Matsusaburo Matt Tanaka
U.S. Army - 442nd R.C.T.
World War II

Brick #2763   Wall Location  Column: 4   Row: 23

He was born in 1919 and was assigned to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He was killed in action in Italy on June 26, 1944. He is buried at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle

He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, WW II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal and the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal.

  • Highest rank attained: PFC
  • Killed in Action
  • Position: infantry
  • Bronze Star
  • Purple Heart
Branches Of Service
  • U.S. Army
  • World War II
Brick Donors
  • Haru Nishimura
  • Frank Nishimura