Belleville Sons Honor Roll

 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 and preserve
the memory of those Belleville sons who died in service to our country.

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.

American Revolution

War of 1812

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

Peacetime Casualties

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Belleville Honoring Two Soldiers Killed in Action

Henry Benson Way, Belleville, N.J.

Street naming Main and Rutgers in Honor of Captain Henry Benson who died of his wounds on the battlefield in the Civil War and Florence Street in honor of Frank A. Cancelliere who was KIA in Vietnam.

10 a.m., Saturday, September 10, 2016

Belleville Dutch Reformed Church, 171 Main St., Belleville, New Jersey 07109

Frank A. Cancelliere Way, Belleville, N.J.

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

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A 'way' to honor Belleville wartime heroes

In June 2016, Belleville Township Council this month passed a resolution to dedicate certain streets in town to servicemen who hailed from the municipality.

BELLEVILLE SONS HONOR ROLL - Remembering the men who paid for our freedom; photo by Robert Caruso, used by permission.Belleville Sons Honor Roll
Remembering the men who paid for our freedom

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

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Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War - A Brief History by Anthony BuccinoBelleville and Nutley in the Civil War
a Brief History

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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