The Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee will hold a new round of dedication ceremonies to mark installation of the commemorative street signs that honor fallen veterans.
The next set of ceremonies will be held on June 11th. The veterans’ families, friends, and neighbors are invited to attend. The ceremonies include a color guard and the playing of taps.
More than 50 signs are being added to streets township-wide to honor our fallen veterans killed in action from World War II to present. The Veterans Affairs Committee plans to hold ceremonies at all sign locations. The commemorative sign includes the soldier’s full name, an American flag, branch of service, campaign served and a gold star representing the gold star mother and family. Please call 732-787-8510 for more information.
Saturday, June 11th Dedications
McDonald Court 10:00 a.m.
Named in memory of William McDonald who was killed in action in World War II. To access the road, take Chapel Hill Road to Sleepy Hollow Road to McDonald Ct.
Southall Lane 10:30 a.m.
Named in memory of Harry O. Southall who was killed in action in World War II. The road is located off Oak Hill Road between Johnny Court and Princeton Street.
Wilson Place 11:00 a.m.
Named in memory of Charles W. Wilson who was killed in action in World War II. The road is located off Navesink River Road between Route 35 and Roosevelt Circle.
Carmello Court 11:30am
Named in memory of Joseph Carmello who was killed in action in World War II. The road is located off Joseph Drive, located between Woodland Drive and Neville Drive in the Lincroft section.