Edward James Matherley
Father: Mr. Earnest Edward Matherley, Rt 1, Hixson, TN

Served aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Preston. The ship was sunk during the Battle of Guadalcanal on 15 November 1942. Edward Matherley was officially declared dead on 16 November 1943.

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines.

  • Rank: Seaman Second Class
  • Date of death: 15 November 1942
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Hixson
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Preston (DD 379)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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