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Corp Arthur W Matthews
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1889
Death: Jul. 28, 1918, France

Husband of Edith Marjorie Matthews.

Arthur resided in Kent County, Delaware.

He served as a Corporal with Company I, 165th Infantry, 42nd Division, U.S. Army during World War I.

Arthur was "Killed In Action" during the war.

He also has a "Cenotaph" in his honor at the Odd Fellow's Cemetery, Milford, Delaware. To view that record please:
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Addition Bio added by Douglas Jones:
Before entering the War, Arthur worked for the Lubin Studios in Philadelphia. He appeared in the following silent films:
1918
Broken Ties
Mr. La Force
1917 Birds of Prey (short) (as Arthur W. Matthews)
1917 Misjudged (short) (as Arthur W. Matthews)
1917 The Meeting
1916 Ignorance
The leader of the underworld
1916 The Voice in the Night (short)
1916 Some Boxer (short)
1916 The Last Shot (short)
1916 The Election Bet (short)
1916 Cured (short)
1916 Insomnia (short)
1916 The Evangelist
Deacon Shergold
1916 A Skate for a Bride (short)
1916 A Ready-Made Maid (short)
1915 No Smoking (short)
1915 And the Parrot Said...? (short)
1915 Blaming the Duck, or Ducking the Blame (short)
1915 The Nation's Peril
Oswald Dudley
1915 His Wife's New Lid (short)
1915 His Three Brides (short)
1915 The Second Shot (short)
1915 The Ringtailed Rhinoceros
The Secretary
1915 A Day on the Force (short)
1915 The Path to the Rainbow (short)
1915 Courage and the Man (short)
1915 The College Widow
Bud Hicks
1915 The Spy's Sister (short)
1915 Such Things Really Happen (short)
1915 A Romance of the Navy (short)
1915 The White Mask (short)
1915 The Unmarried Husband (short)
1915 The Shanghaied Baby (short)
1914 The Mountain Law (short)
1914 By Whose Hand (short)
1914 The Daughters of Men
James Thedford
1914 Through Fire to Fortune
Phil Blair
1913 The Battle of Shiloh
Lt. Cornell
1913 The Hills of Strife (short)
1913 When Love Loses Out (short)
1913 Diamond Cut Diamond (short)
1912 The Good for Nothing (short)
The Clergyman

His father, Edward Oscar Matthews, often talked to my grandfather, Harry J. Matthews, as he speculated what Arthur's career in the movies could have been had he not given his life for his country.

After Arthur's death, his wife remarried. Her second husband was Howard G Whiteway. She then changed the name of her only child, Stanley Matthews to Stanley Whiteway. 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Stanley E Whiteway (1912 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from New York
 
Burial:
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial
Fere-en-Tardenois
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie, France
Plot: A Row 2 Grave 16
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56638886
Corp Arthur W Matthews
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