Joseph Anthony Razes

Joseph Razes Dies in South Pacific

MoMM Joseph Razes of Belleville, N.J., dies in So. Pacific(June 29, 1944) -- Motor/Machinist's Mate 2/c Joseph Anthony Razes, 27, of Brighton Avenue, died of a ruptured aorta on June 2.

He was buried in the South Pacific.

Razes enlisted in the U. S. Navy on April 2, 1942. His service number is 02247949.

MoMM Razes, who entered the service from Pennsylvania, is honored on the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Razes had lived with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Petrauskas, of Brighton Avenue, after his parents died in McAdoo, Pa., when he was a baby.

He attended Montgomery and Silver Lake Schools.


American Battle Monuments Commission

Belleville Times, June 29, 1944

Newark Evening News, July 20, 1944

Remembrance - George Sbarra

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

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