Definitions for unknown soldier
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(sometimes l.c.) an unidentified soldier killed in battle and buried with honors, the tomb serving as a memorial to all the unidentified dead of a nation's armed forces.
Category: American History, Military
Origin of Unknown Soldier:
an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial
The WWI soldier whose body is buried in the w:Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The representative of US military personnel who have died, usually in war, without proper burial.
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