Tag Archives: Medal of Honor

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 19, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 19, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after March 6, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 10, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 10, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after March 6, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 6, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 6, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after February 28, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1998 3/6/2020 … Continue reading

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Shomin Airport, Oskaloosa – Kansas Tuesdays February 4, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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General Funston Boyhood Home and Museum, Iola – Kansas Tuesdays January 28, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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A Mystery of Iwo Jima Solved – YouTube Video UPS

I saw this yesterday on YouTube – A Mystery of Iwo Jima Solved – YouTube Video UPS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh-06Hy45Qc (about 4:57 minutes long). Nice to see the two who died were finally identified thanks to the UPS executive. Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3774625/charles-gilbert-fischer and … Continue reading

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Everyone Thought He Was Just A School Janitor, Then They Discovered His Heroic WWII Past – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube – Everyone Thought He Was Just A School Janitor, Then They Discovered His Heroic WWII Past: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y46QTMtPF-4 (around 6:50 minutes long). Not to spoil the story too much, but he was presumed dead when the … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Francis Currey, World War II Medal of Honor Recipient – October 8, 2019

Sgt. Currey was one of the last three remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipients. He has two Find-A-Grave memorials – https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203707203/francis-sherman-currey and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203719202/francis-sherman-currey, but I believe they will be merged in the near future. The two last living … Continue reading

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The Problem with Cemeteries and GPS When Multiple Cemeteries Are Adjacent – July 12, 2019

When I first had the thought to do this post, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Then I had an Aha (or Eureka effect) moment. My eyes saw it, but missed it. However, my brain put 2 … Continue reading

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Military Antiques and Penry Museum, Petaluma, California – July 11, 2019

As I talked about museums earlier today – What I Enjoy About Themed Posts July 11, 2019, I decided to pick a museum on Roadside America that has been showing up on their main page for a bit – Military … Continue reading

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