Lt. (j.g.) Richard Thomas Hayes

Lt. (j.g.) Richard Hayes MIA in Pacific Theater

Lieutenant Junior Grade Richard Thomas Hayes, was killed in action April 27, 1945. He is survived by his wife Margaret Flewellyn Hayes of 176 Washington Ave.

He was awarded the Air Medal with Gold Star.

Lt. Hayes joined the United States Naval Reserve from Ohio. His service number is 0-176597.

He is listed as missing in action or buried at sea on the Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

The intersection of Washington Avenue and Little Street was dedicated Richard Hayes Way in a ceremony held May 28, 2016.

Belleville Street Sign Memorials

In June 2016, Belleville Township Council passed a resolution to dedicate certain streets in town to servicemen who hailed from the municipality.


American Battle Monuments Commission

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing, State of New Jersey, War Dept. June 1946

Richard Hayes Way, Belleville NJ - KIA WW2

Belleville Street Named In Honor of Soldier Killed In Action

May 28, 2016


Washington Avenue

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

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World War II

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