Gerald M. Thornton Veterans' Cemetery


The Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery was created by the Board of County Commissioners in May 1980 to provide a final resting place for Cape May County resident wartime Veterans and their spouses.

Veteran’s interested in interment at the Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery are encouraged to register at the Cape May County Division of Veterans' Services. Veterans can register at our office, please bring or fax a copy of the following:

  • Discharge papers/DD form 214
  • Marriage certificate, if applicable
  • New Jersey Driver’s license
Once eligibility is determined, your registration information will be on file in our office.