Kerrville National Cemetery

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Kerrville National Cemetery
Details
Year established 1923
Location Kerrville, Texas
Country United States
Type United States National Cemetery (closed)
Size 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Number of graves 463

Kerrville National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Kerrville, in Kerr County, Texas. It encompasses 1.7 acres (0.69 ha), and as of the end of 2005 had 463 interments. It is maintained by Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas and is now closed to new interments.

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In 1923, the trustees of Brown Cemetery gave permission for military veterans who had no family or burial preparations to be interred in a section of the cemetery. In 1932, the section of land was sold to the American Legion and then donated to the Veteran's Administration in 1943. It became a National Cemetery in 1973.

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