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Explore: Cranford86 Project

Here are some of the stories of the Cranford 86

Albury Jr., Charles

Click below to meet Lieutenant Albury, a World War 2 Glider Aviator and one of Cranford’s 86.

Ashnault, Raymond

Click below to read what family and friends remember about Ashnault.

Bargos, Juan

Click below to learn why Bargos Place in Cranford was named in his memory.

Burton, Friend

Click below to find out why Burton enlisted in the US Navy while still in HS.

Cameron, Archibald B.

Click below to learn about why this World War II Hero was the recipient of the Purple Heart.

Castaldo, Patrick P.

Click below to meet Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class USS Indianapolis Crew Member.

D’Alessandris, Augustine V.

Click to learn why this Cranford Varsity Football player ended up defending the USA in WWII. 

Fiske, Newell Rodney

Click below to learn why Fiske Terrace in Cranford is dedicated to this Hometown Hero.

Goodman, Howard E.

Click below to learn about this Engineering Officer and his time during WWII.

Goodman, Howard E.

Click below to learn about this Engineering Officer and his time during WWII.

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