Membership & Eligibility

Guidelines for Veteran’s names engraved on memorial panels

  1. The memorial includes all U.S. Veterans who took the oath of enlistment (Commissioned Officer, Warrant Officer or Enlisted) and served honorably.
  2. Must be presently serving or have been honorably discharged from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserve components of all services.
  3. Merchant Marines in WWII who served on vessels commissioned by the Department of War/DOD have been granted veterans’ status by the Department of Veterans Affairs In accordance with the Merchant Marine Act of 1936,.
  4. All U.S. Veterans are included regardless of location served, combat experience, wounded or Killed in Action
  5. All U.S. Veterans will be listed on the panel that designates the period or war in which they served.
  6. Rank or branch of service will not be engraved.
  7. All names included are based on public records of the Veteran’s service, permission may not have been solicited to include a Veteran’s name on the Memorial.


Residency criteria for inclusion. 

  1. All U.S. Veterans who served before, during or after their residence in Heidelberg, Lynn, Lowhill or Weisenberg Township
  2. If buried in a cemetery located in one of the townships, but not a resident while living.