Nutley Sons Who Died in World War I

World War I - The Great War

April 5, 1917 - November 11, 1918

Nutley population 1920 - 9,421, 427 Nutleyites served in WWI.

The war in Europe began in July 1914. The United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, but the US troops trickled in until large numbers entered the front lines about mid July 1918.

Stephen H. Dorr Jr., was killed in a mid-air collision on Aug. 17,1917, Toronto.

William R. Harrison, died on May 4, 1918, at Camp Stuart, Newport News, Va.

Albert Trazewski was the first Nutley son killed in combat, May 23, 1918, France

George Connolly, was killed in action in France serving with the Marines on  June 6, 1918

Julius Bruskin died of his wounds on June 11, 1918

Paul Martino was killed in action in France on July 15, 1918

John Carver Adams was killed in action leading his company in the Marne salient on July 25, 1918

Stuart E. Edgar was killed in a starting accident while serving in the Lafayette Escadtrille in France on Aug. 17, 1918, France

Claude Daw served in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces and was killed in action in France on Sept. 27, 1918

Joseph G. Lamb Jr., died of pneumonia in France on Oct. 10, 1918

John K. Beaumont was killed in action in France on Oct. 12, 1918

Bertram Townsend died of pneumonia at Fort Sill, Okla., on Oct. 14, 1918

Winan Klesick died of pneumonia in France on Oct. 15, 1918

George Kalvio died of pneumonia in France on Oct 24, 1918

Ray Blum was killed in action at Grand Pre, France on Oct. 22, 1918.

Ralph Zellars died of wounds received in action in France on  Nov. 5, 1918

Pasquale De Francesco (Joseph) died in service on Nov. 28, 1918

John C. Hehn Jr., died of wounds in France on Dec. 8, 1918

For more information, please read Nutley Sons Honor Roll.

Capt. James Pearson, WW1 Flying Ace

Memorial Parkway

Nutley Memorial Parkway, to honor those who served in WW1 by Anthony Buccino

American Legion Post 70 photo

Florida airfield named after Nutley flyer

Marking Time During War: Sun Editorial Paints 1918 Year of Shortages, Disease

Memorial Day, Decoration Day

Nutley's WWI Ace James Pearson

Related Photos from WWI, courtesy Andy Andriola

According to the American Battle Monuments Commission, of the 136,516 Americans that lost their lives during World War I, there were 4,452 Missing In Action.

Sources include:

The Nutley Sun

The American Legion Post 70, Nutley

The American Battle Monuments Commission

Anthony "Andy" Andriola & family

Nutley Historical Society

Nutley Free Public Library

World War I Casualties: Descriptive Cards and Photographs - New Jersey State Archives

World Almanac and Book of Facts for 1921

Nutley Sons Honor Roll

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