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Delanco in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Honor Roll

 
 
Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Peter Fritz, circa 2015
1. Honor Roll Marker
This marker lists the names of those who served in WW I. Names are listed by branch of service, Army and Navy.
Inscription.
This Tablet is Erected in Honor of the Boys of Delanco N.J. Who Served Their Country in the Victorious World War for Democracy 1917 - 1918

Army
Rufus Alden; Frederick Austin; Daniel Blackburn; Albert Borden; Walter Bracey; Clarence I. Branson; Gilbert J. Brown; Harry R. Cook; Samuel Darling; J. David Deveney; Albert Gifford; Hugh Waldo Green; Edgar M. Haas; Frank Hamlin; Walter M. Hansbury; Herbert G. Heisler; Warren G. Heisler; William L. Holt; Charles B. Hughes; Parker Hutchinson; Abraham Jones; William Lawrence; Earl J. Layman; Wade LeConey; Samuel Lipka; George Morrison; J. Siddons Neville; Leon G. Pancoast; George Pestridge; Harry C. Piehl; Harry E. Reeve; Samuel C. Richmond; A. Stanley Ridgway; E. Leroy Risk; Earl Rogers; R. Stanley Schofield; John Schweppenheiser; George Sheets; Howard Shoch; A. Russell Smith; Charles Stockton; F. Lester Toy; Reinhold Wagner; John Weiler; William C.V. Wells.

Navy
Frank Ambrose; Nelson Barnes; Charles Ven Borden; John Collum; Granville Dare; Knole S. Deacon; John DeKnight; Harvey Gauntt; H. Andrew Hanemann; Percival M. Kerr; Russell Knight; Leslie Conard Krusen; George Elliott Krusen

Let us Have Faith That Right Makes Might; And in That Faith Let Us to the End, Dare to Do our Duty as We Understand It.
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Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Peter Fritz, 2015
2. Honor Roll Marker
The WW I Honor Roll marker is grouped with two other war memorials in Delanco's Gateway Park.
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Location. 40° 2.73′ N, 74° 57.489′ W. Marker is in Delanco, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Burlington Avenue (County Route 543) and Rancocas Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Burlington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 Burlington Avenue, Riverside NJ 08075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delanco's Tribute to Those Who Lost Their Lives in the Second World War 1941 - 1945 (here, next to this marker); To Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice - Korea - Vietnam (here, next to this marker); "Babe" Ruth (approx. half a mile away); Cambridge School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Andalusia (approx. 1.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); New Riverside Cemetery (approx. 1 miles away); World War II Observation Tower (approx. 1 miles away); Bridgeboro Bridge (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delanco.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in a cluster of three war memorials in Delanco's Gateway Park. It has been moved twice since it was erected following WW I.
 
Regarding Honor Roll. This marker honors those who served in WW I, not casualties of the
Honor Roll Marker in its original location image. Click for full size.
By Denise Leith, February 1, 2016
3. Honor Roll Marker in its original location
The WW I Honor Roll marker was first located at the center of town across from the Delanco village green where Union Avenue, Vine Street and Poplar Street meet. It has been relocated twice since then.
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Categories. War, World I
 
Honor Roll Marker in its second location image. Click for full size.
By John Lester Daniels
4. Honor Roll Marker in its second location
Delanco's WW II Honor Roll marker is seen here at its second location in front of Delanco's former municipal building on Burlington Avenue at the corner of Buttonwood Street. The former municipal building can be seen to the right.
Three surviving Civil War Vets at Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
5. Three surviving Civil War Vets at Honor Roll Marker
This photo was taken of Delanco's three surviving veterans of the Civil War at a Decoration Day ceremony about 1920. It shows Delanco's WW I Honor Roll in its original location in the center of town across from Delanco Village Green where Union Avenue, Vine Street and Poplar meet. Andy Collum is pictured at left. The other two veterans are as yet unidentified.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2017, by Peter Fritz of Delanco, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 24, 2017, by Peter Fritz of Delanco, New Jersey.   5. submitted on March 24, 2017. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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