Aug 18, 2009

Registering Names at the World War II Memorial

Dear Friends,

Most of us have family and friends that served in World War II. A beautiful memorial has finally been erected in Washington DC to honor these people. I had assumed that anyone who served in the military during that time would automatically be registered. This is not the case. Their names and information has to be provided by family or close friends to add them to the registry.

Here is how you go about registering Names at the World War II Memorial in Washington DC:

Who May be Honored:
Anyone who served in the armed forces during World War II, and any American who helped on the home front is eligible for the Registry. Home front activities include working in defense-related industries, recycling of materials needed for the war effort and more. You may register your own name, the name of a family member or friend.

How to Register a name in the Registry:
You may enter a name in the registry via the internet or by mail. To register a name via the internet, go to Click on the “WWII Registry” button on the left. Follow the online instructions to enter the name you wish to honor. To register a name via mail, call 1-800-639-4992 and a form will be mailed to you with instructions.

Please check this out and add the information you have to this registry. It is so very important that they never be forgotten.


Gordon “Hap” Hazard
Corresponding Secretary

3 Comments on “Registering Names at the World War II Memorial

Felisha Drinnon
Aug 26, 2011 at 6:52 am

Right on!

Jun 8, 2018 at 9:42 pm

We sent my father and mothers names to be added to the memorial wall several years ago and paid our money,but we have not been able to pull up their names on the computer and some relatives have visited the wall and have not found their names on their. We were wondering who we need to contact to see what has happened or what we need to do next. The names we put in are KENNETH LEROY ANDERSON AND FERN EMMA COOKE ANDERSON FROM GARLAND, UTAH

Bob Larson
Dec 31, 2018 at 2:32 pm


Sorry, we didn’t see this message until now. If you are still having problems with registering your family on the WWII Memorial, please contact them at call: 1-800-639-4WW2 or e-mail:

Hope this helps,

R. Larson, Webmaster

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