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 MORE.....The New Haven Railroad goes to war!!!

Four brave New Haven Railroadmen who made the ultimate sacrifice for their
Country in World War 2.

Left to right, PFC Richard T. MacKenzie, Office Boy, New York City Sales and Service Department MIA, Seamen 1/C John E. O'Connell, Jr., Electrician's Helper, Readville Shops died when his ship, the U.S.S. Morris was attacked by Japanese Kamikaze planes, AOM 2/C William Norman Forrest, Freight Laborer, West Warwick, RI killed while serving aboard the USS Sangamon when attacked by Japanese Kamikazes near Okinawa and FC 3/C Roderick J. Morrison, Electrician Apprentice, Southampton Street Engine House.

4 of at least 129 brave and heroic New Haven Railroaders who gave their lives in World War 2.
 


From the January 1945 edition of "Along The Line,"
More New Haven Railroaders who made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country!


Banner from the December, 1945 edition of "Along The Line."
7002 served - 117 made the ultimate sacrifice


"The Kid in Upper 4"
One in a series of nationally famous
New Haven Railroad war time ads featuring "The Kid."


As of December 1946,   7315 brave employees of the New Haven Railroad served their country - 129 New Haven Railroaders made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country during World War 2.   As of December 1946,   7315 brave employees of the New Haven Railroad served their country - 129 New Haven Railroaders made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country during World War 2.  As of December 1946,   7315 brave employees of the New Haven Railroad served their country - 129 New Haven Railroaders made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country during World War 2.   As of December 1946,   7315 brave employees of the New Haven Railroad served their country - 129 New Haven Railroaders made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country during World War 2. As of December 1946...7315 brave employees of the New Haven Railroad served their country - 129 New Haven Railroaders made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country during World War 2.

 

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