Post 163 Eau Galle, Florida

Post 163

Eau Galle, Florida

Post 163 Eau Galle, Florida

About This Post

Post Namesake

J.W. Mathers Jr. Mr. Mathers was the first resident of the Eau Galle area to be KIA in WWII

What Makes this Post Unique

Post 163 located on US 1 started as a small building in 1946. In the 1960's the building was expanded to it's current size. Post 163 is active with the Eau Galle High School JROTC program. A member of post ... READ MORE



J.W. Mathers Jr. Post 163

Jun 24, 2016
J.W. Mathers Jr.was one of the first men from the Eau Gallie Florida area killed in WWII. He was a Private First Class(PFC}born Dec. 12, 1919 and passed December 1944. He was wounded and captured in the Battle of the Bulge. He died in a prison hospital. Survived by his father Joseph W. Mathers 1894 - 1966. His mother Eula Mathers 1900 - 1972. His wife Clair O'Hare and a child. His mother was a..
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