New Haven Journal-Courier, August 15, 1945 - CLICK to enlarge
On this 65th anniversary of the end of World War II, it is especially fitting to remember those Hamden firefighters who served in the U.S. military during World War II. For well over a generation, they represented the majority of the personnel who served on the Hamden Fire Department. "Bless 'em all!"
Hamden's World War II Honor Roll, which stood on the site of the future Miller Memorial Library until 1951.
David Herrmann Burton Hillocks
Howard Hurlburt, Sr.
Samuel Jones Stewart Keeler
V. Paul Leddy
Hugh McLean Russell Norman
Daniel O'Connell Robert O'Donnell Joseph Rahl Alfred Ramelli George Reutenauer Paul Rosadina Vincent Roth Mario Serafino Arthur Smith Richard Stacey Emil Strain James Strain Luke Tobin Sidney Trower Raymond Vreeland Robert Williams Gerald Wolf
Please keep all of our
troops, past and present, in your thoughts and prayers.
A notation regarding the Honor Roll listed in the 1942 Hamden Town Report reads, "With no official list of names obtainable, it is regretted that names may, inadvertently, have been omitted." The website's list was compiled from Town Reports and other sources. Corrections are welcome.