World War II, Belleville, New Jersey

118 Belleville sons died in World War II.

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they died to preserve.


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Eugene Adams was killed in action in the Pacific prior to April 28, 1945.

Lt. Ernest Alden was declared KIA in Europe on November 1945.

Peter Andrusyn was killed in the South Pacific on Feb. 26, 1945.

Walter J. Antonik was KIA over Europe on Jan. 3, 1945.

Patrick Barbone was killed over Europe on June 2, 1944.

Joseph Bengivengo was KIA about April 15, 1945.

Giavanni Bocchino was killed in the South Pacific on Oct. 25, 1944.

Charles R. Braun, USN,  was killed June 5, 1943

Lt. Wilbur Brean, was KIA over Europe on May 27, 1944

Alvin C. Brown was killed in Italy on April 6, 1945.

John Brown was killed in Manchusen, Austria, on May 28, 1945

Victor R. Bruegman was killed over Hungary on July 2, 1944.

Arthur Burke was killed during the Normandy invasion on June 9, 1944.

Joseph Burlazzi was killed in Tunisia in March 1943.

Morris C. Catalano was KIA at Anzio, Italy, on May 14, 1944.

Lt. Kenneth Chewey died in Manila, the Philippines, on July 23, 1945.

Joseph John Cifrodella was lost at sea on Nov. 4, 1944.

Clatie Cunningham Jr. was killed in the South Pacific on July 23, 1945.

Joseph Curran was declared KIA over Europe on March 1, 1946.

John J. Daly Jr., was KIA in Normandy on July 4, 1944.

William H. Deighan was KIA over the English Channel, Dec. 30, 1944

Edward Di Carlo was KIA on Guam on June 26, 1945.

John Del Grosso died in San Diego, Calif. on Nov. 8, 1943.

Nicholas Del Grosso, 19, KIA in Italy on Feb. 20, 1944.

John A. Distasio, 19, KIA in the South Pacific on June 22, 1945.

Herman M. Doell was KIA in Europe on June 6, 1944

George R. Fredericks was killed in service April 1, 1945

Harry C. Fredericks was KIA in the Gulf of Mexico on May 19, 1942.

Lt. William Fredericks was declared KIA on May 5, 1945.

Michael G. Froehlich was killed over Europe on June 11, 1943.

Gerald Fuselle died in North Africa on July 10, 1943.

William Gaydos was killed in the Atlantic on Oct. 9, 1943.

Angelo Guarino was KIA in France on July 18, 1944.

Stanley Guzik was KIA in the Philippines.

William Hamilton was KIA in Germany on April 2, 1945.

Donald Hartley was killed in the North Atlantic on Aug. 18, 1943.

Lt. (jg) Richard Hayes was killed in the Pacific on April 27, 1945.

Edward R. Henris was killed in Europe on June 9, 1944.

Patrick J. Hoey was killed in Germany on Dec. 14, 1944

William Hourigan was KIA in the Philippines about Nov. 5, 1944.

Louis H. Jannarone died in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31, 1944.

Seaman 2/ John Johnson died in the South Pacific on Aug. 4, 1945.

1st Lt. William B. Jones was killed over Europe on May 27, 1944.

Corp. Warren Jordan was killed in the Pacific March 7, 1945.

John J. Kant Jr., was reported missing in action July 30, 1942.

John F. Kirwin was killed in the South Pacific on Sept. 5, 1944.

Joseph Klimchock was killed in Italy on Dec. 2, 1943.

Thomas Lamb was KIA in the Pacific in 1945.

Joseph LaPenta was killed in combat in Italy on Jan. 21, 1944.

Albert H. Lariviere was KIA at Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Ralph E. Ledogar was KIA over Germany on May 30, 1944

Arthur Leithauser was KIA in France on Nov. 2, 1944.

Emil M. Liloia was KIA on Iwo Jima on March 1, 1945.

Benjamin Lucas was killed in China on Sept. 28, 1945.

Arthur H. Lundgren died at Fort Dix, N.J., in September 1941.

Mario (Morano) Maiorano was killed in Tunisia in April 3, 1943.

George Malizia Jr. was killed in Germany on April 7, 1945.

Gus M.  Marshall Jr. was killed in Italy on July 8, 1945.

