Great Lakes 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.

Great Lakes National Cemetery was opened in 2005. In 2017, there were in total over 34,000 graves on this cemetery.


Great Lakes 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:

19 March 2008 , Private 1st Class Antione Vincent Robinson, aged 20
26 June 2008 , Sergeant 1st Class Matthew Lee Hilton, aged 37
03 September 2009 , Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin P. Castiglione, aged 21
16 June 2010 , Specialist Joseph D. Johnson, aged 24
06 November 2010 , Private 1st Class Shane M. Reifert, aged 23
23 April 2011 , Lance Corporal Dominic J. Ciaramitaro, aged 19
26 May 2011 , Staff Sergeant Ergin V. Osman, aged 35
14 June 2012 , Sergeant Joseph M. Lilly, aged 25
26 June 2012 , Staff Sergeant Matthew J. Leach, aged 29


Great Lakes 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:

26 January 2005 , Lance Corporal Allan Klein, aged 34
21 November 2005 , Private 1st Class John Wilson Dearing, aged 21
26 June 2006 , Staff Sergeant Raymond James Bryon Anthony Charles Plouhar, aged 30
1 October 2006 , Captain Justin Dale Peterson, aged 32
9 November 2006 , Sergeant Bryan Kevin Burgess, aged 35
14 May 2007 , Sergeant Thomas George Wright, aged 38
14 July 2007 , Specialist Christopher David Allen Kube, aged 18
25 December 2007 , Sergeant Peter C. Neesley, aged 28
23 April 2008 , Private 1st Class John Thomas Bishop, aged 22

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Flickr