Albert E. Pole
(Sept. 7, 1944) -- Marine Pfc. Albert E. Pole, 22, of 380 Washington Avenue, was killed in Guam on Aug. 7.

He enlisted in the Marines in 1942.

Pole was sent to the Pacific Theatre in January 1943.

Albert Pole Way, Belleville, N.J.

On May 28, 2016, Albert E. Pole Way at Washington
Avenue and Joralemon Street was dedicated in memory
of this brave Belleville son.


(Dec. 16, 1943) -- Pvt. Albert E. Pole, of Washington Avenue, received a Purple Heart for wounds received Nov. 19, in the South Pacific.

It is not known how serious the wound is.

Pole enlisted in 1942, and trained at Parris Island N.C.

He went overseas in January. 


Pfc. Albert E. Pole, U.S. Marine Corps

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Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: August 7, 1944

Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii

Awards: Purple Heart with Gold Star


Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission

The Belleville Times, Dec. 16, 1943; Sept. 7, 1944

Newark Evening News, Feb. 26, Sept. 23,1944

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