Belleville Sons Killed in Action in Vietnam War

Union Avenue, Belleville, NJ.  2005 by Anthony Buccino

Belleville lost 11 young men in the Vietnam War

Lt. Col. Alfred Barnes, 41, of 53 Ralph Street, was killed in Vietnam on May 12, 1969.

Captain William Branch, 28, of 15 Overlook Avenue, was killed in Vietnam on June 6, 1970.

Corp. Frank A. Cancelliere, 20, of 23 Florence Avenue, was killed in Vietnam on March 15, 1969

Roger Crowell, 20, of 100 Tiona Avenue, was killed in action in Vietnam on Jan. 31, 1968.

Helder DaSilva, 24, killed in action in Vietnam on Feb. 7, 1966

Raymond DeLuca, 20, of 30 Meacham Street, was killed in action in Vietnam on June 27, 1968.

Lance Cpl. Jerry R. Donatiello, 22, of 14 Frederick Street, was killed in action in Vietnam on Nov. 20, 1967.

John Hoar, 20, of 80 Cleveland Street, was killed in action in Vietnam on Feb. 13, 1966.

Carl L. Mickens, 26, of 61 Wilber Street, was killed in action in Vietnam on July 4, 1970.

Corp. Paul Nelson, 20, of 132 Williams Street, was killed in action in Vietnam on May 31, 1969.

Donald Saunders, 20, of 127-129 High Street, was killed in action in Vietnam on March 4, 1968.



Helder DaSilva, Feb. 7, 1966

John Hoar, Feb. 13, 1966 

Lance Cpl. Jerry Donatiello, Nov. 20, 1967

Roger Crowell, Jan. 31, 1968

Donald Saunders, March 4, 1968

Raymond DeLuca, June 27, 1968

Corp. Frank Cancelliere, March 15, 1969

Lt. Col. Alfred Barnes, May 12, 1969

Corp. Paul Nelson, May 31, 1969

Capt. William Branch, June 6, 1970

Carl Mickens, July 4, 1970

POW Martin S. Frank returned safely

Note: Matthew Dwyer and Thomas VanHouten are associated with Nutley, N.J.

Belleville streets honor Frank Cancelliere and Capt. Henry Benson

Roger Crowell honored with street sign

The Belleville Times Belleville street named for soldier

The Observer Dow and Cleveland Sts. designated John M. Hoar Way for Belleville man killed in Vietnam

Belleville to honor soldier, John Hoar, killed in action with street naming

Belleville street honors former resident, war hero Donald Saunders

Belleville Middle School Students' 2013 posters video

Students' 2012 posters video

Raymond DeLuca honored with street named in town

Glendale Cemetery, Bloomfield, N.J. a video

We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of:

The Belleville Times

The Nutley Sun

The Belleville Telegram

Remembrance - Researched and developed by George Sbarra

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial

No Quarter

Homecoming Project, March 15, 1991; P.O.W. Network 1998

Task Force Omega Inc.  

Together We Served

The Vietnam War Memorial Wall

Virtual Wall

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

Belleville, New Jersey

American Revolution

War of 1812

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

Peacetime Casualties


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