This cemetery was established in 1946. On the War Memorial, decorated with eagles and globes, is the following inscription:
Dedicated to the memory of the Mecklenburg heros of WWII who made the supreme sacrifice that you might live in liberty, freedom and peace.
This memorial is dedicated to the memory of the 5,170 World War II that died who rested in this area prior to being returned to their loved ones.
The American Graves Registration Division
between 1 October 1947
and 15 January 1949
(at the base)
Mecklenburg County Gold Star Mothers' Club, Inc. 1949
Etched on the walls going out from the tower are the names of the soldiers from Mecklenburg County who died during the war.