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Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban

Medal of Honor

— August 25, 1919 - March 4, 1995 —

 
 
Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 21, 2022
1. Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban Memorial
Inscription.  

Commanding Officer 60th Inf. Regiment, 2nd Battallion
F Company, 9th Infantry Division
Highly Decorated WWII Combat Soldier
Medal Of Honor
Silver Star With One Oak Leaf Cluster
Legion Of Merit
Bronze Star Medal With "V” (Valor) Device and Two Oak Leaf Clusters
Purple Heart With Six Oak Leaf Clusters
American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle-Eastern Campaign Medal with Six Campaign Stars
World War II Victory Medal
Combat Infantry Badge
French Croix de Guerre With Silver Gilt Star
French Croix de Guerre Unit Award
Belgian Fourragere Medal
Presidential Unit Citation With One Oak Leaf Cluster
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 41° 55.464′ N, 83° 25.103′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Memorial is on North Custer Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe MI 48161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe County Persian Gulf War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County War On Terror Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Veterans Of Foreign Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County World Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterloo Dam 1820 (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County Korean War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban Memorial Reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 21, 2022
2. Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban Memorial Reverse
Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 21, 2022
3. Lt. Col. Matt L. Urban Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 9, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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