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Capt Markus Matthes

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Capt Markus Matthes

  • Birth 28 May 1977 Germany
  • Death 25 May 2011 Afghanistan
  • Burial Unknown, Specifically: I shall submit details once I find out more
  • Memorial ID 70792444

Markus who served with the Special Operations Division in Stadtallendorf, Hessia, was s brave young man who loved his life and who was proud to dedicate his being to the welfare of his nation.

Already on May 3 he was wounded in a bomb attack but still insisted on travelling with his comrades.

Sadly, he did not survive the next attack that took place just three days before his 34th birthday.

The death was Matthes' ​​known throughout Germany, as his friend, the world champion in the discus throw, Robert Harting at its August 30th 2011 in South Korea won gold medal dedicated.

A hearfelt thank you to our friend Milou for the kind sponsorship of Markus Matthes' memorial.

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  • Maintained by: Hans
  • Originally Created by: Edda Meinikat
  • Added: 3 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70792444
  • Milou
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Markus Matthes (28 May 1977–25 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70792444, ; Maintained by Hans (contributor 47473165) Unknown, who reports a I shall submit details once I find out more.