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Corp Matthew Alan Wyatt

Corp Matthew Alan Wyatt

Birth
Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Dec 2004 (aged 21)
Iraq
Burial Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 10198062 · View Source
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Cpl. Matthew A. Wyatt, 21, of Millstadt, Illinois. An only child, his parents divorced when he was 3 years old. His father, Alan Wyatt, was a career officer with the Marine Corps. Matthew enlisted in the Marine Corps during his senior year at Belleville West High School. He enlisted during peace-time and when told of the possibilities of war, he never wavered in his resolve to be a Marine. Six weeks after his June 2001 graduation he was off to basic training. Deployed to Iraq in September 2004, assigned to 5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C., he died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Matthew is survived by his mother, Verlene Wyatt; father, GySgt Alan (Lauren) Wyatt; grandparents Vernon and Arlene Wickell and Moffit and Millie Wyatt.


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  • Maintained by: Sue
  • Originally Created by: William (Bill)T.Johnson Jr.
  • Added: 31 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10198062
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Matthew Alan Wyatt (10 Dec 1982–3 Dec 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10198062, citing Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 46778782) .