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PFC John Mathias

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PFC John Mathias

  • Birth 27 Jun 1919 Smithton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 25 Jan 1945 Central Luzon, Philippines
  • Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 3, Site #449
  • Memorial ID 51647148


John Mathias served as a Private 1st Class in the 63rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division, United States Army during World War II.

He was a son of Fred and Freda J. Mathias.

He was killed in action on Luzon, Philippines on January 25, 1945.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 14, 1942 at Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

He was originally from Smithton, Pennsylvania.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on June 29, 1948.

He was the older brother of Carl H. Mathias, who is interred next to him in the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

NOTE: Many thanks to Find A Grave member KP for the nice headstone photos for PFC John Mathias.


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JOHN
MATHIAS
PENNSYLVANIA
PFC INFANTRY
WORLD WAR II
JUNE 27 1919
JANUARY 25 1945

Gravesite Details Section 3, Row 8, Position 18

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  • Created by: Karl Stelly
  • Added: 26 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51647148
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John Mathias (27 Jun 1919–25 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51647148, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karl Stelly (contributor 47103588) .