Normandy American Military Cemeteries in Calvados, France
Individual casualty details from the American forces buried in Normandy will be added to this archive in 2016.
The Normandy American Cemetery was dedicated on 18th July 1956 and is the final resting place of 9,387 servicemen and women. In the grounds of the cemetery there is also a memorial to the missing.
There are 9,386 headstones: 9,237 are Latin crosses and 149 are Stars of David. One burial is from the First World War (Lieutenant Quintine Roosevelt, younger Brother of Brigadier General THEODORE ROOSEVELT Jr.).
The cemetery is also where the Normandy American Memorial to the Missing is located. This lists the names of some 1,554 men who were listed as missing in action.
Honours and Awards
3 Medals of Honour.