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MATTHEW PERRY AMARAL
 

You are  not Forgotten

Rest in peace
Apr 28, 2014


Lawrence  Englert
Ms USA
Rest in peace brave Soldier. You are not forgotten.
Dec 14, 2011


ManuelPino Bco 2/8th 1st Cav 68-69
mpjr54@msn.com
Fellow Vietnam Army Vet
240 AHC

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings, Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds and done a hundred things. You have not dreamed of wheeled and soared and swung, high in the sunlit silence, hov'ring there, I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung my eager craft through footless halls of air. Up, up the long delirious, burning blue I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace, where never lark, or even eagle flew, and, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand and touched the face of God. By John G. Magee, Jr.
Mar 18, 2007


Kimberly Kimmel-Ober
kimabmitz@earthlink.net
admirer
Encinitas, California, United States, of America
For SP5/E-5, Matthew Amaral and all those, who knew him and loved him, I just want to say, thank you, for your dedication and sacrifice! Please know, that you have, not been forgotten and always, will hold a special place, in my heart! It would have been nice, to have known, you, as a person and I greatly, appreciate your service! I just wish, you, did not, have to pay, so high, a price! You forever will, be a hero, in my eyes!
Thursday, November 29, 2001


Jane Fulkerson
mccolt@nemontel.net
Currahee Researcher
POB., 364, Plentywood, Montana, 59254, USA
Matthew Perry Amaral was born, November 29, 1946, in Beverly, Massachusetts. His parents were, Matthew and Janet (Perry) Amaral. He graduated, from Gloucester, High School, in 1965. Matthew played, baseball (shortstop) and was a drummer, in a band, "Bob and the Terriers." He entered the Army, December 6, 1965 and served in Vietnam, with the 240th, Assault, Helicopter, Company and was part, of a Task Force, that served the 3-506th, Infantry, (Currahees) part, of the 101st, Airborne Division. On December 14, 1967, the helicopter he was, a crewmember on, crashed and all, crewmembers died: 1st Lt., Harold Brown, WO1, William Clawson, Sp4, Ronny Kindred and Matthew. I know, that he was survived, by his parents and a brother, Steve. I do not, know, if there were, other brothers and sisters. At the time, of his death, Matthew was engaged, to be married, to Yvette Roderick.
Saturday, January 31, 2004


D BURT
A GRATEFUL AMERICAN
Rhode Island, USA
NOT FORGOTTEN
SP5, AMARAL, U.S., ARMY You are an American hero, whose ultimate sacrifice, will, not be forgotten. Rest well, brave soldier. Thank you, for your sacrifice and honorable service, to this great nation. So young a life, so great a sacrifice. "SOLDIER," By George L. Skypeck, RegTM, All Rights Reserved. (No reproduction, without prior permission, By Mr. Skypeck)~ I was, that which others, did not want to be. I went, where others feared, to go and did, what others failed, to do. I asked nothing, from those, who gave nothing and reluctantly accepted, the thought, of eternal loneliness, should I fail. I have seen the face, of terror, felt, the stinging cold, of fear and enjoyed, the sweet taste, of a moments love. I have cried, pained and hoped, but most, of all, I have lived times, others would say, were best forgotten, at least someday, I will be able, to say, that I was proud, of what I was, A SOLDIER.
Tuesday, October 18, 2005

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