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Picatinny Arsenal WW II Memorial

 
 
Picatinny Arsenal WW II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2012
1. Picatinny Arsenal WW II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
So nigh is grandeur to our dust
so near is God to man
when duty whispers low – thou must
the youth replies – I can

Norman E. Abrahams Paul A. Bakos Robert J. Beemer Charles W. Beerhalter John T. Best James S. Brady William J. Brodish Philip A. Brodziak Charles M. Chovanec Thomas L. Ciaraffo Carl G. Conner, Jr. Paul L. Curl Arthur Davenport, Jr. Philip J. Davino Melvin Davis James W. DeBello Raymond W. Dennie Thomas N. DiCenzo Victor Ferrari Andrew Gaydos Michael George Richard R. Gindes Joseph Glatt Robert C. Goodenough, Jr. Robert J. Hart Thomas B. Healy, Jr. Jesse G. Hoffman Roger P. Hofmann Robert J. Holley John G. Holmes Joseph R. Hopkins Thomas A. Hosking Russell S. House Richard H. Jones Earl J. Kimble Edward S. Knadjian Frank A. Kominowski Fred D. Langham Frederick T. Lecher, II Augustus F. Leonard Clayton D. Lewis Joseph A. Machinshok Fred Magaletta Ferdinand Martin Vincent J. Mason James R. McCoy Walter V. Mesler, Jr. Alfred F. Morris Sidney Moskin Stanley J. Murphy Alfred T. Newman Nathan Nissenson David Pinnelas John F. Phillips Leroy N. Pierson Hallard S. Pollard Charles W. Porter Kelsey J. Powers John P. Prentiss Clarence A. Puder Israel Rabkin Robert W. Rafter Donald
Picatinny Arsenal WW II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2012
2. Picatinny Arsenal WW II Memorial
J. Reap Axel S. Reedell Edwin B. Rogers Ernest Rosoff Edward Schalit Benjamin Scherr Roy W. Schoenwiesner Melvin G. Scott Wesley J. Sherbuk Clarence W. Slutter Robert G. Smith Joseph F. Sproha, Jr. James St. Angelo George H. Steen Eskew R. Steffens Charles S. Stokes Leonard Sutton Clarence F. Swayze Edward M. Swistak Hyman E. Tepper Carl G. Tillman, Jr. Carl N. Walsh Jack Weiner Richard G. Whitmore Melvin B. Wolfert Delafield H. Wyckoff Merlin H. Wyker Chester J. Zebrowski

December 8, 1941 ♦ ♦ ♦ September 10, 1945
In proud memory of
the employees of Picatinny Arsenal
who made the supreme sacrifice
in World War II

 
Erected 1946 by Picatinny Arsenal Employees Memorial Association.
 
Location. 40° 54.92′ N, 74° 34.82′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 15 N and Parker Road, on the right when traveling north on Route 15 N. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockaway NJ 07866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Picatinny Arsenal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morris Canal
Memorial at Picatinny Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2012
3. Memorial at Picatinny Arsenal
The WW II Memorial is located at the entrance to Picatinny Arsenal, seen in the background.
(approx. one mile away); Port Oram Community (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Babbit-Mathews House (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Cannon Gate (approx. 1.5 miles away); Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 1.9 miles away); Middle Forge (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Picatinny Arsenal Historical Overview. (Submitted on January 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Entrance to Picatinny Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2012
4. Entrance to Picatinny Arsenal
 
 
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