Walls of the Missing at the East Coast Memorial in New York City.

East Coast Memorial


The World War II East Coast Memorial is located in Battery Park, New York City. This memorial commemorates those soldiers, sailors, marines, coast guardsmen, merchant marines and airmen who met their deaths in the service of their country in the western waters of the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. Its axis is oriented on the Statue of Liberty. On each side of the axis are four gray granite pylons upon which are inscribed the name, rank, organization and state of each of the 4,611 missing in the waters of the Atlantic.


New York, United States
Missing in Action

Visiting Hours

The East Coast Memorial is located within Battery Park in New York City.

Contact Us

The East Coast Memorial is managed and maintained by staff at ABMC Headquarters. Please direct queries about the East Coast Memorial to ABMC Headquarters.

ABMC Headquarters
2300 Clarendon Blvd.
Suite 500
Arlington, Virginia
United States
tel 703-696-6900

News and Events

ABMC has more than 400 dedicated employees world-wide who work daily to ensure the sacred mission of the agency is fulfilled.
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