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Name: Leland Madren <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2016-11-15 Where are you from? Reidsville, NC What surnames are you researching? MADREN Comments:
During WWII, there were five Madren brothers, originally from Liberty NC but moved to Reidsville, NC and were serving during the same period. Specifically, Mr. Marvin Madren III (deceased) served in the European arena and won Silver and Bronze Stars. Other brothers were Lester, Roy, Hubert, Wade and my father, Albert B. Madren (Navy, deceased). I am searching desperately for an article, written by a Rockingham Counter reporter, a lady possibly from Eden, that wrote and published an article with photos of the brothers. Very important to me and my family and would like access or to get a copy of this article. The Reidsville American Legion does not seem to have this information. I am a resident of Tokyo, Japan so it is very difficult for me to access. Any advice, guidance and or help would be greatly appreciated.
Name: Alice Garrett <email@example.com> Date: 2016-08-22 Where are you from? Raleigh, NC What surnames are you researching? N?A What would you like to see add to this site? It is great! Comments:
Can youb help me with information about Raleigh, North Carolina in 1942 and during the war?
Name: Urban Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2016-02-13 Where are you from? Warren Michigan What surnames are you researching? None What would you like to see add to this site? Unsure for now. Comments:
Thanks to everyone who worked so diligently putting this wonderful site together so it looks presentable and very professionable. Mr.Urban Jones, Army Veteran Vietnam Era, but was never assigned to Vietnam because DA in Washington D.C. told me Vietnam was pulling out of Vietnam when I was commissioned in June 1973.
Name: Carol Avison <email@example.com> Date: 2016-01-27 Where are you from? England What surnames are you researching? Talmadge Dewitt Allen Comments:
I am trying to find out some information on the following US army veteran can you help?
Talmadge Dewitt Allen born 29/11/1924 Buncombe North Carolina
Enlisted on 03/04/1943 Camp Croft South Carolina
Serial number 34771667
Grade alpha Pvt code Private
Branch code 52
Died 05/10/1973 - buried in Everett Washington army memorial plague given.
The information I have is that he was stationed in Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester, England maybe at Littlemoss army camp which was an anti aircraft battery in Droyslden Manchester.
I have found another document that states:-
North Carolinians Service Records December 2, 1944 to December 17, 1944
These pages are dedicated to the Men and Women of World War II.
North Carolinians Service Records
Taken from the Burlington, North Carolina Daily Times News
This document contains statewide casualty lists along with items local to Alamance County.
December 8, 1944
Wounded in Action
Name: Danielle <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2016-01-01 Where are you from? North Carolina What surnames are you researching? Morgan Comments:
My great grandpa was in world war 2 i do not know the time he was serving or anything i just need some basic info on his position and stuff he died along time ago and there is no one around that knows anything
Name: keiyanna walton <email@example.com> Date: 2015-11-17 Where are you from? bertie What surnames are you researching? Mr.Learche Gilliam What would you like to see add to this site? of course Comments:
tryng to fnd hstory on my grandfather
Name: Jamie Carroway <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2015-08-26 Where are you from? Jacksonville NC What surnames are you researching? Dalton Carroway Comments:
Looking to find out where my grandfather served in WW2.
Name: sheila WALDROP NEVES <email@example.com > Date: 2015-07-05 Where are you from? sc What surnames are you researching? WALDROP What would you like to see add to this site? WW 2 graduation pictures Comments:
HELLO.... I'M LOOKING FOR ANY INFO ON MY GRANDFATHER JESSE JAMES WALDROP... HE WAS SC BUT TRAINED IN NC... HERE'S INFO I HAVE ....PFC CO C 60... AR MD INF BN..WW 2 -SS.... HE WAS BORN JUNE 9,1918 DIED APRIL 14, 1971 IN GA.... IF I COULD GET ANY HELP ON RECORDS OR WHERE OR WHAT TO DO I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT.... EMAIL....firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS, SHEILA WALDROP NEVES
Name: SHIT <email@example.com> Date: 2015-05-14 Where are you from? YO MAMMAS TUMMY What surnames are you researching? FUCK U What would you like to see add to this site? FUCK U Comments:
SHIT YOUR FACE YOU MOTHER FUCKER STUPID BITCH I HATE ASSHOLES LIKE YOU
Name: Mike Seid <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2015-01-31 Where are you from? New Jersey What surnames are you researching? n/a What would you like to see add to this site? n/a Comments:
Your WWII fact page was outstanding I learnedmany cool facts
Name: vanessa <email@example.com> Date: 2014-01-28 Where are you from? NC What surnames are you researching? Howell What would you like to see add to this site? photograps identifying soldiers Comments:
I am researching my father for family history and possibly a book.I have very little info, he passed when I was six.Any information would be a great help as I know so little, and my children are asking questions.
