CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Fire Department raised the American Flag above Route 24 on Saturday in honor of Army Pfc. William V. Giovanniello, whose remains passed through Chatham on the way to his final resting place in Port Jervis, N.Y.
Giovanniello's unit was attacked in 1951 while he served during the Korean War. He was listed as POW/MIA.
According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency website, Giovanniello was in a grave marked “Unknown X-1219,” in the Tanggok United Nations Military Cemetery until his remains were identified in May. He is set to be buried in Port Jervis, N.Y. on Nov. 10.
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