American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
The American War Cemetery and Memorial Henri-Chapelle is one of the three U.S. war cemeteries in Belgium. In two of them, including in the Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, rest U.S. war dead from World War II. The cemetery, which is located in the town of Hombourg, is the final resting place of 7,992 U.S. war dead, including three recipients of the Medal of Honor, the highest U.S. military award for valor. Besides those buried here, the names of 450 missing soldiers have inscribed at the Walls of the Missing. Of the soldiers who have been buried or memorialized here, many were killed in the Battle of Bulge.
If you want to know more about the American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle or the possibility to adopt the grave of a fallen American soldier on this particular cemetery, please visit then the website of Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven. Although we do not maintain the "Adopt-A-Grave" program for this cemetery, you can find more information about the program on our website. Information in Dutch can be found here (click) and for information in English, please click here. Those looking for more information and photos of the cemetery are also encouraged to visit the cemetery's page on the website of the American Battle Monuments Commission.
The cemetery is open daily to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except December 25 and January 1. The cemetery's visiting address is 159, rue du Mémorial Américain in Hombourg, Belgium. To contact the cemetery, please click here.
Personal memorial pages
This list contains the names of all soldiers who have been either buried in or are listed at the Walls of the Missing at the American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle. The list is sorted into sections based on the first letter of the soldiers' surnames. Click on the buttons below to go to a section.
As you will be able to see, information about many soldiers, and/or photos, is either still missing or is incomplete. Therefore, if you have more information about or photos of a soldier, please contact us and we will add this information to the soldier's memorial page in our database as soon as possible. You can find more information about how to contact us on the page Contact.