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Raritan Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Tom Golembiewski, February 17, 2018
1. Raritan Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
In Memory of The Men From
Raritan Borough
Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice
In Defense of Our Country

World War I
Sante Moretti, Angelo Simonitti
And Those Others Whose Names Are
Only Known to God and Country

World War II
Dominic Baldini John Basilone Carmine Crugnale Philip DeLorenzo Rocco DeMelio Julius Dominici John Doughtery Frank Esposito John Gentile Abraham Granetz Francis Harcar Edward Harcarik Walter Jacobs Rev. R.A. Koskomp Joseph Lamastro Alfonse Matteis Michael Mazepa Peter Obzanski Jerry Ottavianno Frank Passarello Peter Petras Rocco J. Scarpone Joseph Spatt Alfred Zanoni

Korean War
William Horensky

Dedicated May 30, 1998
By American Legion Post #280 and
The Loyal Order of Moose Raritan Lodge #1965

 
Erected 1998 by American Legion Post #280 and The Loyal Order of Moose Raritan Lodge #1965.
 
Location. 40° 33.911′ N, 74° 38.352′ W. Marker is in Raritan, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road and Canal Street, on the right when traveling north on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raritan NJ 08869, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Raritan Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Golembiewski, February 17, 2018
2. Raritan Veterans Memorial
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somerset County Veterans Monument (here, next to this marker); Raritan Veterans Monument (here, next to this marker); Memorial to the Naraticong Indians (a few steps from this marker); John Basilone (within shouting distance of this marker); Raritan Water Power Canal (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nevius Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jersey Central Lines (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raritan.
 
More about this marker. This marker and the two next to it were erected in this location in 2017.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Raritan Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Golembiewski, February 17, 2018
3. Raritan Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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