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East Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Basilone Memorial Bridge

 
 
Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2011
1. Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Memory of Gunnery Sergeant John A. Basilone of Raritan, NJ, United States Marine Corps. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for extraordinary heroism at Guadalcanal 1942. Killed in Action at Iwo Jima 1945. November 30, 1951
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 40° 25.038′ N, 74° 26.622′ W. Marker is in East Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on New Jersey Turnpike-Rest Stop (Interstate 95), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the Joyce Kilmer Service Area on the New Jersey Turnpike. Marker is in this post office area: East Brunswick NJ 08816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Main Street Firehouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); L.J. Smith Farmhouse (approx. 2.9 miles away); Borough of Helmetta (approx. 3 miles away); General George Washington (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Spotswood Mills (approx. 3.4 miles away); Spotswood’s 1832 Camden & Amboy Railroad Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); South River World War I Memorial (approx. 4 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
2. Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker
Arlington National Cemetery
The Basilone Memorial Bridge's actual location is 40.4884N 74.3963W
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsHeroesWar, World II
 
Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 15, 2009
3. Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA
New mounting 2013 image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, July 4, 2013
4. New mounting 2013
New placement 2013 image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, July 4, 2013
5. New placement 2013
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5. submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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