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3.28.2012

Vietnam War, chronology


Chronology

Corporal Arthur Rego, Jan. 26, 1966 DaNang, Vietnam

Richard Bates Jr., Sept. 17, 1966 Quangtri, Vietnam

Colonel Robert Brinckmann, Nov. 4, 1966

Thomas VanHouten, Jan. 24, 1967 Mekong Delta

Michael Halpin, Jan. 19, 1968

Corporal Matthew Dwyer, Feb. 28, 1968

Richard Greenspan, Nov. 10, 1968

Alfred Critelli, Dec. 11, 1968

David Dinan, March 17, 1969




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3.19.2012

Korean War Chronology

Chronology



Nicholas S. Pucci, Pfc. KIA September 6, 1950 Pusan, Korea

Joseph DiNardo, Pfc. KIA December 1950, Korea

Reed Smith, Pfc. Feb. 15, 1951 Camp Breckenridge, Ky.

John F. Van Der Linde, Pfc. KIA March 15, 1951, Korea

Alex Mac Millan, Corp. KIA March 22, 1951, Korea

William W. Nolze, Pfc. KIA/MIA April 1951, Korea

John R. Gorman, Pfc. KIA May 18, 1951, Korea

Richard Arthur Miller, July 1951 Camp Pendleton, Va.


Bernard Hafkin, 1st Lt., KIA Oct. 19, 1951, Korea


Robert G. Bliss, Feb. 4, 1953 Germany









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3.13.2012

Legendary Nutley Sons

For a Nutley Historical Society book project about Legendary Locals of Nutley, we are collecting information about candidates who should be included, people who have made a memorable impact on Nutley throughout its history.

Featured individuals will run the gamut from politicians to high school coaches and athletes; from notorious personalities to beloved entertainers. Their images and stories will document the unique contributions residents have made that shape the community today.

Send us your suggestions Legendary Locals of Nutley Comments

Legendary Locals of Nutley

Nutley's WWI flying Ace, Capt. James Pearson

3.12.2012

World War II Chronology

World War II Chronology


1941

William Donohue was killed on Dec. 2, 1941.

1942

Preston Hastings** was killed on Jan. 23.

Samuel Cobb died on April 16.

Herbert Maxwell was reported MIA over the North Atlantic on June 8.

Joseph Kirwelewicz died July 12 near Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

Arthur Garrett was KIA Oct. 8 in the Pacific.

Francis Schwarzenbek was MIA since Oct. 21.

Herbert Washburne was KIA Nov. 13 at Guadalcanal.

James Hare died Nov. 27 in a Japanese prison camp.

1943

Souren Avedisian died in January in Cold Springs, Texas.

Samuel Powers was killed in February near Morrison Field, Tenn.

Robert Turchette was killed in March in Little Rock, Ark.

William Nutzel Jr. was reported MIA March 22.

George Stanforddied April 1.

C. Hayden Malmstrom was KIA April 6 in North Africa.

 Thomas Ashton Jr. was reported aboard a submarine missing at sea in April.

Dominick Cassera was killed near Benton, Mo., in April.

Percy Shuart was KIA July 11 in Sicily.

Warren Marks was KIA July 13 in the Mediterranean.

James Murren was killed Aug. 31 over the Straights of Dover.

Allen Thomas Duke, a Royal Canadian Air Force flyer, was KIA Aug. 17 overseas.

Charles A. Braun

Stanley Hand was KIA Oct. 4 in North Africa.

Richard Van Divort was killed over Forestell, Mo., in October.

John Del Grosso died Nov. 10 in Santiago, Calif.

Frederick Comer was reported MIA Nov. 26.

Charles Katt was KIA Nov. 26 in Europe.



1944

Cecil Dunthorn was KIA Jan. 15 in the South Pacific.

Charles Haney died Jan. 19 near Cherry Point, N.C.

Robert Cary was reported MIA March 19, in Italy.

John Peter Canis was KIA April 2 at Anzio.

Charles Coburn died April 22 in Woodbury.

Richard E. Teeple was MIA over Greece April 25.

Gordon Tasney was MIA over Italy since early April.

Daniel Antonacci was KIA May 14 at Anzio.

Donald Wood was KIA in France on June 7.

Lee White died in the ETO on June 8.

Stanley Szczyrek was KIA in France on June 8.

Ronald McCormack was MIA on June 9, after the invasion of Normandy.

William G. Pearson was KIA in the invasion of Fortress Europe on June 6.

Theodore Cassera was KIA in June in France.

Howard Lemperle was KIA June 24 in Italy.

Walter Mihalchuk was KIA July 3 in France.

John Gervan was KIA over France July 4.

Charles O’Neill was killed July 14 in France.

Wilbur Westfall was KIA July 20 in France.

James Pierce died July 30 in England.

Wallace Reed was KIA Aug. 6 in France.

Anthony Di Petta was lost at sea Sept. 10 in the South Pacific.

Robert Dickert was KIA Sept. 15 in France.

Charles Liebau was KIA Sept. 16 in France.

Robert Clendinning Jr. was KIA Sept. 27 over England.

Walter Stecewicz died Oct. 24 in Italy.

Arthur Leithauser was killed Nov. 2 in France.

Anthony Impellizzeri was killed Nov. 2 in Germany.

Joseph Des Jardins was killed Nov. 5 in France.

Thurston F. Woodford was killed Nov. 10 in the South Pacific.

William Louden was MIA Nov. 13 in the Pacific.

 Lt. John M. Hanley was killed Nov. 21 in Burma.

Sydney Butcher was KIA Nov. 24 in France.

Frank Stangota was KIA Nov. 25 in France.

