Township of Ocean Historical Museum
Township of Ocean Historical Museum

Address: 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712
Mailing: P.O. Box 516, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-0516

Directions

(732) 531-2136 
​E-mail us at [email protected]
Remembering Our World War II Veterans
Friday, August 31, 2012 (Week 10)
See Prior and Subsequent Weeks 
In conjunction with the new exhibit, “Loved Ones Go to War: Local Stories of World War II,” the Museum is honoring deceased local World War II veterans with a flag raising ceremony each week from June 29 to December 7, 2012.

Every Friday at 6:30 p.m., a new flag will be raised at the Eden Woolley House and fly in honor of that week's veteran. The flag can be provided by the family or the Museum.

Local Boy Scouts from Troop 70 (Oakhurst), Troop 71 (Oakhurst) and Troop 76 (Wayside), veterans organizations or other groups will officiate over the raising and lowering of the flags. A sign in front of the flag pole will give information about the veteran being honored. The family and the public are welcome.
Pfc, Milton (Kelly) Worth, U.S. Army (killed in action)
Infantry, stationed in France.  Killed in action early in Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. European Theatre.




Staff Sgt. Robert Fischer, U.S. Army
Served in China, Burma and India Theatre.






Sgt. Harold Fischer, U.S Marine Corps
Served at Midway and the South Pacific, Pacific Theatre









Cpl. J. Virgil Newcomb, U.S. Marine Corps
3rd Marine Division.  Served in the South Pacific, including New Guinea, Pacific Theatre.
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Flag Honorees

"What you're honoring is a person's devotion to their county and not the rank or station in life they achieved." Tom Sherlock, Arlington National Cemetery Historian
"An open door to the history of coastal Monmouth County"


"An open door to the history of coastal Monmouth County"