Veterans

Deceased Veterans
Per city records as of May 24, 2016 there were a total of 511 veterans laid to rest in the Aurora Cemetery. The following indicates the various categories of service represented:
  • Revolutionary War (10)
  • War of 1812 (27)
  • Civil War (22)
  • Spanish American War (6)
  • World War I (47)
  • World War II (247)
  • World War II and Korean (12)
  • Korean (58)
  • Vietnam (15) Gulf / Vietnam (1)
  • Service men and women from various branches (66)
    • If the war era or service category is not known, the veteran is listed under "Servicemen and Women" in the above listing.
Veterans Memorial Parade
The city, VFW Post 2629, and American Legion Post 803 host a parade from Veterans Memorial Park to the Aurora Cemetery on Memorial Day of each year. The ceremony includes the reading of each deceased Aurora veteran's name and the presentation of military honors. The time of the parade is determined closer to the date of the ceremony. Refer to the main page of the Cemetery for updates to this ceremony each year.

Aurora Veterans who lost their lives in sacrifice, lost at sea, bodies not recovered, or buried in other cemeteries are also honored. 
  Veterans Interred in Other City Cemeteries
 
 Veterans in Unlocated Graves/Unrecovered Bodies/Not Buried
Please contact Administrative Assistant Karen Stacko in the Service Department at 330-995-9116 to add a name or make a correction to the existing list.