World War I, Belleville, N.J.


War Memorial, Belleville, N.J.  2005 by Anthony Buccino

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These 21 Belleville Sons are known to have died in the Great War:

 William Charles Bain Jr.

Harry Benjamin Blekicki (Smith)

 Carmine Caruccio

Edward Joseph Crowell

 Gregory Mc Pherson Davey

 George Eyre

 Michael Augustine Flynn

 Harry Melvin Garside

 Henry Charles Hoag

 George John Kalvio

Edward Joseph Kane

 Charles Mc Ginty

Thomas Joseph Mooney

Charles Edgar Morgan

Michael John Murray

Carmelo Sarno

 Charles Aloysius Schaffer

George Stuart Smith

William Thomas Smith

Fred W. Stockham

 George A. Younginger

Belleville Town Hall memorial, Copyright 2003 Anthony Buccino

 Victory statue in front of Town Hall, honors the Belleville sons ''who served in the World War, and in perpetual memory of those of their number who gave their lives in the service and whose names are here inscribed.'' Below, close up of names on above shield. Monument is located in front of Town Hall on Washington Avenue, Belleville, N.J.

Photos copyright 2003 by Anthony Buccino, all rights reserved.

Belleville Town Hall WWI memorial, Copyright 2003 Anthony BuccinoJersey City Skyline, Harborside north

According to the American Battle Monuments Commission, of the 136,516 Americans that lost their lives during World War I, there were 4,452 Missing In Action.

The population of Belleville in 1920 was 15,696.

Sources Include:

American Battle Monuments Commission

Belleville Historical Society, Edward O'Neil

Belleville Town Hall Victory Monument

Ed Morrows, grandnephew of Edward Crowell

Newark Star-Eagle

 St. Mihiel Trip-Wire - From

St. Peter's Church, Belleville, New Jersey - 150 Years

State of New Jersey Dept. of State Div. of Archives & Records Management: World War I Casualties: Descriptive Cards and Photographs.

The Belleville Times, Nov. 11, 1996, Richard Dickon, Editor

The Nutley Sun

The World Almanac and Book of Facts for 1921.  Publisher: New York World-Telegram and Sun.

The Great War Society

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



Belleville Sons Honor Roll book

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