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List of famous people buried in Netherlands American Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Netherlands American Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Netherlands American Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

People on this list include Willy F. James, Jr. and Robert G. Cole.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Netherlands American Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Netherlands American Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Netherlands American Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Netherlands American Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Netherlands American Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Robert G. Cole is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Netherlands American Cemetery
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Robert G. Cole


Lieutenant Colonel Robert George Cole was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the days following the D-Day Normandy invasion of World War II. ...more

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Age: Died at 29 (1915-1944)

Birthplace: Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Willy F. James, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Netherlands American Cemetery
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Willy F. James, Jr. was a United States Army private first class who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. He was one of seven African-American soldiers who were belatedly awarded the Medal of Honor by President Bill Clinton on January 13, 1997. ...more

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Age: Died at 25 (1920-1945)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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George J. Peters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Netherlands American Cemetery
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George J. Peters


George J. Peters was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II during Operation Varsity. ...more

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Age: Died at 21 (1924-1945)

Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, United States of America

Walter C. Wetzel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Netherlands American Cemetery
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Walter C. Wetzel


Walter C. Wetzel was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. ...more

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Age: Died at 26 (1919-1945)

Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia, United States of America