Upright Marble and Granite Markers
These headstones are 42 inches long, 13 inches wide, and 4 inches thick. The weight is approximately 230 pounds.
Upright markers contain up to 11 lines of text, with or without a religious emblem. Generally, the stone can accommodate 13 characters (including spaces) on the name line, and 15 characters (including spaces) on all other lines. The marker must contain the deceased veteran’s name, rank, branch of service, date of birth, and date of death. Other lines can include combat service and certain awards. An additional inscription, not to exceed three lines, can include personal remarks.
|Example 1||Example 2|
DAD GRANDPA AND
& GREAT GRANDFATHER
Example 1 is allowed because there are 15 or less characters per line.
Example 2 in not allowed because lines 2 and 3 have more than 15 characters.