Name: LARRY WHITLEY <TWOBROKE@HOTMAIL.COM> Date: 2013-10-04 Where are you from? LELAND, N.C. What surnames are you researching? RALH RENN WHITLEY What would you like to see add to this site? MORE SERVICE FILES Comments:
I HAD MY FATHER AND HIS TWO BROTHERS IN WW 2 AND I CAN'T FIND ANY OF THEIR RECORDS. ALL WERE FROM RT 4 KINSTON N.C. ANY HELP FOR A LOCATION SO I CAN SEE WHAT THEY DID AND WHERE THEY FOUGHT WOULD BE GREAT FOR MY KIDS AND GRANDKIDS.
Name: roger cooke <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-04-11 Where are you from? Marion, NC What surnames are you researching? PFC Glenn V. Cook What would you like to see add to this site? none Comments:
Do you have any info on my fathers records. He NEVER spoke about his time in service. I think he had a purple heart. now that it is too late to ask him. I am curious what he did.
or any search ideas.
Name: Karen Schultz <email@example.com> Date: 2013-03-17 Where are you from? Chicagoland area originally, Wesley Chapel, NC Currently What surnames are you researching? Leonard Gasior, Minesweeper YMS 391 What would you like to see add to this site? WWII vet contact information Comments:
My Father, Leonard Gasior, 90 yrs of age lives with me in Wesley Chapel and is looking for WWII Navy fellowship to share stories with. It would be great if someone was interested in recording the memories he has of WWII working on a minesweeper.
Name: Cooper Beverley-Meise <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-02-17 Where are you from? VA What surnames are you researching? Coffield Comments:
Name: Mechelle L. Kanipe <email@example.com> Date: 2010-11-26 Where are you from? Baltimore, MD What surnames are you researching? Dillard Comments:
Thank you--I was surprised to come across War information on my grandfather, Gordon Earl Dillard.
Name: John Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-07-15 Where are you from? Scotland U.K. What surnames are you researching? Boykin What would you like to see add to this site? army/navy/air force numbers, (personal numbers) Comments:
I am researching Calvin Jonah Boykin, PFC , army number 34854296. He married my Aunt in 1945 in Birmingham, England and Ican find no trace of them since. His fathers name was Jonah boykin. Is there anyone who could shed some light on this? Thanks John Evans
Name: Dennis and Gerda <email@example.com> Date: 2010-03-10 Where are you from? Netherlands Comments:
Original Date: 02/11/2010
We want to thank you for your great work in remembering the heroes of WWII.
Dennis and Gerda
Name: Grossman <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-02-03 Where are you from? Indiana What surnames are you researching? Pinkerton Comments:
encourage the addition of locations when adding anything.. even if it is just a state.. in that way it will help to get the search started...Thanks.
Name: Susan Carone <email@example.com> Date: 2008-01-31 Where are you from? Wallace, North Carolina What would you like to see add to this site? women in World War II Comments:
I am an AG teacher and my 4th graders are working on a project for Tar Heel Junior Historians Convention sponsored by the NC Museum of History. The children want to do an "interview" with women(they would play these women) who went to work during WWII. Because we want to keep our focus on North Carolina we are looking for information about factories or military bases that began employing women around this time. Any ideas or information you have would be greatly appreciated.
Name: Velda Jean Bloodworth <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-01-01 Where are you from? florida What surnames are you researching? burke Comments:
john t burke was a marine who died on tarawa. his mother lived in newton, nc. he was my half brother
Name: Ruby Edmonds Gill <email@example.com> Date: 2007-10-09 Where are you from? Burlington, NC; Cleveland, OH; Duluth, GA What surnames are you researching? Edmonds What would you like to see add to this site? Correction of name Comments:
On the page in WAR RECORDS which lists Rex Edmonds (wounded in
France( and Reo Edmonds (who served in the China/Burma/India Theatre) (Rex and Reo were twin brothers). Their sister,
listed as Ruth, was Ruby Edmonds who was stationed at Ft.
ackson, SC. Ruby also served in Hollandia, New Guinea and in
Manila, Philippine Islands (1943-1945).