Memorial News & Updates

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San Mateo memorial project still seeking donations for construction - Effort to honor fallen heroes nears goal

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Remembering the Fallen

We've compiled a list of the brave San Mateans who gave their lives in the line of duty. As we approach Memorial Day, we hold their names in our hearts and remember their sacrifice. 

Salute at sunset We Remember the Fallen

We cannot complete this list without your help. Do you know a San Mateo resident who should be honored on the Fallen Heroes Memorial?

Memorial Day 2021

A rendition of "Hymn to the Fallen" in honor of the members of our armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Video Credit: Richard Lee (City of San Mateo Finance Director)

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Fundraising starts for Fallen Heroes Memorial in San Mateo - Memorial to honor fallen military, police, firefighters

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City Council Approves City Council Recognition Policy and Appropriation

On May 17th, 2021, the San Mateo City Council adopted a Resolution to appropriate $50,000 as a donation for the Fallen Heroes Memorial construction fundraising effort, and approved the Recognition Policy. Click here to watch the Fallen Heroes Memorial presentation.