The Salt Lake Tribune
Matthew R. Smith
Died: 2005-01-25
Iraq
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"That uniform was everything to Matthew. He was so proud to wear it. I can feel him in it." Coleen Parkin, mother Smith, 24, of West Valley City, was among 31 people killed in a helicopter crash in western Iraq. The Marine corporal was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, in Hawaii.
 
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