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This fine tribute the fallen heroes of Clementon was originally located in the center of the borough, not far from Clementon Lake Park. The pictures you see here are from the original location. The monument was moved at some point after 2003 to Hero's Park at Garfield Avenue and Berlin Road.
There is another monument a short distance away in front of the Clementon Fire Company.
It should be noted that in years past the area was also known as Watsontown.
|A TRIBUTE FROM THE COMMUNITY OF CLEMENTON NJ|
IN COMMEMORATION OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
WORLD WAR II
CLEMENTON POST 94 AMERICAN LEGION DEDICATED 1949
|WORLD WAR II||WORLD WAR I||WORLD WAR II|
|CLICK ON PICTURES FOR ENLARGED AND ENHANCED VIEWING|
|Word War II|
|Nicholas J. Currie||CCM||NAVY||4/13/1944|
|Galeazzo J. Cianci||CPL||AIR FORCE||5/10/1925||10/23/1944|
|William Cummings||PFC||ARMY||440th Ordnance Company, Aviation||10/24/1944|
|Robert Press Davey, Jr.||1LT||USMC||3/26/1921||12/27/1943|
|Thomas William Dare||MS2C||NAVY||USS INGRAHAM DD-444||8/23/1942|
|John James "Jack" Davis||PFC||USMC||6/6/1945|
|Joseph Doyer||CWO||ARMY||5307th Composite Unit||11/8/1898||1/20/1945|
|John F. Grimes||TSGT||AIR FORCE||
401st Bomber Squadron
91st Bomber Group, Heavy
|William A. Naylor Sr.||MM||4/5/1944|
|Lenard E. Ruggles||CPL||ARMY||8/19/1918||9/1/1944|
|John J. Rumford||CPL||MARINES||10/23/1925||1/5/1944|
|Harry J. Samuels||SSGT||ARMY||
39th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Division
|Charles L. Stevenson||1LT||AIR FORCE||1/11/1944|
|Edward F. Still III||TEC5||ARMY||24th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron||8/6/1916||7/5/1944|
|Harry L. Thompson||PFC||ARMY||5th Infantry Division||1/23/1945|
CLICK ON THE BLUE LINKS FOR MORE ABOUT EACH INDIVIDUAL
Six men from Camden NJ, Frank Ballerino, Michael Carr, Michael Yachus, Stephen V. Koscianski, Lewis Riondino, and Joseph H. Johnson died together when the troop transport HMTS Rohna was struck by a German guided glider bomb and sank of the coast of North Africa. In addition, six other Camden County men, 19 year-old Harry V. Taylor Jr. of Haddonfield, William McKeon of Blackwood, Merle Reagle of Lindenwold, Joseph K. Jenkins of Pennsauken, Elmer F. Day and Carl Johanson also were lost that day. In total, 1,015 men were lost, but the story was never told to the families or the general public for over 57 years due to wartime censorship.
Click links to visit web-pages on these memorials, and to visit "virtual memorials" to Camden County's fallen heroes.
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of this date, February 6, 2002 I have not erected a guest-book. Please
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If you would like your comment published in the upcoming guest-book,
please let me know.-
Phil Cohen, Camden NJ
Beverly National Cemetery
|GALEAZZO J. CIANCI||C O 229|
|JOSEPH DOYER||2 O 361B|
|LENARD E. RUGGLES||D 828|
|HARRY J. SAMUELS||F 1613A|
|CHARLES L. STEVENSON||A O-8A|