Rockafeller, Harry J. – 4th Armored Division

Born on December 23, 1916 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.

Passed away on August 8, 2017, Wall Township, New Jersey, USA.

Army Serial Number: O-415254.

With special thanks to Michael Malone for the photos and information.

Harry J. Rockafeller was a Captain in the 51st Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division. After The Bulge, he was promoted to Major. When the war ended, he remained in the Army, took command of the 78th Infantry Division and retired in 1974 as a Major General.

Buried at the Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA.

On November 11, 2018, the Rockafeller Memorial Statue was unveiled in Wall Township, New Jersey (USA) in memory of this officer and the men of the Fourth.  This thanks to the tremendous work of Michael Malone.

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