“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Keyport in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Roll of Honor

Roll of Honor Plaque image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Roll of Honor Plaque
Inscription. To commemorate the patriotic men and women who served in the Armed Forces of their country and to honor those listed below who made the supreme sacrifice.

Erected by the citizens of
The Borough of Keyport

Dedicated March 30, 1957

World War I
Frederick E. Post · Willard Maloney
Luke E. Slover · Thomas Weeden

World War II
James W. Beatty · John Archibald MacEwan, Jr.
Jerome V. Carney · James Joseph Morley, Jr.
Kenneth C. Demlin · Reynhold Nicholson
Harold Donald · Jack A. Post
Benjamin D. Kelly · Edward O. Rossell
Paul D. Konish · Leroy Schanck
Arthur James LeFavre · Alvin H. Stoney

Korean Campaign
Harold R. Sproul · John Johnson

Erected 1957.
Location. 40° 26.16′ N, 74° 12.065′ W. Marker is in Keyport, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Broad Street (New Jersey Route 4) near 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Keyport Free Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 Broad Street, Keyport NJ 07735, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War · Spanish War · World War Memorial
Marker in front of the Keyport Library image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Marker in front of the Keyport Library
(a few steps from this marker); Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Hawkins House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Poet’s Grave (approx. 3.6 miles away); Philip Morin Freneau (approx. 3.6 miles away); Signal Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); Radio Astronomy (approx. 4.9 miles away); 1950 South Amboy Explosion (approx. 5 miles away).
Additional comments.
1. Paul P. Konish
My uncle's name is incorrectly listed as Paul D. Konish. His name is Paul P.(Peter) Konish. He was a sergeant in Co B the 179th Army Corp of Engineer, Combat Batalion, 3rd platoon. He was killed in action on Dec. 6, 1944,while supporting an infantry assault crossing of the Saar River near Dillingen Germany. He received the Silver Star. From the citation (Posthumously) "His high courage, gallant determination and supreme tenacity to duty inspired all with whom he served and were largely responsible for the rapid movement of troops and supplies across the river." I wasn't aware of this marker and have only just now stumbled across it. If there is any way possible to correct this error I would be very greatful. Thank you, Paul P. Konish III
    — Submitted December 7, 2008, by Paul P. Konish III of Rowley, Massachusetts.

Categories. MilitaryWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,465 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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