Joseph A. Masi was KIA in France on Oct. 25, 1944.

Ronald F. Mc Cormack  was MIA in Normandy, June 9, 1944 .

Sgt. Joseph Mc Dermott was KIA Europe on March 2 1945.

Francis C. Mc Enery was killed over Belgium on Jan. 4, 1944.

Edgar H. Mc Ginty was KIA in Manila on Dec. 15, 1945

Corp. Hector Mc Neill was killed at Anzio, Italy, on June 1, 1944.

William Mears was KIA in the South Pacific on Sept. 15, 1944

2nd Lt. Roger J. Mellion was killed in a plane crash Jan. 13, 1945

Frank H. Metzler was presumed dead over Germany on Sept. 10, 1945

 John J. Miller, Jr. was KIA on Saipan in 1944

Emanual J. Montalbano was KIA on Aug. 5, 1944

Steveno J. Mosco was KIA in Normandy July 27, 1944

Glenn Nelson, 21, missing in a hurricane Sept. 12, 1944

2nd Lt. Anthony Noto was killed in Italy on April 28, 1945

Vincent Nucci was KIA Oct. 21, 1943

Walter A. Nusbaum was killed in Germany on April 25, 1945

Harry Nyegaard was killed in Saipan on June 19, 1944

Carmine Olivo was killed during the invasion of France on June 6, 1944 

Emil Ostrowski was killed in France in June 1944

Stephen R. Otozky was killed at sea on Feb. 2, 1943

John Paterno was killed in Tunisia in February 1943.

Angelo Patrizio was killed in Europe on May 16, 1945

Thomas Peacock was killed at sea on Sept. 11, 1943

Frank Pepitone

Albert E. Pole was killed in Guam

1st Lt. Wilfred Potis was killed in England on April 26, 1945

Frank Rankin was killed over France on March 6, 1945

Joseph Razes died in the South Pacific on June 2, 1944

Wallace Reed was KIA in France on Aug. 6, 1944

Stanley Reynolds died in Nutley while home on leave May 3, 1942

Joseph Rizzo was KIA

John Rogers was MIA before February 1944

Frank J. Rosania was KIA in Brest, France on Aug. 26, 1944

2nd Lt. Edmund Sadlock was KIA in the South Pacific Feb. 19, 1945

William Salmon was KIA in Palue Islands on Sept. 23, 1944

1st Lt. Harry Salz died at Fort Dix, N.J., on July 25, 1943

Theodore Sanok was killed in an accident at Ft. Blanding, Fla.

George J. Schemm was KIA on in the South Pacific on March 31, 1945

Salvatore Sena was KIA in Anzio, Italy, on April 8, 1944

2nd Lt. George Skeen died of wounds on Oct. 19, 1944

Lt. John J. Smith was killed over England Jan. 5, 1945

Robert Stecker was KIA in France on August 15, 1944

Gerald Strigari died in the Brooklyn Naval Hospital on Aug. 10, 1944

Gilbert J. Stueble killed aboard troopship Leopoldville, Dec. 24, 1944

Joseph C. Taibi was killed in Tunisia in April 1943

Robert C. Taylor was killed near Bermuda on Aug. 20, 1944

Robert S. Taylor was killed overseas before February 1944

William Thetford Jr. was KIA in Germany on April 20, 1945

Gus F. Vaccaro was KIA Feb. 26, 1945

John Verian was KIA in Germany on Sept. 18, 1944

John Volinski died in the Panama Canal Zone on March 28, 1942

Sgt. Louis Wagner died following an accident in Georgia, on Oct. 2, 1942

Harry Ward Jr. was MIA in the Philippines on Dec. 12, 1944

John Waters died Feb. 13, 1946, from injuries sustained in the Pacific

James T. White was KIA in Italy in Aug. 16, 1944

Lee O. White was killed during the D-Day invasion on June 8, 1944

William White was KIA off Salerno, Italy, Sept. 11, 1943

Leonard Willette was MIA over Germany Sept. 22, 1945

Lt. Edward P. Wood was killed in North Africa on Jan. 10, 1944

Fred R. Wyckoff was KIA in Tunisia on August 9, 1943

Joseph Zecca was killed in Italy Oct. 29, 1944

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