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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. Touch 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. 1½ 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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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