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Keltch Park

Jerome Av bet. Macombs Rd and Elliot Pl

Bronx

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Rubin Keltch served in the U.S. Navy in World War II on the patrol gunboat Plymouth. His ship was torpedoed by the German submarine U-566 on August 4, 1943, just 90 miles east of Elizabeth City, New Jersey. At the time of his death, Keltch held the Navy Cross, the Purple Heart, and a Presidential Citation.

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Keltch Park Weather

  • Thu
    Chance Showers
    55°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Cloudy
    66°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    66°F
  • Sun
    Breezy
    63°F

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