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Barrancas National Cemetery

The National Cemeteries in the U.S.A. are used for graves of war dead, graves of U.S. military personnel, veterans and their spouses but not exclusively so. There are also special state veteran cemeteries.

Barrancas National Cemetery was opened in the American Civil War for Union and Confederate soldiers who were killed in the battle for Pensacola. In 2005, there were in total 32,643 graves on this cemetery.


Barrancas National Cemetery contains the graves of the following people, who fought for the United States of America and who gave their lives in the War in Afghanistan and/or Operation Enduring Freedom:

25 February 2003 , Chief Warrant Officer Timothy Wayne Moehling, aged 35
16 November 2011 , Private 1st Class Matthew Christopher Colin, aged 22
03 April 2012 , Staff Sergeant Christopher Lawrence Brown, aged 26
10 June 2013 , Staff Sergeant Jesse Lamar Thomas Jr., aged 31
26 August 2015 , Staff Sergeant Forrest Brent Sibley, aged 31
02 October 2015 , Senior Airman Nathan Cole Sartain, aged 29
19 March 2017 , Sergeant 1st Class Robert R. Boniface, aged 34


Barrancas National Cemetery contains the graves of the following people, who fought for the United States of America and who gave their lives in the War in Iraq and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom:

9 May 2005 , Lance Corporal Marcus Mahdee, aged 20
23 October 2005 , Corporal Jonathan Ross "J R" Spears, aged 21
27 October 2005 , Colonel William Wesley Wood, aged 44
3 May 2006 , Private 1st Class Christopher Michael Eckhardt, aged 19
30 October 2007 , Sergeant Daniel Lee McCall, aged 24
14 February 2008 , Staff Sergeant Javares Javon Washington, aged 27
14 September 2008 , Staff Sergeant Darris J. Dawson, aged 24

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