Mathews, Robert Lester, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 1542, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Service Years
1940 - 1944


Second Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Kansas City
Last Address
Topeka, Kansas

Casualty Date
Jun 11, 1944
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
Location of Interment
Mount Hope Cemetery - Topeka, Kansas
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Not Specified

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   1942-1942, 1542, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School

Second Lieutenant
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September / 1942
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November / 1942
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School Unit Page
Second Lieutenant
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Fort Benning
 Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School Details

Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
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Last Updated: Jul 6, 2017
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Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School

Helena, Cecil, COL, (1941-1969) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Edlin, Robert Thomas, CPT, (1934-1954) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Mehosky, Edward, COL, (1940-1971) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Dalbey, Josiah Tonet, BG, (1916-1952) IN 1560 Colonel
Ivan, Gabriel A, COL, (1939-1973) IN 1560 Second Lieutenant
Machen, Robert Clymer, 1LT, (1941-1944) IN 1543 Second Lieutenant
Lawrence, Thompson, MG, (1907-1946) USA 00GC Brigadier General
DeGavre, Chester, BG, (1926-1963) IM 6 Major
Kellam, Frederick C. A., MAJ, (1936-1944) USA 00G1 Captain
Dudley, Wray Ethelbert, CPT, (1941-1946) AV 4823 First Lieutenant
Houk, Ralph George, MAJ, (1942-1946) AR 1204 Second Lieutenant
Levine, William P., MG, (1942-1975) IM 6 Second Lieutenant
Manske, Joseph W., CPT, (1939-1946) AV AAF 4825 Second Lieutenant
Meindanis, Peter, CPT, (1934-1953) EN 1221 Second Lieutenant
Plitt, Henry, MAJ IM 6 Second Lieutenant
Post, Alton, MG, (1938-1978) QM 90A Second Lieutenant
Mercado, Tony, SP 4, (1972-1975) IN 11B10 Private (E-2)
Cole, Chauncey David, LTC, (1938-1962) IM 6 Technical Sergeant
Vanderpool, Orville, T/4, (1939-1944) IN 745 Technician Fourth Grade
Reed, James S, 1st Sgt, (1941-1945) MP 677 Corporal
Gurley, Abraham, PFC, (1942-1944) IN 745 Private First Class
L'Amour, Louis Dearborn, 1LT, (1942-1946) IM 6 Private First Class
Radcliffe, T. Mark, COL, (1941-1978) IN 188 Private First Class
Bahlau, Frederick Arthur, 1LT, (1942-1945) IN 745 Private
Beck, Carl, M/Sgt, (1942-1963) IN 111.1 Private
Galbraith, William P., Sgt, (1942-1947) IN 521 Private
Mollohan, Doy, Pvt, (1942-1946) IN 746 Private
Starck, Gordon, T/3, (1942-1945) MD 409 Private
Gallagher, Philip, MG, (1918-1957) 2500 Brigadier General
Jackson, Harold, BG, (1917-1953) 2500 Colonel
Daly, Michael Joseph, CPT, (1943-1946) [Other Service Rank]
Lee, William Carey, MG, (1917-1944) Colonel
Bouck, Lyle Joseph, 1LT, (1940-1945) First Lieutenant
Davis, Dan, LTC, (1982-2004) Second Lieutenant
Gibson, Charles Graham Jr., CPT, (1942-1950) Second Lieutenant
Griffiths, Jack David, CPT, (1937-1951) Second Lieutenant
Hamblen, Archelaus L., BG, (1943-1973) Second Lieutenant
Hamblen, Archelaus L., BG, (1943-1973) Second Lieutenant
Matheson, Salve H., MG, (1942-1975) Second Lieutenant
Roach, Harold Kilburn, COL, (1942-1973) Second Lieutenant
Trumps, Shirly Ray, COL, (1940-1975) Second Lieutenant
Tuck, Andrew Edward III, 1LT, (1942-1945) Second Lieutenant
Valentinelli, Albert Francis, 1LT, (1931-1945) Second Lieutenant
Winters, Richard, MAJ, (1941-1953) Second Lieutenant
Connors, Kevin Joseph A, Sgt, (1941-1945) Sergeant
Gibson, Charles Graham Jr., CPT, (1942-1950) Private First Class
Griffiths, Jack David, CPT, (1937-1951) Private First Class

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