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

This list has a variety of people, like Sailor Jerry and William D. Halyburton, Jr., in it.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific?" and "Which celebrities are buried in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific?"

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

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Madelyn Dunham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Dec. at 86 (1922-2008)
Madelyn Lee Payne Dunham was the American maternal grandmother of Barack Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States. She and her husband Stanley Armour Dunham raised Obama from ...more

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Sailor Jerry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Dec. at 62 (1911-1973)
Norman Keith Collins was a prominent American tattoo artist, famous for his tattooing of sailors; he was also known as "Sailor Jerry". An annual event now takes place in Hawaii called ...more

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William D. Halyburton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Dec. at 21 (1924-1945)
William David Halyburton, Jr., was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II. He earned the medal ...more

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Stanley Armour Dunham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Dec. at 74 (1918-1992)
Stanley Armour Dunham was the maternal grandfather of U.S. President Barack Obama. He and his wife Madelyn Payne Dunham raised Obama from the age of 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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John Hyland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
John Hyland Dec. at 86 (1912-1998)
John Joseph Hyland, Jr was an admiral in the United States Navy who commanded the U.S. Pacific Fleet from 1967-1970. A naval aviator, he was a champion of the aircraft carrier. Hyland was born ...more

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Erwin Jay Boydston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Erwin Jay Boydston Dec. at 82 (1875-1957)
Erwin J. Boydston was a private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

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Francis B. Wai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Francis B. Wai Dec. at 27 (1917-1944)
Francis Brown Wai was a captain in the United States Army and received the Medal of Honor for actions during the recapture of the Philippines from Japan in 1944. As a youngster, Wai liked to ...more

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Larry L. Maxam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Larry L. Maxam Dec. at 20 (1948-1968)
Corporal Larry Leonard Maxam was a United States Marine who posthumously received the United States' highest military honor — the Medal of Honor — for heroism in the Vietnam War in February

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Kaoru Moto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Kaoru Moto Dec. at 75 (1917-1992)
Kaoru Moto was a United States Army soldier. He was posthumously awarded the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

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Herbert K. Pililaau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Herbert K. Pililaau Dec. at 23 (1928-1951)
Herbert Kailieha Pililaʻau 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. A Native ...more

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Andrew F. Cook, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Andrew F. Cook, Jr. Dec. at 22 (1920-1942)
Andrew Fred Cook, Jr. was an officer in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He was killed in action in the Battle of Guadalcanal November 4, 1942, receiving the Navy Cross for ...more

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Robert T. Kuroda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Robert T. Kuroda Dec. at 22 (1922-1944)
Robert Toshio Kuroda was a United States Army soldier. He was 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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Francis C. Flaherty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Francis C. Flaherty Dec. at 22 (1919-1941)
Francis Charles Flaherty was an officer in the United States Naval Reserve and a recipient of America's highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for ...more

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Joseph W. Ozbourn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Joseph W. Ozbourn Dec. at 25 (1919-1944)
Private Joseph William Ozbourn was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for sacrificing his life to save his comrades on Tinian in the Marianas on July 30, 1944.

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Leroy A. Mendonca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Leroy A. Mendonca Dec. at 19 (1932-1951)
Leroy A. Mendonca was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions on July 4, 1951.

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Louis J. Hauge, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Louis J. Hauge, Jr. Dec. at 21 (1924-1945)
Corporal Louis James Hauge, Jr. was a United States Marine who posthumously received his nation's highest military honor — the Medal of Honor — for his actions during the Battle of Okinawa in ...more

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Rodney J. T. Yano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Rodney J. T. Yano Dec. at 26 (1943-1969)
Rodney James Takahashi Yano 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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William R. Caddy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
William R. Caddy Dec. at 20 (1925-1945)
Private First Class William Robert Caddy, was a United States Marine who sacrificed his life to save the lives of his platoon leader and platoon sergeant during the Battle of Iwo Jima. For his ...more

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Allan M. Ohata is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Allan M. Ohata Dec. at 59 (1918-1977)
Allan Masaharu Ohata was a United States Army soldier. He is best known for receiving the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

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Yeiki Kobashigawa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Yeiki Kobashigawa Dec. at 88 (1917-2005)
Yeiki Kobashigawa was a soldier in United States Army. He is best known for receiving the Medal of Honor in World War II.

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Martin O. May is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Martin O. May Dec. at 23 (1922-1945)
Martin O. May 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.

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William G. Fournier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
William G. Fournier Dec. at 30 (1913-1943)
William Grant Fournier 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.

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Joseph E. Muller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Joseph E. Muller Dec. at 37 (1908-1945)
Joseph E. Muller 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 the Battle of ...more

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Joseph Sarnoski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Joseph Sarnoski Dec. at 28 (1915-1943)
Joseph Raymond Sarnoski was an officer of the United States Army Air Forces during a World War II, and received the Medal of Honor posthumously. Sarnoski was part of Capt. Jay Zeamer Jr.'s crew ...more

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Daniel D. Schoonover is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Daniel D. Schoonover Dec. at 20 (1933-1953)
Daniel Dwain Schoonover was an enlisted soldier of the United States Army during the Korean War and a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor at the Second Battle of Pork Chop Hill. He was ...more