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Saturday, October 1, 2022

The 77 Who Gave All

(PHOTO: Legionnaire Terry McCartney reading the Roll of Honor - seventy seven soldiers from the City of Rye - who gave the ultimate sacrifice.)
(PHOTO: Legionnaire Terry McCartney reading the Roll of Honor – seventy seven soldiers from the City of Rye – who gave the ultimate sacrifice.)

During the Memorial Day on the Village Green on Monday, Legionnaire Terry McCartney read the Roll of Honor – seventy seven soldiers from the City of Rye – who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we can each enjoy our freedom.

The list of these soldiers, along with their service branch and where they lived in Rye follows – you can also read their stories.

384 Served, 9 Died
Charles L. Armstrong, USA
Charles A. Batten, Black Watch, School St., 22
John Batten, USA
William K.B. Emerson, USA
William H. Geary, Jr., USA, Post Rd., 25
Charles H. Johnson, USA
Edward J. McNamara, USA, Park Ave., 24
Curtis S. Read, USN, Upper Dogwood Ln., 22
Ralph B. Yerkes, USA, Purchase St., 24

1,345 Served, 62 Died
Campbell T. Ames, USA, Milton Rd., 27
Charles W. Bailey, Jr., USN, Milton Rd., 21
William R. Balcom, USA, Bulkley Manor, 23
Charles W. Barth, USMC, Midland Ave., 27
John E. Bassett, USA, Grace Church St., 20
Charles E. Bateson, USAAC, Highland Rd., 27
Thomas M. Black, USMC, Midland Ave., 20
Ralph J. Blohm, USA, Osborn Rd., 19
H. Stanley Bulkley, USA, Railroad Ave., 21
Harry P. Camden, Jr., USAAC, Rye Beach Ave., 43
Richard T. Chapin, MM, Rye Beach Ave., 28
Geo. E. Christman, Jr., USN, Roosevelt Ave., 24
John N. Compton, USN, Forest Ave., 24
Richard W. Courtleigh, USMC, Forest Ave., 21
Anthony P. Crolly, USA, Purchase St., 25
Frank N. Daur, Jr., USAAC, Fernwood Ave., 20
Daniel P. Dunkerley, USAAC, School St., 24
Frederick G. Ellingham, Jr., USA, Grapal St., 20
Fred W. Fein, USA, Rosemere St., 22
Samuel P. Gagliardo, USA, Central Ave., 29
Patrick A. Griffin, USAAC, Highland Rd., 26
Charles Harrison, USAAC, 21
Harvey J. Hayman, USN, Rye Beach Ave., 22
Peter J. Heffernan, USAAC, Bulkley Manor, 28
James A. Hertz, USA, Loudon Woods, 23
Joseph N. Hood, Jr., USAAC, Grandview Ave., 28
Walter K. Howland, USN, Post Rd., 35
George C. Johnson, Jr., USAAC, Orchard Lane, 24
Karl J. Kirchwey, USN, Stuyvesant Ave., 23
James L. Larkin, USMC, Purchase St., 22
Robert H. Lathrop, USA, Milton Rd., 19
William B. Leith, USAAC, Grace Church St., 23
Harry Lowe, RCAF, Halstead Ave., 22
Thomas F. Maloney, USA, Grapal St., 38
Paul A. Mansell, USAAC, Ridgeland Manor, 27
John G. McCarthy, USAAC, Grapal St., 23
Allen J. McDonald, USA, Purchase St., 37
A Graham McIlwaine II, USN, UpDgWd Lane, 22
George O. Mergenthaler, USA, Purchase St., 24
Robert S. Merrill, USA, Oakland Beach Ave., 25
Charles F. Mitchell, USA, Grace Church St., 20
Philip A. Oldham, USMC, Meadow Place, 29
William G. Parsons, USAAC, Guion Rd., 24
Mark Rainsford, USA, Highland Rd., 25
John Sheridan Reilly, USA, Post Rd., 24
John F. Samler, USMC, Grapal St., 23
Raymond G. Scherff, USAAC, Midland Ave., 25
Roland C. Senf, USA, Kirby Lane, 19
Robert L. Shedden, USAAC, Mt. Pleasant St., 23
Alan A. Slade, Jr., USA, Meadow Place, 19
Peter J. Sproule, USA, Natoma St., 19
Henry B. Stimson, Jr., USAAC, Mendota Ave., 27
George W. Strange, Sr., USA, Wainwright St., 28
James K. Taylor, USAAC, Davis Ave., 25
James N. Thorne, RAF, Post Rd., 24
Donald R. Torrey, USA, Park Lane, 20
Stanley K. Turner, Jr., USN, 25
Charles P. Wassell, USAAC, Loudon Woods, 22
Frank L. Wassell, USAAC, Loudon Woods, 24
Harry B. Wassell, USAAC, Loudon Woods, 27
William G. Werner, USA, Harbor Terrace, 24
John Williamson, USA, Milton Rd., 30

194 Served, 3 Died
Walter E. Bailey, USN, Oakland Gardens, 30
Robert S. Banks, USA, Goldwin St., 23
Vaughn D. Prunier, USAF, Soundview Ave., 23

190 Served, 3 Died
Christopher H. Markey, USMC, Harbor Terrace, 24
Paul M. McGrath, USMC, Park Dr. North, 23
John F. Shaughnessy, Jr., USAF, Grandview Ave., 30


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