R. O. Matthiessen

World War II
UnitHQ Inf 28 DIV
RankSGT U.S. Army
Entered Service From Pennsylvania
Date of DeathOctober 4 1944
Tablets of the Missing

Initially listed as missing in action, non-recoverable or unidentifiable, Sergeant Matthiessen's remains were recovered and identified. His remains are interred at the Beverly National Cemetery at Beverly, NJ. His name is permanently inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at the Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial at Neupre (Neuville-en-Condroz), Belgium.

rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.