Robert Walker Mathews
Craig Robertson

Robert Walker Mathews

Robert Walker Mathews
photo source : Raider Patch (January 1978)
born 15.09.1920, Homer, Louisiana
early 1942 assigned to 3 Commando in UK for training. (1 of only 10 Raiders to wear the 3 Commando shoulder patch)
trained 4th Raider Battalion
trained over 600 Raider replacements
rejoined 4th Raider Battalion, Noumea, 1943
served Korea
awarded 2 silver stars
wife Ione Loretta (nee McPherson) Mathews (1915-2009)
2 children Bobbette & Betty
former President of Marine Raider Association
died 08.08.2002 (Aged 81) Rocklin, California
Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery, Bakersfield, California

https://marineraiderassociation.org/mathews-robert-w/
https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/108536
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/142113994/robert-walker-mathews
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