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.


John Carver Adams

John K. Beaumont

Ray Blum

Julius Bruskin

George Connolly

Claude Daw

Pasquale De Francesco

Stephen H. Dorr Jr.

Stuart E. Edgar

William R. Harrison

George Kalvio

Winan Klesick

Joseph G. Lamb Jr.

Paul Martino

Bertram Townsend

Albert Trazewski

Ralph Zellars


American Legion Post 70 photos


Florida airfield named after Nutley flyer


Chronology


Entrance to memorial park, Nutley, N.J.

Memorial Parkway

A bronze memorial at Chestnut Street entrance Pathway extending length of parkway 427 trees, ‘a tree for each who served’

A copper marker bearing name of each who served Memorial boulder and bronze tablet bearing names of 17 men who died

This boulder to be surrounded by grove of 17 trees

Purchase of strip of land from the Schneider heirs, 1040 feet long by 75 feet wide

The cleaning and deepening of Kingsland Pond, making it suitable for canoeing, swimming and skating.

Four hundred and twenty-seven bronze medals, ‘one for each who served’

Handsomely engraved list, alphabetically arranged, of the names of those who served, to be framed and hung on the wall of the Library.

World War I memorial, Memorial Park, Nutley, N.J.


Crayon rubbing of name from memorial plaque


Chronology

Dorr, Stephen Higginson., Jr., Aug. 17,1917, Toronto.

Harrison, William Lewis, Camp Stuart, Newport News, Va. Date unknown, (1917-1918?)

Trazewski, Albert, private, May 23, 1918, France

Connolly, George William, Marines, June 6, 1918

Bruskin, Julius, Corporal, June 11, 1918

Martino, Paul Salvatore, Corporal July 15, 1918, France

Adams, John Carver, Captain, July 25, 1918, France

Edgar, Stuart Emmet, First Lieutenant, Aug. 17, 1918, France

Daw, Claude Henry, private, Canadian Expeditionary Forces, Sept. 27, 1918

Lamb, Joseph George, Jr., private, Oct. 10, 1918, France

Beaumont, John Koster Oct. 12, 1918, France

Townsend, Bertram Fairley, private, Oct. 14, 1918, died Fort Sill, Okla.

Klesick, Winan, Sergeant, Oct. 15, 1918, France

Kalvio, George John, Oct 24, 1918, France

Blum, Ray, Grand Pre, France, October 22, 1918.

Zellars, Ralph, Nov. 5, 1918, France

De Francesco, Pasquale (Joseph),  Nov. 28, 1918


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.


We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of:

The Nutley Sun

The American Legion Post 70, Nutley

The American Battle Monuments Commission

Anthony "Andy" Andriola & family

Nutley Historical Society

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


* World Almanac and Book of Facts for 1921


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