Sante Moretti, Angelo Simonitti

Dominic Baldini, John Basilone, Carmine Crugnale, Phillip DeLorenzo, Rocco DeMelio, Julius Dominici, John Doughtery, Frank Esposito, John Gentile, Abraham Granetz, Frances Harcar, Edward Harcarik, Walter Jacobs, Rev. R.A. Koskomp, Joseph Lamastro, Alfonso Matteis, Michael Mazepa, Peter Obzanski, Jerry Ottavianno, Frank Passarello, Peter Petras, Rocco Scarponi, Joseph Spatt, Alfred Zanoni

Korean War:
William Horensky

The Borough of Raritan NJ will host the
24th Annual John Basilone Memorial Parade

on Sunday, September 25 2005 at 1 PM EST.

This is the only parade in America honoring a war hero.

Sergeant Basilone received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his gallant action during the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942 and the Navy Cross posthumously for more heroism in the Battle of Iwo Jima where he was killed in 1945..

The parade grows in size and popularity every year. Over 150 units marched along with the Quantico Marine Band, and 20 other military and high school bands before 1000s of spectators, many of whom came from different parts of the country to attend this annual event..

The 15th John Basilone Commemorative Concert will be Saturday, September 25th at 8:00 PM at Raritan Valley Community College..

Preceding the Parade on Sunday, a memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann Church at 9:00 AM. The John Basilone Museum at the Raritan Public Library will open to visitors at 11:00 AM.