This site is dedicated to those veterans buried in the New Orleans area cemeteries, or from the New Orleans area.
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.
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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 10,650 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.
SN Freddie John Falgout was Killed In Action on August 20, 1937 in Shanghai, China.
We have documented 12,420 veterans at NewOrleansHonor.com buried in the New Orleans area or from the New Orleans area.
Many of these veterans no longer have family to maintain their headstones.
With the high water table in the New Orleans region, if the headstones were not placed properly they will sink into the ground.
We have identified 61 veterans of the Civil War that are buried in the New Orleans Area.
We have identified 120 veterans of the Spanish American War that are buried in the New Orleans area.
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.
There are 99 Alcee Fortier High School alumni that died while in service during 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 267 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 3 veterans and 1 Holocaust Survivor buried in the Dispersed of Judah Cemeetery
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 62 veterans buried at Lafayette Cemetery No 2, 58 of which are war veterans.
There are 116 veterans buried in the Masonic Cemetery, 95% 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 1,230 veterans buried in Resthaven Memorial Park, 83% 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 545 veterans buried at St Patrick Cemetery No 1, 95% of which are war veterans.
There are 79 veterans buried in St Patrick Cemetery No 2, 96% of which are war veterans.
There are 159 veterans buried at St Patrick Cemetery No 3 and Mausoleum, 92% of which are war veterans
There are 568 veterans buried at St Roch Cemetery, 86% of which are war veterans
There are 663 veterans buried in St Vincent dePaul Piety St Cemetery, 95% of which are war veterans.
There are 300 veterans buried in St Vincent dePaul Soniat St Cemetery, 90% of which are war veterans.
There are 25 veterans buried in Verrett Cemetery, 23 of which are war veteran s
There are 104 veterans buried in Valence cemetery, 87 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.
Thanh Truong, WWL-TV, reports about LCPL Baker not having a headstone.
As a result of the WWL-TV report on May 11, 2021, the siblings of LCPL Baker contacted Thanh Truong and Doug Thomas about their brother. Thanh Truong was there at Mount Olivet Cemetery when LCPL Bakers siblings and Doug Thomas met.
The dedication of the renovated plot for LCPL Baker III and the unveiling of his headstone.