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Math L. English

344th Tank Battalion, Tank Corps

Captain, U.S. Army

Entered the Service from:

Washington

Died:

10/4/1918

Grave Location:

Plot A, Row 7, Grave 26

Capt. Math L. English served in the 344thTank Battalion of the American Expeditionary Forces near Cheppy, France. During an attack on Cheppy, English dismounted from his tank and, under heavy machine gun fire, supervised the cutting of a passage for his tanks through three hostile trenches. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his extraordinary heroism in this action, surviving the dangerous maneuver. On October 4, 1918, English was killed when he left his tank in order to make a personal reconnaissance. 

Awards: Distinguished Service Cross

Distinguished Service Cross

Math L. English is buried in Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Plot A, Row 7, Grave 26.