For God and Country
On July 14th, 1919 Post 19 of Bayonne was issued a Temporary charter in the American Legion under the name of "Peter E. Leddy Post 19, Bayonne New Jersey".
The temporary charter was signed by the following members: William H. Errien, Dominick D. Sharkey, William L. Leahey, George Wright, Michael J. McFadden, Harold T. Rose, Patrick J. Hogan, James M. Campbell, Joseph D. Givens, Elbert Scofiled, Raymond Miller, Harold A. Bell, Howard R. Watson and Harry B. Mohring.
In the years following Post 19 has seen its members elevated in the community as well as the organization.