American War Cemetery Lorraine

lorraineThe American War Cemetery and Memorial Lorraine is the largest U.S. World War II cemetery in Europe. The cemetery, which is located in the town of Saint Avold in France, is the final resting place of 10,489 U.S. war dead, including four recipients of the Medal of Honor, the highest U.S. military award for valor. Besides those buried here, the names of 444 missing soldiers have inscribed at the Walls of the Missing. Of the soldiers buried or memorialized here, many were killed while driving the German forces from the fortress city of Metz, France toward the Siegfried Line and the Rhine River.

The Adopt-A-Grave program for the Lorraine Cemetery is maintained by the Association France - Etas-Unis Lorraine. They can be reached by email. Those looking for more information and photos of the cemetery are encouraged to visit the cemetery's page on the website of the American Battle Monuments Commission.

The cemetery is open daily to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except December 25 and January 1. The cemetery's visiting address is Avenue de Fayetteville in St Avold, France. To contact the cemetery, please click here.

Personal memorial pages
This list contains the names of soldiers who have been either buried in or are listed at the Walls of the Missing at the American War Cemetery Lorraine and about whom information can be found in our database. If you are not able to find a name, we likely do not have information about this particular soldier at this moment.
These lists below are sorted on the first letter of the soldiers' surnames. Click on the buttons below to go to a section.

As you will be able to see, information about many soldiers, and/or photos, is either still missing or is incomplete. Therefore, if you have more information about or photos of a soldier, please contact us and we will add this information  to the soldier's memorial page in our database
as soon as possible. You can find more information about how to contact us on the page Contact.


This website is a project by the Dutch non-profit organization Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven (Foundation United Adopters American War Graves). It is the foundation's mission to give a face to the names of the U.S. WWII soldiers buried in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.


Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven
Loonsevaert 21
5171 LL Kaatsheuvel
Nederland (The Netherlands)

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