Spc. Matthew F. Straughter
United States Army National Guard
KIA 31 Jan 2008
27, of St. Charles, Mo.; assigned to the 1138th Engineer Company, 35th Engineer Brigade, Missouri
National Guard, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; died Jan 31 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when his
vehicle was struck by a rocket propelled grenade.
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This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of Spc Matthew F. Straughter

Specialist Matthew F. Straughter, 27, of St Charles,
Missouri, Missouri Army National Guard, Fort Leonardwood, Mo. 1138th
Engineer Company. Christmas in Arlington... Rest easy, sleep well my
brother. Know the line has held, your job is done. Rest easy, sleep well.
Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held. Peace, peace, and
farewell..... Matthew, You Will Not Be Forgotten... Sappers away!!!!
Rod.

November 20, 2010
Thelma Straughter
Matthew it's going on 3 years now and I still mourn your lost I speak very highly of you to
our wonderful children you are always in my thoughts and prayers my love for you
continues to grow stronger and stronger everyday.... Til we meet again, I love and miss you
very dearly our children misses you deeply until we reunite I will forever love you.
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