Field of Honour

Hamilton Municipal Cemeteries honours Veterans and those who have served our country with dedicated sections for the interment of past or present Military Personnel. The Field of Honour and Veteran sections honouring the sacrifice and service of Canada’s military are located at Woodland and Hamilton Cemeteries.

Honouring those who have served

Eligibility for burial in the Field Honour

  • Currently serving and honourably released Regular and Reserve Force members of The Canadian Forces
  • Members honourably released from a former Canadian Service
  • Canadian Veterans of the World Wars or Korean War, and the Canadian Merchant Navy

One family member may also be interred in the same plot as the service member. Verification of entitlement will be established in every case through the application process.

field of honour graves