Charlestown’s Contribution to World War II

Tuesday April 14th 2014 at the Bunker Hill Museum, 7:00 to 8:00 pm

The presentation is by Bill Durette who has spent over 12 years researching the approximately 5,000 men and 100 women of Charlestown’s Greatest Generation who served during WWII.  Durette also documented the 120 whom made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

Learn about the Sailors, Pilots, POWs, Soldiers and Women in Uniform.

Surprisingly, Charlestown had approximately 500 sets of brothers that served with five families having 7 brothers serving  in uniform during WWII.


The Kenneally Brothers from Charlestown, Frank, Walter, Robert, John, Richard and James.  Missing from the picture is George, the 7th brother.  All seven served in the Navy during WWII.

The talk is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Education Room of the Bunker Hill Museum.

Sponsored by the Charlestown Historical Society and the Friends of City Square Park.