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Washington State Veterans Cemetery
Medical Lake, Spokane County, Washington

washington state veterans cemetery medical lake

GPS: 47.5895,-117.7126

21702 W Espanola Rd
Medical Lake, WA 99022

Published: November 8, 2019
Total records: 5,265

Washington State Veterans Cemetery is owned by the State of Washington, and managed through the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.

Cemetery History

Washington State Veterans Cemetery was dedicated on May 31, 2010 with the first interment taking place on Jun 7, 2010.  Included in the initial site development was a committal shelter, over 1,000 pre-placed crypts, 5,700 columbarium niches, an unspecified number of burial plots for in-ground inurnments as well as a scattering garden.

The state provided 120 acres of land for the facility and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provided an $8.8 million federal grant to design, construct and completely the operation.  The cemetery sits adjacent to Fairchild Air Force Base, overlooking West Medical Lake.  The initial ground breaking ceremony was held on May 25, 2009. 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Records

Records linked below were acquired from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on November 8, 2019. They include dates of death ranging from Aug 10, 1914 through Mar 15, 2019...

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