Matthew R. Gallagher

Age: 22
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division
Station: Fort Hood, TX

Died While in Service: June 26, 2011
Location: Wasit Province, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Hometown: Falmouth, MA
Family: He is survived by his wife Katie (Hall) Gallagher; his mother, Cheryl Ruggiero of North Falmouth; father, Peter Gallagher of Braintree; brothers, Dan Gallagher of North Falmouth, and Michael Gallagher of Whitman; sisters, Mia Ruggiero of North Falmouth, Christine (Gallagher) Donahue of Middleboro and Julie (Gallagher) Manganiello of Randolph; step-father, James Ruggiero; sister-in-law, Abbey Hall; mother-in-law, Maureen Hall; and father-in-law, Bucky Hall, all of North Falmouth.