Biographies - Buford Matlock
 
Full Name:
Buford R. Matlock
Date of Birth:
12/20/24
Member:
Member
Entered:
June 15, 1943
Drafted:
Yes
Volunteer:
No
Where:
Inducted Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Unit:
Co M 276 Reg. 70th Inf. Div.

Medals

Purple Heart, Europe-African-Middle East Campaign W/3 Stars, Good Conduct, American Campaign, US Victory WWII, Army of Occupation Germany, Combat Infantryman Badge

Bio

Started to College earned BS, MA, and MA+45 Taught/Coached in a High School 16yrs.then Elementary Principal for 24yrs. Retired 1990. Married Bernice Stafford 1947 and we have two daughters and six Grandchildern. My wife and I have attended every National 70th. Reunion since 1978 through 2000.