Peters, Art (Aart Peterse)

Art Peters  WWII
Aart Peterse WWII

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Date of Birth: 4/18/1902
Died On: Jun-59
Street Address: unknown
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Merchant Marines

Veteran Code: UNK-56

When Aart aka Arthur Peterse was born on April 18, 1902, in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit, was 30 and his mother, Hendrica, was 23. He married Cornelia J Van Haasteren and they had one son together. He also had one son from another relationship. He died in June 1959 in Toms River, New Jersey, at the age of 57, and was buried there. Art served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II.

Art Peters, (Aart Peterse)

Name: Aart Peters Race: White Age: 39 Birth Date: 18 Apr 1902 Birth Place: Rotterdam, Holland Residence Place: New Rochelle, West, New York Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942 Registration Place: N E, New York, USA Employer: Rosier A Van Haasteron Ryl, N. Y. Weight: 150 Complexion: Light Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Brown Height: 5-10 1/2 Next of Kin: Cornelia J Peterse

Name: Aart Peterse Social Security Number: 061-01-3733 Issue Year: Before 1951 Issue State: New York Death Date: Jun 1959


Aart Peterse, 56, of 1100 E. Washington St., died yesterday at home. He is survived by his wife, Cornelia, a son, Gerard, Holly Village, Toms River; a brother, Joseph Peterse, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and four grandchildren.

Mr. Peterse was born in the Netherlands and moved to Bethlehem, Pa., as a young man. He later lived in New Rochelle and Rye, N.Y., before moving here in 1946. He was a member of the Merchant Marine during World War II. For the past 11 years he has been a chef and baker at the Riverview Hotel here. Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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