Two of the marble walls of the memorial are seen at an angle. Water is visible in the distance.

Guadalcanal Memorial

Overview

The World War II Guadalcanal American Memorial is located on Skyline Drive overlooking the town of Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. It was built through the joint efforts of ABMC and the Guadalcanal-Solomon Islands Memorial Commission.
It honors those Americans and its allies who lost their lives during the Guadalcanal Campaign of World War II (August 7, 1942 to February 9, 1943). The memorial consists of a 4-foot square, 24-foot tall pylon on which is inscribed:

This memorial has been erected by the
United States of America
in humble tribute to its sons and its allies
who paid the ultimate sacrifice
for the liberation of the Solomon Islands
1942-1943

There are four directional walls pointing to the four major battle areas. Inscribed on these walls are a description of the battles and a listing of the U.S. and Allied ships that were lost.

Location
Solomon Islands

Visiting Hours

The Guadalcanal American Memorial is located outside.

Contact Us

Guadalcanal Memorial is managed and maintained by staff at Manila American Cemetery. Please direct queries about Guadalcanal Memorial to the cemetery.|

Manila American Cemetery
McKinley Road, Fort Bonifacio
1634
Taguig City
Philippines
tel 011-632-844-0212

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