Matthew M. Pollini

Age: 21
Branch: Army National Guard
Rank: Specialist
Unit: 772nd Military Police Company, Massachusetts Army National Guard
Station: Taunton, MA

Killed in Action: January 22, 2009
Location: Al-Kut, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, National Defense, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Rockland, MA
Family: He is survived by his wife Sarah A. (Cochran) Pollini of Rockland; his parents Frederick W. and Carolyn A. (Huffam) Pollini; his siblings, Erica M. Pollini, Ashley M. Pollini, Angelina M. Pollini, Joseph M. Pollini and Anthony M. Pollini, all of Rockland, his paternal grandparents, Lillian (Bosse) Pollini Flaherty of Plymouth and Frederick Pollini of PA and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was the grandson of the late Lawrence and Evelyn (Gray) Huffam.