This site is dedicated to those veterans buried in the New Orleans area cemeteries.
If you know of a veteran that is not listed here, please let us know immediately.
If you find any errors with the site, or have any suggestions to improve the site, please do not hesitate to let us know.
NO HIGHER HONOR
One of the primary reasons for this web page is to keep the memory alive of those veterans from the New Orleans area that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. May they never be forgotten.
‘The Nation which Forgets its Defenders will Itself be Forgotten’
Calvin Coolidge, as part of his acceptance speech for the Republican vice-presidential nomination on July 27th 1920 .
Use this link to search for a veteran buried in the New Orleans area or died while in service from the New Orleans area. If the veteran you are looking for is not listed, please contact us so we can ensure they are added to the website.
The database contains the information for 7,575 veterans so far.
New Orleans area veterans that were detained as Prisoners of War.
Those buried in the New Orleans area that were Holocaust Survivors.
There are 612 veterans from the State of Louisiana that died while in service during the Korean War.
There are 885 veterans from the State of Louisiana that died while in service during the Vietnam War.
There are 20 veterans buried here and 13 Holocaust Survivors.
Of the veterans buried here, there are 2 that were Killed In Action, 1 former Prisoner of War, and 1 that was a member of World War I and World War II.
Carrolton Cemetery No. 1 has approximately 565 veterans buried there. Of those 565, there are:
10 Civil War Veterans (9 of which were members of the U.S. Colored Infantry)
6 Spanish American War Veterans
110 WW1 Veterans 266 WW2 Veterans
38 Korean War Veterans 21 Vietnam War Veterans
Carrollton Cemetery No. 2 was originally a Catholic Cemetery named St Mary's. The City of New Orleans obtained it in a land swap in 1921. There are approximately 160 veterans buried here. Of those 160:
36 WW1 Veterans 74 WW2 Veterans
13 Korean War Veterans 6 Vietnam War Veterans
There are 929 veterans buried at St Bernard Memorial Gardens in Chalmette, LA, 79% of which are war veterans.
This cemetery is the final resting place for two Vietnam veterans that were Killed In Action and two former Prisoners Of War in World War II.
There are 458 veterans buried at Cypress Grove, 94% of which are war veterans.
There are 21 veterans buried at Ellen Cemetery in Chalmette, LA.
There are 12 veterans buried in the Gates of Prayer Cemetery, all of which are war veterans.
There are 2,653 veterans buried at Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans, LA, 93% of which are war veterans.
There are 33 veterans and 1 Holocaust Survivor buried at Hebrew Rest Cemetery.
There are approximately 440 veterans buried at Holt Cemetery.
There are 55 Jesuit High School alumni that died while in service during World War II.
There are 99 veterans buried at Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, 75 of which are war veterans.
There are 1,115 veterans buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 77% of which are war veterans.
There are 21 veterans buried in Promise Land Cemetery, 20 of which are war veterans.
There are about 190 veterans buried in St Joseph Cemetery No. 1. All but a few are war veterans.
There are about 100 veterans buried in St Joseph Cemetery No. 2. All but a few are war veterans.
There are 104 veterans buried in Valence cemetery, 87 of which are war veterans.
There are 25 veterans buried in Verret Cemetery, 23 of which are war veterans.
There are 62 veterans buried at Lafayette Cemetery No 2, 58 of which are war veterans.
Honored that Thanh Truong did a segment on the work we are doing to honor the veterans from New Orleans.
Honored that WGNO reporter Kenny Lopez covered the placing of flags on the veterans graves at the St Bernard Memorial Gardens cemetery for Memorial Day.
This details the first work day that started the process that ended up being NewOrleansHonor.com.