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011    FOREST LAWN CEMETERY (Greensboro City Owned)   -   Surname starts with A

      Location - 3901 Forest Lawn Drive, off Pisgah Church Rd, Greensboro.

      Coordinates: 36d 07m 40.2s N; 79d 50m 33.2s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From intersection of US 220 (Battleground Avenue) and Pisgah Church Road (north of downtown Greensboro), go east on Pisgah Church Rd for about 200 -300 yards and turn left on Forest Lawn Drive. Then go about 50 yards and turn left on a drive in front of an elementary school. Follow this small paved road which enters into the cemetery and continue to the right which is where the military section is located.

      This cemetery opened in 1928 and has a large veterans memorial section.
      Surveyed by Robert Carter in months of July through November 2011.
      Public or Private: Public Access
      Elevation above sea level (ft.): 887
      Status of cemetery: Currently maintained

      This is a full and complete survey of veterans burials as found in the months of July through November 2011. The burials are in concentric circles which emanate outward from a tall monument with the American flag. Please do not copy this data and post to other web sites as if this was your own research. Although births and deaths are facts and not copyrighted, genealogy integrity suggests you give reference sources where you obtained the data and the source provider, Robert Carter. Any photos provided "ARE" copyrighted and you cannot copy and post to other sites or use them in other ways without the owner's permission. Many of the early burials only had the date of death without any date of births. Some common abbreviations of medals and honors a can be found at the links below:

      Enlisted ranks - http://www.defense.gov/about/insignias/enlisted.aspx
      Officer ranks - http://www.defense.gov/about/insignias/officers.aspx

      Some common medals found in this survey are:
      --AM (Air Medal)
      --ARCOM (Army Commendation Medal)
      --BSM (Bronze Star Medal)
      --PH (Purple Heart)

      Special Note: The veterans burials are in concentric circles without identified rows, and most are buried according to the date when they died. Those nearest the central monument are the earliest burials and those farther away are more recent. So, if you are looking for a loved one, look for those whose death dates are in the same month and years and it should be nearby. As with any research, if you see any factual errors please send an email for a correction.

      Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument.
      Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Plaque - The Answer.
      Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Plaque - The Challenge.
      Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Flag.

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  1. Able, Ezell Sr   (b. 2 Mar 1920 - d. 12 Jun 1995)
      • TEC5, US Army, World War II
  2. Adams, Harry S.   (b. Unknown - d. 27 Mar 1934)
      • Alabama, Corporal, Coastal Artillery Corps
  3. Adkins, William Franklin   (b. 4 Aug 1906 - d. 8 Feb 1967)
      • North Carolina, TEC4, 2101 Area Services Unit, World War II
  4. Akers, Edward Milton   (b. 31 Oct 1914 - d. 7 Apr 1989)
      • SSGT, US Air Force, World War II
  5. Alberty, William Jackson   (b. 12 Nov 1914 - d. 26 Aug 1959)
      • North Carolina, CPL, US Marine Corps Reserve, World War II
  6. Alexander, Ernest Y.   (b. Unknown - d. 31 Jul 1941)
      • South Carolina, PVT, 307th Field Artillery
  7. Alexander, Eugene H.   (b. 30 Aug 1925 - d. 16 Dec 2000)
      • US Navy, World War II
  8. Alexander, Eugene T.   (b. 29 Aug 1949 - d. 3 Jun 1979)
      • SA, US Navy, Vietnam
  9. Alexander, Roy Joseph   (b. 24 Dec 1927 - d. 17 May 1971)
      • North Carolina, S2, US Navy, World War II
  10. Alexander, Shirley A.   (b. 8 Jun 1923 - d. 26 Jul 1999)
      • CPL, US Marine Corps, World War II
  11. Allen, Calvin C.   (b. 17 May 1926 - d. 12 Dec 1995)
      • CPL, US Army, World War II, BSM
  12. Allen, David E.   (b. 10 Oct 1919 - d. 8 Jan 1951)
      • North Carolina, TEC5, 802nd Sig Svc Regt, World War II
  13. Allen, George J.   (b. 21 Oct 1921 - d. 1 Oct 1959)
      • Pennsylvania, SGT, 308th Bomb Group, Army Air Force, World War II
  14. Allen, Samuel P.   (b. 8 Feb 1876 - d. 27 Mar 1955)
      • Veteran of Spanish American War
  15. Allen, Walter Densmore Jr   (b. 24 Aug 1924 - d. 25 Nov 1971)
      • North Carolina, TEC5, US Army, World War II
  16. Alley, Robert W.   (b. 28 Mar 1919 - d. 25 Feb 1944)
      • North Carolina, Staff Sgt, Air Corps, World War II
  17. Allison, Curtis M.   (b. 22 Aug 1945 - d. 2 Feb 1993)
      • US Air Force, Vietnam
  18. Allred, Joseph Floyd   (b. 29 Nov 1888 - d. 3 Jan 1967)
      • North Carolina, PFC, US Army, World War I
  19. Allred, Thomas Whitfield   (b. 13 Dec 1926 - d. 3 Mar 1994)
      • US Army, World War II
  20. Alston, Albert Eugene   (b. 27 Aug 1929 - d. 19 Jan 2002)
      • SP3, US Army, Korea
  21. Alston, Charles   (b. 2 Feb 1955 - d. 23 Oct 2003)
      • US Army
  22. Alston, Russell C.   (b. 13 Sep 1920 - d. 5 Mar 1995)
      • US Army, World War II
  23. Anderson, Arthur Shelby   (b. 5 Jul 1910 - d. 30 May 1973)
      • North Carolina, CEM, US Navy, World War II
  24. Anderson, James Alvin   (b. 11 Apr 1920 - d. 3 Aug 1981)
      • PFC, US Army, World War II
  25. Anderson, William J.   (b. 5 Nov 1924 - d. 19 Jul 1973)
      • North Carolina, SGT, US Air Force, World War II, Korea
  26. Andrews, Cleveland B.   (b. 18 Aug 1911 - d. 11 Nov 1965)
      • North Carolina, PFC, 195th Military Police Co, World War II
  27. Andrews, Louis M.   (b. 8 Feb 1927 - d. 24 May 1958)
      • North Carolina, PVT, USMCR, World War II
  28. Apple, Arthur Grover   (b. 1938 - d. 1977)
      • PFC, US Army
  29. Apple, Robert Lee   (b. 2 Jun 1925 - d. 25 Aug 1982)
      • PFC, US Army, World War II
  30. Aubuchon, Jerome Hillary   (b. 10 Mar 1925 - d. 18 Jan 1997)
      • SGT, US Army, World War II, BSM
  31. Austin, George Washington   (b. 22 Feb 1919 - d. 21 Dec 1963)
      • North Carolina, S1, US Naval Reserves, World War II
  32. Austin, John Ruppert   (b. 22 Feb 1911 - d. 1 Jan 1968)
      • North Carolina, TEC5, 640th TD Battalion, World War II

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