pickett on Nov 20, 2014 3:39 AM
Martin Douglas Packer
John B. Dickson
On December 2, 1944, pilot John B. Dickson's crew (B-24H # 42-51100, nicknamed "Tiger," assigned to the 706th Bomb Squadron) was scheduled as part of a raid on the railway facilities at Bingen, Germany. The weather was cloudy, forcing the lower squadrons to fly through cloud banks. The target was reached and bombed through the clouds, with unknown results. On the withdrawal from target movement, no flak or fighters were seen. Two B-24s fell behind the formation and disappeared into the clouds. Neither was seen again, and neither returned home...It is speculated that Dickson's B-24 collided with B-24H # 42-95105, named "She's Mine," piloted by John E. Ilstad. Missing Air Crew Report 11054 was issued.

The crew complement of "Tiger" is identified as:

2 Lt John B. Dickson p
2 Lt Lawrence A. Whitaker c-p
2 Lt Ernest Levine nav
2 Lt Anthony P. Bonaiuto bomb/nose gun
Sgt John D. Sauran eng/tt gun
Sgt John R. Christman r/o
Cpl Ralph E. Baringer btg
SSgt Lawrence W. Watson wg
Cpl Andrew L. Luchko wg
Cpl Alfred W. Faulk tail gun
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on Nov 18, 2014 4:34 PM
David
William Warner
Joyce,

Thank you for the quick response on Wm. Warner. William grew up in Wethersfield and his parents erected a monument in his honor.

Dave
Added by David on Nov 16, 2014 12:35 PM
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