Veterans

Deceased Veterans

Per city records as of May 28, 2018 there were a total of 543 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 (5)
  • World War I (47)
  • World War II (259)
  • World War II and Korean (13)
  • Korean (63)
  • Vietnam (18) Gulf / Vietnam (1)
  • Service men and women from various branches (78)
    • 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. 
 
 Listed below are veterans buried in other city cemeteries, lost at sea, or unlocated as of May 28, 2018.

2018 Aurora Veterans Buried in other City Cemeteries
   
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.