RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Program Description

The RI Division of Veterans Affairs maintains a dignified and solemn military cemetery on 265 acres in Exeter, RI. The grounds of the cemetery are beautifully maintained and include 31 monuments dedicated to veterans of specific wars and conflicts.


  • Eligible veterans, spouses, and dependent children may be buried at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
  • Burials for veterans are provided at no cost.
  • Burials for spouses and dependents may incur fees.


  • Honorable service.
  • RI resident for 2 consecutive years prior to death -OR- joined the service from RI.
  • Veterans with 90+ days active duty service during wartime -OR-
  • Veterans with 2+ consecutive years of active duty during peacetime -OR-
  • Veterans with 20+ years of National Guard or Reserve service.

How To Apply

Contact Info

RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery

301 South County Trail
Exeter, Rhode Island 02822-9712

About RI Division of Veterans Affairs

The RI Division of Veterans Affairs operates the RI Veterans Home, the RI Veterans Cemetery and the RI Office of Veterans Affairs. The Division also assists Rhode Island veterans and their families by providing information, ... MORE