Fulton County Honor Roll

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New for Memorial Day 2015:

Gerard E. La Vallee

World War II, Company A, 35th Infantry Regiment

Mr. Gerard E. La Vallee, age 86 of Gloversville, passed away Friday evening, March 18, 2005 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, after an extended illness. He was born April 13, 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Joseph and Antoinette (Couture) Pacqette dit La Vallee, and came to Gloversville in 1930.

He enlisted in the US Army during World War II and proudly served throughout the Pacific theater. He rose to the rank of master sergeant and his awards included the Purple Heart(2) and the Bronze Star.

Discharged October 1945 (see discharge papers)

A member of the Fulton County DAV Chapter #122 of Gloversville.

Gerry LaVallee and Cindy LaVallee

Past Memorials and Dedications:

Multiple Wars

Archie H. Anderson

Strategic Air Command, Enter January 6, 1953
Retired February 1, 1975

Archie H. Anderson

Sgt. Samuel Passero

American Spanish Conflict
World War I
World War II

Killed in action during the Battle of Sai Pan.  Awarded the Purple Heart as well as other medals during his military service.

Marguriette Passero Buboltz

Civil War

Daniel Augustus Hand

Daniel Augustus Hand enlisted as a Private for three years service in the 153rd N.Y.S.V., Company A on the 22nd of August 1862 at Johnstown, N.Y. He was wounded "by accident" when the powder magazine in the fort exploded. Due to partial hearing loss on August 6th 1863, he transferred to the 12th Regt. Veteran Reserve Corps, Company G. November 13th 1863 his condition had become worse and he was discharged by his own request for deafness. In post war years Daniel was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Steven H. Houde (3rd Great-Grandson)

Corporal Chauncey N. Brown

Battery M 3rd NY Light Artillery, 1861-1865


Private John A. Brown

Battery M 3rd NY Light Artillery
Died at Hatteras Inlet, NC
October 22 1862.

They are brothers and both of them are buried in Union Mills Cemetery just outside of Broadalbin. Chauncey was my gr-grandfather, he died in 1920.

Richard Lillie

Myron Deforest 

Civil War

Promoted to Full Corporal Enlisted Mustered out Enlisted as a Private on 19 May 1861 in Amsterdam, NY at the age of 18.  Enlisted in Company D, 32nd Infantry Regiment New York on 31 May 1861, Promoted to Full Sergeant on 07 April 1863. Mustered out on 09 June 1863 in NY, NY.

My great great grandfather was Myron DeForest, born 1845 in Broadalbin, NY, married Sarah C. Born in 1868 in Broadalbin and died April 18, 1918 in Broadalbin, NY. He is buried in Broadalbin.

Kathleen Bronk Ridgeway

Daniel W. Gustin

Civil War - Served in Company D, 153rd Reg., N. Y. Vol.

He died while on duty in Alexandria Virginia of "bleeding lung", Nov. 6, 1862.  Buried in Johnstown Cemetery.

Robert Ruller

Silas W. Horning

115thVolunteer Regiment of Fonda, Company A.

Also served with Company C through the end of February 1863, then returned to Company A.

Appointed Corporal on August 20, 1862, wounded in Deep Bottom Virginia. Right forearm amputated below the elbow.  Silas was my great great grandfather and died on January 4, 1920. He is buried in the old cemetery in Fultonville.

Amy Horning

William Henry Jones

Civil War Veteran

NY 10th Cavalry, Company I

From Broadalbin, he enlisted 8/31/1862 Captured at Brandy Creek, VA. Died in Andersonville Prison 8/14/64 from maltreatment/disease.

Melanie Carbin

Leslie Kinsman

Private in Co. A 153rd Regiment NY Infantry volunteers.

Died in 2nd Presbyterian Church Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, Christmas eve, 1862 of pneumonia and typhoid. He had enlisted in Johnstown, Aug. 28, 1862 for a term of 3 years.  Leslie was born Oct. 1, 1843 in Johnstown to Asa and Mary Catherine Kinsman.

Mary Jo Neyer

Charles Lamb

of Caroga
115th Regt. Co. K

Died Jan 21, 1865 of wounds received at the explosion of the magazine at Ft. Fisher, North Carolina on Jan 16, 1865. He is buried at Fort Fisher.

Marcia Buffet

Sidney Lincoln

Civil War, (Saratoga Co) Co C

Wounded at Olustee and died Jacksonville Fla., Feb 23, 1864.

Al Clarke

Joseph Mallett

Civil War, my GGG Grandfather

The memorial mention is for Morehouse Mallett, died 1864 of injuries from the Battle of The Wilderness, a Big Two day Battle in Virginia, from research a very decisive Battle of the Civil War.  He was 27 years old. His father was Philander Mallett,  a Justus of the Peace in Stratford many years. Joseph Mallett, Morehouse's Grandfather was  a pioneer of the county, thus Mallett Hill, Mallett Road, Mallett Cemetery.

I found my GGG Grandfather at the Mallett cemetery, in Stratford and with him is his grandson Morehouse Mallett, wounded at the battle of the wilderness, VA, died in WA.1864.

