Biographies - Carl Mathes
 
Full Name:
    Carl Mathes
Date Of Birth:
01-16-26
Member:
Member
Entered:
07-26-44
Drafted:
Yes
Volunteer:
No
Where:
Fort Oglethorpe, Ga then Ft. McPherson, Ga. with 17 Wks. IRTC in Cp. Fannin, Tex.
Unit:
1st Bn 275 Anti Tk. Plt.

Medals

Combat Infantry Badge,ETO w/2 battles stars,Victory Metal,Army of Occupation ribbon,Good Conduct ribbon

Bio

Leaving the 70th Inf. Div. Aug.16,45 at Hadamar,Gr.I was transfered to the 3rd Div 15th Regt. at Marburg in the Army of Occupation. After 3 moves within the Regt., I left for Cp. Atteberry, In. and Disc June 22, 1946. That fall I begin college on the GI bill; graduating with BS in '50. Begin working for the next 40 years with several different companies; Sperry-Rand,Union Carbide,Brown Engr.,Hercules Inc. In 1955 Mildred and I were married followed with three wonderful children: Carla Med.Dir.Griffin,Ga; Renee Teacher and wife ofcareer Marine Off.w/two grandchidren; Brett Atlanta Consul.w/Joshua nee Apr.4,01.Since June '89 I have been in retirement;serving on a couple local Bds, and playing golf not the game one sees on TV.