[Editor’s note: Flip-Pal team member Walt Grady shares a photo of his father, James F. Grady, USN and the story behind the image.] My father, James F. Grady is shown in the image with his parents, James F. Grady and Margaret V. Grady, dated about 1942. Dad was first generation Irish American and he enlisted […]
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[Editor’s note: Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee discusses how you can memorialize the people who died while serving the country’s armed forces.] “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” (—George Canning) represents the sentiments of many when it comes to honoring those who gave their lives in military service. We often feel a duty not […]
[Editor’s note: Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee of High-Definition Genealogy shares his family’s own story of a World War II era veteran and a condolence certificate signed by President Harry Truman.] Several years ago, I came upon a variety of family photos and documents when cleaning out my mother’s house in New York. Many of these […]