Willamette 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.

Willamette National Cemetery was opened in 1949. In 2014, there were in total 164,000 graves on this cemetery.


Willamette 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:

29 May 2004 , Private 1st Class Joseph Allen Jeffries, aged 21
09 September 2006 , Sergeant Nathaniel Bradley Lindsey, aged 38
10 February 2007 , Sergeant Long Ngoe Nguyen, aged 27
27 August 2007 , Sergeant Bryce Daniel Howard, aged 24
27 August 2008 , Private Tan Quoc "Ngo Go" Ngo, aged 20
10 July 2009 , Corporal Matthew R. Lembke, aged 22
06 December 2009 , Sergeant Elijah J. Rao, aged 26
23 June 2010 , Private 1st Class Anthony T. Justesen, aged 22
11 August 2011 , Hospitalman Riley Gallinger, aged 19
24 May 2012 , Corporal Keaton G. Coffey, aged 22
06 August 2013 , Specialist Nickolas Shane "Nick" Welch, aged 26
12 February 2014 , Specialist John Alexander "Alex" Pelham, aged 22


Willamette 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:

22 March 2003 , Specialist Brandon Scott Tobler, aged 19
30 March 2003 , Captain Aaron Joseph Contreras, aged 31
9 May 2003 , Lance Corporal Cedric Eugene Bruns, aged 22
11 February 2004 , Private 1st Class William C. Ramirez, aged 19
4 April 2004 , Specialist Philip G. Rogers, aged 23
17 May 2004 , Lance Corporal Bob William Roberts, aged 30
4 June 2004 , Specialist Justin Wayne Linden, aged 22
4 June 2004 , 1st Lieutenant Erik Scott McCrae, aged 25
28 July 2004 , Specialist Kenny Willy B. Leisten Jr., aged 20
13 September 2004 , Sergeant Benjamin Warren Isenberg, aged 27
13 September 2004 , Staff Sergeant David James Robert Weisenburg, aged 26
8 November 2004 , Staff Sergeant David George Ries, aged 29
27 November 2004 , Specialist Jeremy Edward Christensen, aged 27
5 December 2004 , Specialist Edwin William Roodhouse, aged 36
30 December 2004 , Sergeant Damien Thai Ficek, aged 26
16 February 2005 , Sergeant Adam Jay Plumondore, aged 22
23 April 2005 , Seaman Aaron Antrim Kent, aged 28
16 May 2005 , Sergeant Jacob Mark "Jake" Simpson, aged 24
23 November 2005 , Sergeant William B. Meeuwsen, aged 24
2 April 2006 , Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques Jose Nettles, aged 22
22 April 2006 , Sergeant Eric Dean King, aged 29
17 June 2006 , Specialist Robert Leon "Bobby" Jone, aged 22
21 July 2006 , Captain Christopher Todd Pate, aged 29
20 August 2006 , Lance Corporal Randy Lee Newman, aged 21
3 September 2006 , Sergeant 1st Class Richard Joseph Henkes II, aged 32
20 September 2006 , Master Sergeant Robb Gordon Needham, aged 51
1 October 2006 , Sergeant Chase Armstrong Haag, aged 22
17 October 2006 , Staff Sergeant Ronald Lee Paulsen, aged 53
10 December 2006 , Sergeant Brennan Chriss Gibson, aged 26
20 January 2007 , Private 1st Class Ryan Jeffrey Hill, aged 20
6 February 2007 , Specialist Brian Anthony Browning, aged 20
9 April 2007 , Private 1st Class Brett Andre Walton, aged 37
20 June 2007 , Staff Sergeant Stephen John Wilson, aged 28
5 July 2007 , Corporal Michelle Raylene Ring, aged 24
7 September 2007 , Captain Drew Nicholas Jensen, aged 27
9 January 2008 , Sergeant Zachary Wade McBride, aged 20
27 January 2008 , Sergeant Mikeal W. Miller, aged 22
26 January 2009 , Chief Warrant Officer Joshua M. Tillery, aged 31
28 August 2009 , Specialist Taylor Daniel Marks, aged 19
28 August 2009 , Sergeant Earl D. Werner, aged 38

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