Spec Mathew Donald Taylor

Spec Mathew Donald Taylor

Birth
Carmichael, Sacramento County, California, USA
Death 26 Sep 2007 (aged 21)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 10152
Memorial ID 21795574 · View Source
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Army Pfc. Mathew D. Taylor died September 26, 2007 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom, 21, of Cameron Park, Calif.; assigned to the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; died Sept. 26 in San Antonio of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle July 23 in Sarobi District, Afghanistan. Born on July 7, 1986, in Carmichael, Calif., he passed away on September 26, 2007, in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, at the Brooke Army Medical Center from injuries he sustained in an IED attack while deployed in Afghanistan on July 23, 2007. He was preceded in death by his father Richard H. Taylor, and his grandparents Donald and Lula Jones. Mathew was a loving son and brother, he is survived by his mother Patty A. Taylor, sister Heather E. Taylor, and aunt Judy Jones. Mathew began his military career in April 2006. He attended boot camp, jump school, and AIT training at Fort Beming. He was later stationed in Vicenza, Italy as an Airborne Infantry Soldier with the 1st Airborne Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. After five and a half months he was then deployed to Afghanistan in May 2007. A public visitation will be held for Mathew at GREEN VALLEY MORTUARY, Green Valley and Bass Lake Roads, Cameron Park, on Wednesday, October 10, from 5:00-7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 11, at 12:00 PM at the Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Rd., Placerville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mathew Taylor Memorial Fund at Unpqua Bank, or to the Warrior Family Support Group. Published in The Sacramento Bee from October 7 to October 10, 2007.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 27 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21795574
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Mathew Donald Taylor (7 Jul 1986–26 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21795574, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .