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September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Only parade in America honoring a war hero. Military style parade honoring WWII Medal of Honor, Navy Cross and Purple Heart recipient.

Annual Raritan Parade Honors WWII Hero John Basilone

This year’s parade is scheduled for
Sunday September 19th at 1pm in Raritan

John Basilone is the only Enlisted Marine:
– To be awarded both The Congressional Medal of Honor and The Navy Cross.
– To return to action after being presented the Medal of Honor and be killed in action.
– To have an annual parade in his honor


September 19
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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