Today is Memorial Day, a day when a flag is placed on the gravesite of an “unidentified Civil War Veteran” in the East Lamoine Cemetery in East Lamoine, Maine.
Simultaneously, this very small community has a Civil War Veteran whose gravesite cannot be located.
Could the two be a match? The story of Charles F. Walker can be read at:
Navy Chief Photographer Robert Cornell, for whom the military was a life career, was buried at sea after being fatally killed in a car accident. His story can be read by clicking:
Albert W. Briskay (aka Borinsky) was a W. W. I Navy Veteran, and a W. W. II civilian worker on submarine repair at Pearl Harbor. To read a radio interview he did in 1942, click on:
My Childhood Home: 29 Spring St., Portsmouth, N. H. (Albert Briskay’s home)