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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.
Photographed 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
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsHeroesWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 40° 25.038′ N, 74° 26.622′ W. Marker is in East Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Memorial is on New Jersey Turnpike-Rest Stop (Interstate 95), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the Joyce Kilmer Service Area on the New Jersey Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Brunswick NJ 08816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe
2. Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker
Arlington National Cemetery
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(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); Air-Inflated Double-Layer Polyethylene Greenhouse (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The Basilone Memorial Bridge's actual location is 40.4884N 74.3963W
 
Basilone Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, July 4, 2013
4. New mounting 2013
New placement 2013 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, July 4, 2013
5. New placement 2013
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on July 5, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 15, 2022