St. Louis Dead of the First World War

Monument to St. Louisans that perished in the Armed Forces during the First World War. Located at the Soldier's Memorial, 1315 Chestnut Street in St. Louis, Mo. Monument is engraved with the names of soldiers/sailors.


St. Louis WWI Dead


For names of St. Louis (City and County) residents that sacrificed their lives in the service of their country in the "Great War" (World War I):

The Gold Star Court of Honor contains the names of 1,185 St. Louisans that lost their lives in World War I (of these 752 Gold Star plaques have been recovered from storage).  Members of the American Legion are spearheading an effort to establish a permanent memorial for these men at Jefferson Barracks. To see the roster of names, visit:



Please consult the World War I obituary index compiled by the St. Louis Public Library.

Also check the Missouri State Archives listing for soldiers of World War I:

To locate graves in U.S. National Cemetaries, please check,

For overseas graves see American Battle Monuments Commission:


Missouri in the First World War

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