Biographies - Carl Mathes|
- Full Name:
- Carl Mathes
- Date Of Birth:
- Fort Oglethorpe, Ga then Ft. McPherson, Ga. with 17 Wks. IRTC in Cp. Fannin, Tex.
- 1st Bn 275 Anti Tk. Plt.
Combat Infantry Badge,ETO w/2 battles stars,Victory Metal,Army of Occupation
ribbon,Good Conduct ribbon
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.