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Gratitude Shall Not Sleep - Military Ancestors

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?" - George Canning. Here is a Pinterest board where you can pay tribute to your military ancestor through photos, poems, stories and other items. A virtual wall to show your gratitude for their service.

George W Anderson, born about 1833 died from Starvation/Debilitas/ at Andersonville Prison 27 Dec 1864. He served with the 23rd Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: E.

Col. Arthur S. Mearns - When shot down he held the rank of Major the United States Air Force. He flew an F-105D, he was shot down on Friday, November 11, 1966 and was 37 years old at the time. He was promoted to Colonel by the time his remains were sent back to the U.S. Cause and date of death are unknown. He was believed to be alive after he was shot down. My Cousin's Husband. #genealogy #military

ABT UNK: Military Monday: Corporal Earl Emerson Jackson, 1905-1943, part 1

This is my maternal uncle, Charles Peter Guokas III (1927-1999). My mother tells me he enlisted in the Navy shortly after he graduated from...

Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who became the most highly decorated soldier of World War I. #genealogy #veterans

My father, Melvin D Patterson retired in March 1947 as a Chief Petty Officer after 25 years of Service (including 6 years in the Army).

Hugo Aloysius Pape (1879-1961) served as a private in Battery G of the Army's Fifth Regiment of Artillery in the Spanish-American War, and was later a commander of a ...

How Did I Get Here? My Amazing Genealogy Journey: Not So Wordless Wednesday: Their Hero Killed In Action In Korea #genealogy

The Big T's aunts Mary and Hazel, and Uncle Tom. All served in WWII, and survived to marry and raise families. #genealogy #veterans

all the nuts in the tree: Thank you and God Bless to all veterans past and present who have served our country in times of war and peace, in... #genealogy #veterans

Newspaper notice of my Uncle Leo's capture. (from the collection of the author, used with permission) #genealogy #veterans