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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: MATUSKA
First name: JOHN JAMES
Home of Record (official): GARFIELD HEIGHTS
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Monday, December 13, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 11672222
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 67A1F
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, January 24, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, September 29, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Crew member - Helicopter)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 42W - Row 042

--- Interment ---


Calvary Cemetery
10000 Miles Avenue
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH 44105
(216) 641-0212
Section 85, Lot 4354, Grave