Rebecca Mallett Huffaker Woodworth

Oliver H. Perry

153rd NY VI Co. D

Enlisted 8/28/62 discharged 10/9/64

David C. Perry

Samuel H. Perry

153rd NY VI Co. D

Enlisted 8/28/62 killed at Battle of Cedar Creek October 19, 1864

David C. Perry

Jim Reid

Civil War - 115th Volunteers, Company C

Jim was a friend of my great great grandfather Silas W. Horning (see above). I know little about him. He and Silas were very active in GAR encampments and remained close friends.

Amy Horning

Michael Tethers

Civil War,
(Saratoga Co) Co G

Killed at Olustee Feb 20, 1863.

Al Clarke

James Sylvester Welsh

Civil War
Private in Company K, 25th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers

Served April 6, l861 until July 26, 1861.  Married Caroline Gutha of Bleecker, August 6, 1870, in Johnstown, N.Y. and lived in Bleecker until his death Feb 22. 1904.  Buried in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Bleecker.  He was born Mar. 6, 1836.

Barbara Steffens

Joseph Welch

Civil War
77th New York Infantry

Born 16 June 1842 in Gloversville. He married Maryette Kinsman 3rd Sept.1864 in Johnstown. They moved west in 1865, first to Michigan, then to Washington in 1887, and finally to Oregon in 1911, where they were pioneers in Douglas County, Oregon. Joseph died there in Riddle, Douglas Co., 5 Nov. 1919. He enrolled at Gloversville, in Oct. 1861 as a private in Company "K".  He was honorably discharged at Fort Lyons, Virginia in Dec. 1862, after his arm was broken and improperly set by army doctors. His arm was permanently disabled. Parents were Leslie Welch and Marie Taylor Welch.

Mary Jo Neyer

War of 1812

Leslie Welch

War of 1812, father of Joseph Welch

A resident of Fulton County, from 1835 to his death around 1851, served in a unit called the Irish Greens. His commander was named McClure. During the battle of Plattsburgh in NY, while reaching to pick up a flag, he was simultaneously shot in the leg and had one ear shot off.

Mary Jo Neyer

World War I

Charles Goldthorpe

In memory of Private Charles Goldthorpe.
Service number 13686. 6th Bn.,

Lincolnshire Regiment, who died on Thursday 28th of September 1916 in France. His brother Wilfred Crispin Goldthorpe is also on this list. Their sister Beatrice also died during the same war working for the railway while the men were at war. The last remaining son did return from the war but lost an arm after being wounded. 


James Edward Goldthorpe

World War I, Private
165th Infantry

Born 1891, Killed in action 18 July 1918 in  Oise-Aisne, France.  Buried in the American Military Cemetery in Oise-Aisne, France.  He was the only son in the Goldthorpe family, so the Goldthorpe name ended with him when he died.

Val Patomson

Wilfred Crispin Goldthorpe

World War I, Private
Highland Light Infantry

Service number: 50539 Date of Death 21st September 1918. United Kingdom


William VanDerSluys

World War I
Served as Corporal, Company D, 114th Infantry

He served in the US Army from March of 1917- May 1919, receiving an honorable discharge. He was born in Ouddorp, Holland, but came to America as a child. He spent most of his life in Gloversville.

Diane Holmes

World War II

PFC Wayne Cooper

WW II, He was a rifleman and scout.

Was in the Army from 10-23-42 to 12-7-45. 8th Division, 28th Infantry Regm't., Company A, 2nd Platoon, 1st. He was wounded in action, captured by the Germans and taken to Stalag 7A. Was later transferred to a German prison farm. He was a prisoner from 7-10-44 to 5-15-45.

Dad passed away on Dec. 15, 1998.

Joyce Park, daughter

John G. Gunn

Gloversville Native, WWII, Corporal

He was my great uncle, my grandmother's birth brother.  He died August 10, 1942 after surviving the Bataan Death March and four months of living in a brutal concentration camp in the Phillipines during WWII.

Christina L. Cronk

Donald H Milroy

WWII - Town of Broadalbin

He was my uncle.  He was badly wounded in WWII and earned the Bronze Star.  He died 21 Aug 1950 after battling his injuries.  He is buried in the Soldiers section at Ferndale Cemetery in Johnstown, NY.

Should anyone be related to this gentlemen and know more about him, I sure would appreciate an email. 

Debbie Jordan

Joseph Passero

World War II

Pilot; Died May 1998

Marguriette Passero Buboltz

Mark A. Russell

WWII,  Lt. Col.
Geilenkirchen, Germany

Mark Russell,
son of Shirley Russell, Northville

Maurice D. Russell

WWII, Colonel, US Marines

Served during WW2 as a Marine fighter pilot.  Also served during Korean and Vietnam wars.  Died Sept 2002.

Mark Russell,
son of Shirley Russell, Northville

Persian Gulf War

Matthew S. Malec

Persian Gulf War in 1991

"I am a US Navy Veteran of 11 years and belong to the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gloversville.  I served aboard the USS Cayuga (LST-1186) from June 20,1990 to April 17, 1991.

Matthew S. Malec

Updated 6/23/2017: Removed Charles F. Milroy from honor roll per request by original donor as new information states that he was not in the war.

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