Maro Jahr was KIA Dec. 15 in Germany.

Halsey Miller was killed Dec. 17 in, Malmedy, Belgium.

Eugene Bellene was KIA Dec. 17 near Berdorf, Luxembourg.

Charles Smith was KIA Dec. 23 in Belgium.

Thomas Maxham was killed Dec. 24 at Dudhkund, India.

Malcolm Christopher was KIA Dec 25 in the English Channel.

William Deighan was KIA Dec. 30 in the ETO.

  
1945

Frederick Kurz was KIA on Jan. 16

Frank Burak was KIA Feb. 2 in Germany.

Norman Bell was KIA Feb. 20 in the Pacific.

E. David Kurz was KIA in Germany on Feb. 26.

Emil M. Liloia was KIA March 1 on Iwo Jima.

Arthur Abbott Jr. was KIA March 4 on Iwo Jima.

Vincent Fields was KIA March 6 on Iwo Jima.

Howard Harle Jr. died in Europe on March 6.

Walter J. Kotwica was KIA in Germany.

Russell W. Wester was KIA April 11 in the Netherlands.

Gilbert Davies was KIA April 17 in Italy.

Frank Garruto was KIA in April.

Lothrop F. Ellis was killed July 17, at Salina, Kan.

Robert M. Gray, a prisoner of war of the Germans, was believed killed April 19 near Stalag 1X-B at Bad Orb, Germany.

John Windheim Jr. was killed Sept. 18 at Corpus Christi, Texas.

William Frost died Nov. 8 in Atlanta, Ga.

Thomas Smithwas killed Nov. 30.

  
1946

John Mutch died in Michigan in January.

Werner Holzhauer Jr.


More information


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3.05.2012

World War I Chronology

Chronology


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

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

Albert Trazewski, private, May 23, 1918, France

George William Connolly, Marines, June 6, 1918

Julius Bruskin, Corporal, June 11, 1918

Paul Salvatore Martino, Corporal July 15, 1918, France

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

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

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

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

John Koster Beaumont,  Oct. 12, 1918, France

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

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

George John Kalvio, Oct 24, 1918, France

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

Ralph Zellars, Nov. 5, 1918, France

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






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3.03.2012

Nutley Peacetime Casualties

Sgt. Larry DiVuolo, 22, of Kingsland Road, a veteran of the Korean War, was returning to the U.S. when the plane on which he was traveling crashed in Hawaii on March 22, 1955. He was a graduate of Nutley High School, Class of 1951. He was survived by his parents Mrs. & Mrs. Dominick DiVuolo, and sisters Carole, Louise and Carmella.

Airman 2/c Dennis R. Schutte, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Schutte of High Street, was killed in an auto accident on the Luxembourg-Verdun Highway in France in July 1956. Schutte was a graduate of Nutley High School, Class of 1953. He was survived by a brother Dale.

Lt. Salvatore Pillitteri, 23, of Brown Street, was killed in a collision was returning home from Fort Dix. A one-time student a the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he was a platoon leader with the 69th Basic Training Regiment at Fort Dix. He was a graduate of Nutley High School, Class of 1951.

Second Lt. Thomas W. Tuttle, Jr., 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tuttle Sr., of Heatherington Road, an Air National Guard pilot, was killed in May 1958 when his jet reconnaissance plane crashed at Detroit's Wayne Major Airport. He left the University of Michigan in his senior year to begin pilot training. He was survived by brothers David and Allan.

Lt. Frank Paul Jannarone Jr., 25, of High Street, was killed June 12, 1958, when the B-47 bomber he was co-piloting crashed in Vermont. He was a graduate of Nutley High School, Class of 1951. He earned a degree in chemical engineering at Princeton. He is survived by his wife MaryAnn and son Paul.

Nutley-born Staff Sgt. Charles A. Marsh, 45, died July 23, 1958, following a highway accident near the Ethan Allen Air Force Base in Burlington, Vt., where he was stationed. He was a flight engineer and served in the Burma - China - India theatre in World War II and the Korean War. Marsh held the Air Medal with Cluster and the Korean Service Medal.

1st Lt. Charles Tillou, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wesley Tillou of Rutgers Place, was killed in a collision between an American transport plane and a French fighter plane near Paris in September 1958. Lt. Tillou was a life-long resident of Nutley graduated from Yanticaw elementary, and Nutley High School Class of 1952.

Nutley-born Lt. (j.g.) Edward J. Zuczek (j.g.), 22, was lost when the Navy photo reconnaissance plane on which he was serving as navigator went down in a storm at sea off Guam on October 18, 1958. Zuczek earned his Naval Pilot Wings in 1957. He was survived by his parents, and brothers Benjamin and Theodore.

Seaman Pervis Robison Jr., 21,of Passaic Avenue, was one of 129 servicemen killed on April 10, 1963, when the U.S.S. Thresher, a submarine sank off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass. Robison had been a track star at Nutley High School where he was graduated in 1960. He was survived by his parents, Margaret and Pervis Robison.

Nutley Sons Peacetime Casualties

Nutley memorial honors
‘peacetime vigilance’

Nine local servicemen named
on Kingsland manor brownstone 

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3.01.2012

Nutley: March Casualties

March 1, 1945 - Emil Liloia

March 4, 1945 - Arthur Abbott Jr.


March 6, 1945 - Vincent Fields


March 6, 1945 - Howard Harle


March 15, 1951- Van Der Linde


March 17, 1969 - David Dinan


March 19, 1944 - Robert Cary


March 22, 1943 - William Nutzel Jr.


March 22, 1951 - Alexander MacMillan


March 22, 1955 - Lawrence DiVuolo