Click on image of William A. Hess to view Hackensack Heroes


William Ambrose Hess' photo is on the Hackensack Heroes Memorial which was assembled by the citizens of Hackensack shortly after the Great War's end.

We do not know at this time, May 17, 2011, how William Ambrose Hess gave his life during his service in World War I, but let us not forget his sacrifice.

Written by:
Bob Meli
May 17, 2011

I, Bob Meli, received this information from George Toriello who researched
William Ambrose Hess Registration card September 14, 2017. According to the card,
William Ambrose Hess was born in New York on April 1, 1896. When
William Ambrose Hess registered for the draft during World War I at the age of 22, he was living at 167 James Street in Hackensack.

Written by:
Bob Meli
September 14, 2017



Background image of Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, which is the largest American military cemetery in Europe, the burial site of 14,246 United States service members who died in the World War I obtained from: