May 13, 2017
Veteran Street Sign Dedications
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee will hold dedication ceremonies on
Saturday, May 13th for a quartet of commemorative street signs that
honor fallen veterans.
veterans’ families, neighbors residing on the street to be dedicated and the
general public are invited to attend. The ceremonies will include a color guard
and the playing of taps. The schedule is as follows:
Crane Court 10:00 a.m.
Crane Court is dedicated to the memory of William W. Crane, who served in the
US Army in WWI. The service will be held at the intersection of Bamm Hollow
Road and Crane Court.
Henry Drive 10:45 a.m.
Henry Drive is dedicated to the memory of George C. Henry, who served in
the US Army in World War II. The dedication will be held at the intersection of
Park Avenue and Henry Court.
Walling Avenue 11:15 a.m.
Walling Avenue is dedicated to the memory of Clarence C. Walling, who
served in the US Army in World War I. The service will be held at the intersection
of Main Street and Walling Avenue in the Belford section of Middletown.
Owens Avenue 11:45 a.m.
Owens Avenue is dedication to the memory of Calvin Owens, who served in the
US Army in World War II. The dedication will be held at the intersection of
Navesink Avenue and Owens Avenue in the Navesink section of town
than 50 signs have been added township-wide to honor Middletown veterans killed
in action from World War I to present. 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.
Veterans Affairs Committee is seeking families of Middletown’s fallen veterans.
Family members are encouraged to call 732-787-8510.