A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave
Belleville, New Jersey
These young men of Belleville, New Jersey,
paid with their lives to prove "freedom is not free."
Our intent is to honor their sacrifice
Let us in Belleville forget none of the
117 who died in World War II,
the 21 who died in World War I,
the five who died in the Korean War era,
the 11 who died in Vietnam,
the three who died in the Civil War,
or the men who died in service during peace time.
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Belleville Honoring Two Soldiers Killed in Action
10 a.m., Saturday, September 10, 2016
Belleville Dutch Reformed Church, 171 Main St., Belleville, New Jersey 07109
Street naming 10 a.m. Main and Rutgers in Honor of Henry Benson KIA Civil War and 11 a.m. Frank A. Cancelliere KIA Vietnam on Florence Street. Following the ceremonies, please join us for refreshments at the DAV Chapter on Mill Street.
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Please join us as we dedicate Donald S. Murray Way to honor CW3 Donald S. Murray who was killed in a mid-air helicopter crash April 14, 1996, during live Hellfire Missile drill on McGregor Range at Ft. Bliss, New Mexico. Moore Place, Belleville.
11 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016
In June 2016, Belleville Township Council this month passed a resolution to dedicate certain streets in town to servicemen who hailed from the municipality.
In the last century, Belleville lost 157 sons while in service to our country. This collection, gathered from newspaper clippings and other sources collects 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
Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War
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.
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