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List of famous people buried in Long Island National 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 Long Island National Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Long Island National Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This is a list that includes people like Frank Silvera and Maurice Gosfield.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Long Island National Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Long Island National Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Long Island National Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Long Island National Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Long Island National Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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Frank Silvera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Dec. at 56 (1914-1970) Frank Alvin Silvera was a Jamaican-born American character actor and theatrical director. Silvera was known as "the man with a thousand faces" because of his ability to play a wide ...more

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Pvt. Matthew M. Landano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Dec. at 22 (1943-1965) Matthew Landano was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965. Private Landano was a Vietnam veteran.

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Maurice Gosfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Dec. at 51 (1913-1964) Maurice Lionel Gosfield was an American comic actor, most famous for his portrayal of Private Duane Doberman on the 1950s sitcom The Phil Silvers Show.

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William Henry Gowan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
William Henry Gowan Dec. at 73 (1884-1957) William Henry Gowan was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. He was awarded the medal for his fire-fighting efforts ...more

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August Holtz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
August Holtz Dec. at 67 (1871-1938) August Holtz was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.

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Richard Nettleton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Richard Nettleton

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William Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
William Thompson Dec. at 23 (1927-1950) William Henry Thompson 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 the Korean War. Born to a ...more

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Michael Valente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Michael Valente Dec. at 81 (1895-1976) Michael Valente was a United States Army soldier who served in World War I. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in France on ...more

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Charles W. Shea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Charles W. Shea Dec. at 73 (1921-1994) Charles William Shea was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

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Anthony Casamento is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Anthony Casamento Dec. at 67 (1920-1987) Corporal Anthony Casamento, was presented the Medal of Honor by President Jimmy Carter on September 12, 1980 in a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, 38 years after Cpl Casamento's heroism ...more

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John E. Warren, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
John E. Warren, Jr. Dec. at 23 (1946-1969) John Earl Warren, Jr. was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his actions in the Vietnam War.

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Sydney G. Gumpertz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Sydney G. Gumpertz Dec. at 92 (1879-1971) Sydney G. Gumpertz was a United States Army First Sergeant and recipient to the highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — during World War I.

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John J. Kedenburg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
John J. Kedenburg Dec. at 22 (1946-1968) John James Kedenburg 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 the Vietnam War.

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Joseph E. Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Joseph E. Schaefer Dec. at 69 (1918-1987) Joseph Edward Schaefer 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. Schaefer joined the ...more

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James A. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
James A. Walsh Dec. at 63 (1897-1960) James Aloysius Walsh was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his role in the occupation of Veracruz. Only 16 at the ...more

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John Everetts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
John Everetts Dec. at 83 (1873-1956) John Everetts was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.

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Robert Galbraith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Robert Galbraith Dec. at 71 (1878-1949) Robert Galbraith was a United States Navy Gunner's Mate, 3rd class received the Medal of Honor for actions on 12–13 September 1899 during the Philippine-American War. Gunner's Mate Galbraith is ...more

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Thomas Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Thomas Mitchell Dec. at 85 (1857-1942) Thomas Mitchell was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Born in 1857 in New York, New York, Mitchell joined the ...more

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Heinrich Behnke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Heinrich Behnke Dec. at 70 (1882-1952) Heinrich Behnke was a seaman first class serving in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

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Bernard J. Ray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Bernard J. Ray Dec. at 23 (1921-1944) Bernard James Ray was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II during the Battle of ...more