Veterans Memorial

Big Hill Cemetery Main Photo

Photo by David Cantrell

Over 150 military veterans rest in cemeteries in Mayberry Township. This page is a memorial to their service and sacrifice. Flags are placed each Memorial Day to honor them.

Copies of the information contained here has been provided to the Norris City Memorial Public Library and the Hamilton County Historical Society located at the McCoy Memorial Library in McLeansboro, IL.


Find Cemeteries


Veterans are buried in the following Mayberry Township cemeteries: Albion, Big Hill, Gholson, Keasler, New Prospect, North Fork.


Veteran Location Maps


Numbered veteran location maps are available for each cemetery.




Search Veterans


Veterans can be searched by cemetery, service, conflict, award, and casualty type.

Monument photo and map position may also be viewed in this section.



Select an option and the results will be immediately upated.  Scroll down to see the veteran list.  To erase all results and criteria, select Clear Options.

To view all veterans without any criteria specified, choose "Select all options".

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Remember Veterans

Placing Flag
DoD photo by Marvin D. Lynchard


Adopt a cemetery and preserve the monument inscriptions and locations.

Assist American Legion placing flags on Memorial Day.

Veterans Buried Overseas

Small Wall of the Missing - Netherlands

Photo by Dominique Potier

Three veterans from World War II never returned to Mayberry Township.

We remember them here »

Learn About Monuments


VA Monument Types

Collage by David Cantrell

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for Headstones, Markers, and Medallions for veterans.

Information on eligibility and the process may be found here.