Mathis, Peyton Spottswood, Jr., Maj

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Two-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 1056, 18th Fighter Group
Service Years
1940 - 1944
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Montgomery, Alabama
Last Address
Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Greenwood Cemetery - Montgomery, Alabama
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World War II FallenAmerican Battle Monuments Commission
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  2013, American Battle Monuments Commission

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
71st Fighter Squadron  - Iron Men1st Fighter Group44th Fighter Squadron  - Vampires18th Fighter Group
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1056, 71st Fighter Squadron - Iron Men
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1056, 1st Fighter Group
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1065, 44th Fighter Squadron - Vampires
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1056, 18th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Egypt-Libya Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Operation Strangle
  1944-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
 Colleges Attended 
Vanderbilt University
  1936-1940, Vanderbilt University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  
  1941-1944, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
Enlistment record
http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-38/43-28570.html
http://www.fold3.com/image/295223280/
https://www.abmc.gov/node/520018#.Wx86Li3GxOI
https://www.ancestry.com
   
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