Rank: Second Lieutenant
Unit: Troop B, 44th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)
Entered service: 5-Mar-1941
Enlisted: Peoria, Illinois
Date of birth: 12-Nov-1919
Hometown: Peoria County, Illinois
Marital status: Single, without dependents. Parents: John Warne Mathewson and Merrill [Buck] Mathewson
Campaign: World War II
Date of casualty: 4-Jan-1945
Age at death: 25
Cause of death: Killed in action.
Place of interment: Lacon Cemetery, Lacon, Illinois, USA
Originally buried in the United States Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. Repatriated November 1948.