HEROES of
CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY


     While looking back on the history of Camden, I have come across the stories of men and women whose deeds and sacrifices deserve to be remembered. Come and learn their stories.

Phil Cohen

BOATSWAIN'S MATE FIRST CLASS 
GEORGE ROBERT CHOLISTER

LANDSMAN JOHN H. LAWSON

SERGEANT MAX F. MORITZ

PRIVATE NICHOLAS MANZI

PRIVATE EDWIN SMITH MILLS JR.

CORPORAL EDWARD BALD

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
JOSEPH T. ANGELO

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ENRICO TIZIANI  
Wounded Camden Man Refuses Aid And Saves Lives Of Army Buddies

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., Wednesday, February 7, 1945

STAFF SERGEANT WILLIAM KELLY
Camden Kelly in Freelance Raid On Germany in Borrowed Bomber

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., July 1943

SERGEANT THOMAS NUZZI
Camden Hero Cited, Saved Ammunition

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., October 13, 1943

PRIVATE CHESTER L. GAMBONE
Camden Soldier Awarded Medal

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., November 15, 1943

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN RUDDEROW
Camden Soldier Credited With Saving Child's Life In Germany

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., July 15, 1945

 

PRIVATE ARTHUR G. C. YIP
Chinese-Yank GI Given Bronze Star

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., November 15, 1945

SERGEANT JAMES E. BOYER
Sergeant Boyer Cheats Death In Air Battle

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., March 10, 1944

 

SERGEANT WALTER PICKUP
Waist Gunner of the Flying Fortress "Flagship"

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., March 10, 1944

SERGEANT EDWARD J. FALCEY JR.
Again Cited As Hero

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., February 25, 1944

LIEUTENANT FRANKLIN CRAIN
Decorated Twice

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., March 2, 1944

CORPORAL GEORGE O'KEEFE
Cited by Roosevelt

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., March 17, 1944

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM KIGGINS
Bronze Star 

General Order 250, HQ 94th Infantry Division, September 22, 1945

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FRED TAMRU JR.
First Nazi Ship To Lose To Artillery Told By City Member Of Gun Crew

Courier-Post, Camden N.J., July 28, 1945

SEAMAN FIRST CLASS JOHN J. MCLAUGHLIN
CHIEF AEROGRAPHER'S MATE
JAMES F. McCLOY

GUNNER'S MATE FIRST CLASS
JAMES J. CONROY

3 Camden Men Played Big Role Behind Jap Lines To Get Out News 

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. September 24, 1945

 

COXSWAIN RAYMOND F. SMITH
Little Ray Smith, Hero of Two Wars, Off to Serve His Country in 3rd

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. July 3, 1942

CORPORAL CARL F. SANTO
Camden Hero Cites Pearl Harbor 'Hell'

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. July 22, 1942

ANTHONY LEON
Camden Sub Hero Decorated By Navy

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. May 13, 1942

LIEUTENANT COMMANDER LOUIS SIBISKI, USNR

SERGEANT RONALD H. MARTIN
Camden Man Given Medal

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. December 22, 1945

ALEXANDER J. HOUGHTON
3 Jersey Men Win Awards For Valor

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. March 16, 1942

 

LIEUTENANT VYRON GRACE
Camden Sea Hero To Get Award For WWII Service

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. May 13, 1950

 

STAFF SERGEANT HAROLD V. TYDEMAN
27th Infantry Division

 

GEORGE HOLMES
Horror of Shanghai Air Raid Described by Camden Sailor

Courier-Post, Camden N.J. January 20, 1938

JOHN R. WHITE

494th Fighter Squadron, 48th Fighter Group

FRANK F. SCHWARTZ

Bomber Squadron,  Bomber Group

SYLVESTER SANDELIER
From New York Ship to Okinawa

 

SERGEANT EDWARD A. VENELLA

767th Bomber Squadron, 461st Bomber Group

 

PRIVATE GROVER D. SHINN

28th Engineer Light Ponton Company

CAPTAIN HOWARD J. MEYER

TECHNICAL SERGEANT FRANK V. GRAMENZI

840th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group

 

TECHNICAL SERGEANT JOSEPH S. ZIPPILLI

766th Bomb Squadron, 461st Bomb Group

 

CAPTAIN CHARLES F. HEIL

88th Fighter Squadron, 80th Fighter Group

 

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS MATTHEW PARKS

325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division

CAMDEN FIRE DEPARTMENT

WILLIAM EARL TOY

CAMDEN POLICE DEPARTMENT

GEORGE HEMPHILL

PENNSYLVANIA RAIL ROAD

ANTONIO MARINO

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