|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1919|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 1950, North Korea|
Master Sergeant Matthews was a member of Battery A, 11th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division.
He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy along the Kum River, South Korea on July 20, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner during the march from Manpo to Chunggang-jin, North Korea on November 2, 1950. His remains were not recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For his leadership and valor, he was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Dorothy Nell Wilson Poore (1924 - 1998)*
Plot: Courts of the Missing
Created by: Glendora
Record added: Dec 26, 2009
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