The Wallberg-Lovely Bridge crossing the Rahway River above Exit 12 is dedicated to the first two New Jerseyans to die in World War I. Martin Wallberg of Westfield was a Private with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces when he died on November 10, 1917, while Private Luke Lovely of South Amboy died 20 days later, while serving with the American forces.
Organization Responsible for Installation:
New Jersey Turnpike
Memorial War Era(s):
New Jersey Turnpike Thomas Edison Rest Area
Published on May 28, 2017