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Matthew Arlington Batson
Birth: Apr. 24, 1866
Anna
Union County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1917

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the Philippine Insurrection as a First Lieutenant in the 4th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Calamba, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on July 26, 1899. His citation reads “Swam the San Juan River in the face of the enemy's fire and drove him from his entrenchment’s”. His Medal was awarded to him on March 8, 1902. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Inez M Batson (1883 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Burnham L. Batson (1915 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 3604-WS
 
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Record added: Jan 26, 2002
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- R I P
 Added: Apr. 24, 2015
Your service to our country and your valor are not forgotten.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Mar. 12, 2015

- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015
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