Belleville Sons Honor Roll - second edition

Belleville Sons Honor Roll, second edition
is now available in print or as a download.

Biographies of the men of Belleville, N.J., who died while in service. Remembering the men who paid for our freedom. These Belleville sons proved that freedom is not free. These sons, brothers, fathers, friends and uncles walked, played, worked and died for our little township. In the last century, 156 Belleville sons died while in service to their country.

The 174-page second edition updates information from the 106-page original printing, including more information on Belleville actions in the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and peacetime casualties.

Hero Way and Hamilton Street

Sgt. William Hamilton was killed in action in Germany on April 2, 1945. He served with the 7th Army. Hamilton grew up in Newark but lived on Arthur Street for years before he entered the service in 1942.

His nephew and namesake was our classmate.