Philippine American Cemetery in Iloilo

Philippine American Cemetery in Iloilo

This cemetery seems to have been made for as a burial ground for Us citizens in Iloilo all through the afterwards a long time of the American occupation of the Philippines.  It is found on the Commission Civil in the Jaro district of Iloilo City.  An old postcard refers to it as the “new” American Cemetery In Iloilo.  The postcard is dated 1928. The cemetery is now operated by the Philippine-American Cemetery Affiliation of Iloilo Metropolis, Inc.  Membership is 60% Filipino and 40% American and is limited to citizens of Panay Island, Guimaras and Negros Occidental.  The ground-amount crypts in the cemetery are all in use or currently offered.  The Affiliation has produced mausoleum constructions to accommodate added internments.   The Affiliation has a multi-reason hall on the web site.

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Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery from the street (Commission Civil)

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery

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Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery – Crypt of Charles B. Dodds

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Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery – children’s crypts

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery - postcard dated 1928

Iloilo Philippine American Cemetery – postcard dated 1928

niches

The niches proven over are the only interment solution now accessible at the Philippine-American Cemetery.Additional details.  The Affiliation plans to build a site which will offer info about these interred in the cemetery.

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