Alfred “Al” Kady

Hometown Hero - Alfred “Al” Kady

  • Born 1921, died 2013

  • Alfred was a United States World War II veteran and Normandy Beach survivor
  • Past commander of the  9111 VFW and American Legion Post 401
  • Past chair of the South Brunswick Transportation Committee
  • Mr. Kady was presented with the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal 2002
  • Alfred Kady received the “Key to the Township” in 2003
  • Kady “discovered” the grave of Aaron Hush, a black Civil War veteran while hunting in the woods in Kendall Park. Al was instrumental in bringing local attention to the historical importance of the cemetery 

“We have a moral obligation to take care of these burial grounds as they are hallowed ground”
Al Kady reflecting on the discovery and upkeep of the Hush-Roberts burying ground

“I remember landing and running like hell”
Remembering landing on Omaha Beach


South Brunswick Post articles about Alfred “Al” Kady


Veteran is a Mission of Memory March 11th, 1999


Remembering our Fallen Soldiers March 31, 2007


Photos of Alfred “Al” Kady 



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