December - Belleville Sons

Pfc. Joseph Klimchock was killed in Italy on Dec. 2, 1943.

Sgt. Harry Ward Jr. was MIA in the Philippines on Dec. 12, 1944.

Sgt. Patrick J. Hoey was killed in Germany on Dec. 14, 1944.

Sgt. John J. Miller, Jr. was KIA on Saipan in 1944.

Sgt. William H. Deighan was KIA over the English Channel Dec. 30, 1944.

Edgar H. Mc Ginty was KIA in Manila on Dec. 15, 1945

Thomas Lamb was KIA in the Pacific in 1945.


Local Boy Killed in War

(Nov. 30, 1967) -- Today at 9:30 a.m., a solemn high Mass will be held at St. Anthony's Church, for Marine Lance Corporal Jerry Richard Donatiello of Frederick Street.

He was killed Nov. 20 after sustaining a gunshot wound to the body from hostile rifle fire while on an operation in the vicinity of Quang Namn, Republic of Vietnam.

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In the Marines

Pfc. Samuel C. Morales, son of Sonia E. Cruz of Rock Hill and Samuel Morales of Haledon, N.J., recently completed the Electro Optical Ordnance Maintenance Technician Course.

He is a 2005 graduate of Belleville High School in Belleville, N.J.

The Herald Nov. 10, 2007