Grave Markers & Monuments

Grave markers or flags for deceased veterans are available and requests should be sent to the Veterans’ Agent, Ray Hague, by e-mail or by calling the office at 508-324-2432.

Monuments and Markers within the City of Fall River
There are 31 monuments and markers in the City of Fall River. All monuments and markers are maintained by Veterans Services through the Department of Community Maintenance.

Other Memorials are located at the U.S.S. Massachusetts:
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Albert Bradbury

Died in 1937.  World War I Veteran, 189th Company – American Forces. Previously a member of the British forces.  He later went on to be a Fall River Police Officer and City Councilor. Read More
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American Veterans Memorial (Amvets)

Dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and in honor of those who served the Armed Forces of our country during World War II. Read More
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Cannon

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Civil War Cannons

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Cosmo Cupolo Monument

1902 – 1972 Read More
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CPL Ronald F. Lake

1946 – 1967 Read More
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Cpl. David Miller

David L. Miller was taken prisoner by the Japanese during WWII and was forced to take part in the Bataan Death march.  He died in a prison camp in the Philippines.  A plaque in his memory was unveiled during the ceremony dedicated 1991. Read More
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Cpl. George Santos

Cpl. George F. Santos Hdg. 1st Bn. 67 C.A. (A.A.) Byta. Born December 25, 1917, Died August 14, 1944j Rome, Italy.  Erected by friends and members of the Portuguese American A.C. 293 Almond Str., Fall River, Massachusetts. Read More
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Cpl. Robert Newbury

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CPT Thomas A. Derosier

1938 – 1967 Read More
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David Malcom

Dedicated to the memory of a man who spent many years of his life developing and encouraging the youth of the City in the field of sports.  1871 – 1952. Read More
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Durfee Green

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Firemen's Bell Monument

Dedicated 1921 Read More
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Franco-American War Veterans

In Memory of all those who have served and died.  Erected by Franco American War Veterans Inc.  Post #5 auxiliary. Read More
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Frank Wilcox

In memory of our departed comrade Frank Allen Wilcox Post #126 The American Legion.  Dedicated May 30, 1934. Read More
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General Casimir Pulaski

General Casimir Pulaski Polish American Patriot who aided the colonist in their fight for Liberty dying gloriously in action.  Erected by Polish Ameican Societies Fall River, MA.  Dedicated in 1931. Read More
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General Kosciuszko

American Revolutionary War General and Polish National hero 1746 – 1817.  Erected by Americans of Polish descent in Fall River, Massachusetts Dedicated July 4, 1950. Read More
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General Lafayette

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Gerald J. Lawton

This park is dedicated to the memory of “Jerry” (1936 – 1992) who helped the poor and homeless find lodging. Read More
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Iwo Jima Memorial

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John R. Machado Green

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John W. Ruggiero

John W. Ruggiero gave his life in the performance of his duty on July 23, 1973.  Post humously awarded the department medal of honor. Read More
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Joseph E. McMullen Jr.

In memory of Joseph F. McMullen Jr.  Massachusetts S.I.C. U.S.N.R. World War II Ph.  June 12, 1925 – March 19, 1945. Read More
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Kerr Mill Veterans

1941 – 1945. This tablet is erected in honor of all those employees of the American Thread Co.  Kerr Mills who served in World War II and in memory of those named on this tablet who gave their lives for their country. Read More
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Lt. Henry A. Adams Square(All Wars)

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Lt. Jr Joseph Teixeira (2nd)

Was in the United States Army Air Force.  MIA in May 1944 in Germany. Received the Air Medal and the first oak leaf cluster to the medal. Read More
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Manuel F. Claudio

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Mariano S. Bishop

In memory of Mariano S. Bishop died January 2, 1953.  Dedicated November 26, 1953, by Liberal Club in honor of their past President.  Former Vice President of the C.I.O.  Textile Workers Union of America. Read More
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PFC Ferdinand J. Scrivo

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PFC Manuel Cabral

Killed in action, Normandy France Invasion, July 10, 1944.  Co. A 120 Infantry 30th Divisio U.S.A. World War II.  Erected by friends and members of Aetna Social Club Read More
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Polish-American War Veterans

A tribute of honor and gratitude to those who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of their country during World War II.  Erected by Polich American War Veterans and auxiliary, Fall River, Massachusetts Oct 12, 1949. Read More
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Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal 1394 – 1460

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Pvt. Alvaro Rodrigues

Pvt. Alvaro Rodrigues Co. F 9th infantry.  Born in St. Michaels, Azores, October 25, 1901.  Died with honor in the service of the United States of America in France, June 7, 1918.     Read More
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Pvt. Don at Duquette

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Pvt. James Tyrrell

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Pvt. Joseph Francis

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Rev. Charles R. Smith

Dedicated July 1958 in memory of Rev. Charles R. Smith 1889 – 1955, a friend of youth.  Erected by Holy Society Immaculate Conception Parish. Read More
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Rolling Rock

Deposited on this spot during the glacial period ages ago.  Unique in its tilting feature.  It is recognized as of great historic and scientific interest.  preserved by the public in the year 1930. Read More
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Sgt. M. Wm. Rosenthal

Dedicated to the men of the Jewish faith of greater Fall River who died in the service of their country. Read More
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Spanish-American

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Staff Sgt. James T. Griffin

Staff Sgt. James T. Griffin, born 1918, was killed in action while servicing in the U.S. Air Corps in Germany 1943. Read More
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Statue of Liberty

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Thomas Hudner

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Union Veterans

In honor of Union Veterans presented to Richard Borden Post #46 Dept. Mass. C.A.R. by Samuel Watson A.D. 1901. Read More
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Veterans Memorial Drive

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William R. Medeiros

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Woman's Relief Corps

Tree dedicated by Richard Borden Women’s Relief Corps.  106 in memory of those who gave their lives December 7, 1941, at Pearl Harbor. Read More
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World War II

Dedicated to those who died that a free America might live.  By Pvt. Joseph Francis Post 486 V.F.W Read More
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WWII Soldier

In memory of all who made the Supreme Sacrifice in World War II.  Erected May 30, 1951, by American Portuguese War Vets Ass. Inc., American Portuguese loyalty Ass. Inc. and the citizens of a grateful community. Read More