William Randolph Mathews, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
San Antonio, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 1ST LIEUTENANT WITH THE 90TH INFANTRY DIVISION IN NORTHERN FRANCE DURING 1944 FLYING HIS LIAISON PLANE DURING A CRITICAL OPERATION IN ORDER TO OBTAIN DEEPER RECONNAISSANCE OF THE ENEMY AND HE WAS DIRECTING THREE BATTALIONS OF ARTILLERY. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.