|Memorial street signs honor fallen Belleville Sons|
Belleville, N.J., Memorial Street Signs
In June 2016, Belleville Township Council passed a resolution to dedicate certain streets in town to servicemen who hailed from the municipality.
The township continues to add street signs in honor of our fallen sons. For more information about dedication ceremonies, email Tom Grolimond, chairman of the Recreation and Cultural Affairs Advisory Council.
These young men of Belleville, New Jersey, paid with their lives to prove "freedom is not free." Our intent is to honor their sacrifice and preserve the memory of those Belleville sons who died in service to our country.
JOHN KIRWIN WAY
Belleville Street Naming in Honor of WWII Sailor
11:30 a.m., Saturday, December 17, 2016
Tiona Avenue and Forest Street in honor of John F. Kirwin
ANGELO GUARINO WAY
Belleville Street Named in Honor of Angelo Guarino, Dec. 10, 2016
Washington Avenue and Forest Street
JOHN PATERNO WAY
Belleville Street Named in Honor of John Paterno, Dec. 10, 2016
Washington Avenue and King Street
WILLIAM A. BRANCH WAY
Belleville Street Named in Honor of Captain William A. Branch, Nov. 12, 2016Washington Avenue and Overlook Avenue
DONALD S. MURRAY WAY
Belleville Street Named in honor of CW3 Donald S. Murray, Nov. 12, 2016
Moore Place and Meacham Street, Belleville, N.J.
VINCENT F. NUCCI WAY
WWII sailor honored in Belleville
on Saturday, October 1, 2016
Belleville Street Named in Honor of Vincent F. Nucci, Oct. 1, 2016
Maier Street and Cedar Hill Avenue, Belleville, N.J.
MICHAEL A. FLYNN WAY
Belleville Street Named in Honor of Michael A. Flynn, Sept. 24, 2016
William Street and Washington Street, Belleville, N.J.
Belleville Honors Two Soldiers Killed in Action
The intersection of Main and Rutgers streets was dedicated in honor of Captain Henry Benson who died of battlefield wounds in the Civil War. The same day, the intersection of Florence Avenue and Franklin Street as dedicated in honor of Frank A. Cancelliere who was KIA in Vietnam.
After the street dedications on Sept. 10, 2016, family and friends gathered for refreshments at Belleville Nutley DAV Chapter 22, 612 Mill Street, Belleville, N.J.
Belleville Honors Five Soldiers
Killed in Action During WWII
New signs were dedicated at a ceremony May 28, 2016, naming the following streets:
Arthur Burke Way at Washington Avenue and Greylock Parkway.
Richard Hayes Way at Washington Avenue and Little Street.
Glenn Nelson Way at Washington Avenue and Division Avenue.
Albert E. Pole Way at Washington Ave and Joralemon Street.
John Verian Way at Washington Avenue at William Street.
Belleville to Rename Street
for Fallen Vietnam War Hero
The township of Belleville, N.J., honored John Hoar by renaming Cleveland Street at Dow Street as Pfc. John Hoar Way. Hoar was 20 years old when he was killed in action in Vietnam on Feb. 13, 1966. The public is invited to attend this ceremony to remember our Belleville son at noon on Saturday, February 13, 2015.
In September 2015, High Street at Van Houten Place was named in honor of Donald Saunders who was killed in Vietnam May 12, 1969.
In 2006, seven street names in the new residential development at Essex Park on Franklin Avenue were renamed to honor veterans and four of the Belleville heroes who died while in service. Streets were named for Raymond De Luca, Carmine Olivo, Clatie Cunningham Jr. and William Hamilton.
In June 2016, Belleville Township Council this month passed a resolution to dedicate certain streets in town to servicemen who hailed from the municipality.
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In the last century, Belleville lost 157 sons while in service to our country. This collection, gathered from newspaper clippings and other sources gathers what we know about these young men in an effort that their sacrifice not be forgotten.
Belleville Sons Honor Roll includes more information on Belleville actions in the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, the Civil War diary of James C. Taylor, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and peacetime casualties.
Edited by Anthony Buccino and Andrea Buccino
by Anthony Buccino
A compilation documenting the participation of the New Jersey towns of Belleville and Nutley in the American Civil War. Publication includes information on six local soldiers killed in action in the War Between the States, plus information on the battle campaigns in which they gave up their lives. Also lists information on participation in various New Jersey and other state militias by local men.
A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave
Belleville, New Jersey
Belleville street dedicated to fallen Fire Captain
JAMES SALMON BLVD
Van Rensslaer Street at Washington Avenue
Belleville streets dedicated for fallen police officers
MARTIN J. HANLY BLVD
Howard Place at Washington Avenue
JAMES T. SMITH BLVD
Malone Avenue at Union Avenue
KENNETH SANTUCCI BLVD
Chestnut Street at Franklin Avenue
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