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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Court of Honor


The Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Court of Honor is dedicated the lives and service of St. Louis area soldiers who died during the First World War Where most soldiers honored died in 1918, some of the death dates extend past the war's end to 1929. The memorial was dedicated in September of 2012 and is home to more than 700 gold stars. The gold stars were originally part of an installation along Kingshighway Avenue in St. Louis, but were moved to their new home at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery whent he highway was renovated. Some 1,185 of the original gold stars were not recovered from the Kingshighway site, but their names were inscribed along a memorial wall at the National Cemetery site. 

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