Freedom is not free. Sometimes, it comes at a very high cost. 

PENNSAUKEN, N.J.
WAR MEMORIAL

HIGHLAND FIRE COMPANY


       Situated in front of the Highland Fire Company on 3800 Marlton Pike in Pennsauken NJ. The monument was originally up the street at Marlton Pike and Highland Avenue. It was moved to its present location in 1974 by members of the fire company.  

       If you have information or pictures which you would like to see included on this website, please contact me by e-mail.
                                        Phil Cohen
 
                     
                   phil552@reagan.com



HIGHLAND HONOR ROLL
IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN
WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY DURING WORLD WAR II
Name Rank Branch Unit Born Died
HOWARD E. APPLEY, JR. PFC ARMY 39th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Division
  4/2/1943
LOUIS J. CONTRAVO F1C NAVY     5/5/1944
FREDERICK G. CORBETT CPL AIR FORCE 745th Ordinance Company, Aviation   7/9/1942
ALFRED GINI TEC4 ARMY 23rd Infantry Regiment
2nd Infantry Division
  1/18/1944
GORDON HENDERSON PFC ARMY 317th Infantry Regiment
80th Infantry Division
  10/7/1944
HERBERT F. LOKAN PFC ARMY      
THOMAS J. MARTIN PFC MARINES

26th Marine Regiment
5th Marine Division

9/10/1921 2/20/1945
MARIO A. MARCHIONE SGT ARMY 12th Infantry Regiment
4th Infantry Division
  7/31/1944
CHARLES A. WILSON   MERCHANT
MARINE
     

CLICK ON THE BLUE LINKS FOR MORE ABOUT EACH INDIVIDUAL


HMTS Rohna

Six men from Camden NJ, Frank Ballerino, Michael Carr,  Michael Yachus, Stephen V. Koscianski, Lewis Riondino, and Joseph H. Johnson died together when the troop transport HMTS Rohna was struck by a German guided glider bomb and sank of the coast of North Africa. In addition,  six other Camden County men, Jacob Kessler Jenkins and Carl Johanson of Pennsauken, 19 year-old Harry V. Taylor Jr. of Haddonfield, William McKeon of Blackwood, Merl Reagle of Lindenwold, and Elmer F. Day of Merchantville and  also were lost that day. In total, 1,015 men were lost, but the story was never told to the families or the general public for over 57 years due to wartime censorship.



     

CAMDEN COUNTY NJ
  MONUMENTS & WAR MEMORIALS

       Click links to visit web-pages on these memorials, and to visit "virtual memorials" to Camden County's fallen heroes.



GUEST BOOK & E-MAIL

     As of this date, February 6, 2002 I have not erected a guest-book. Please e-mail all comments to phil552@comcast.net. If you would like your comment published in the upcoming guest-book, please let me know.-
                                                                                                                  Phil Cohen, Camden NJ


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