Matej Kocak

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Birthday
3, 1882
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Oct 4, 1918 (35)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1882
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Oct 4, 1918 (35)

About

American Marine Corps sergeant who awarded both the Army and Navy Medals of Honor posthumously for his action on July 18, 1918.

Before Fame

He emigrated to the United States where he enlisted in the Marine Corps.

Trivia

He was part of the United States Army in Mexico for part of 1914.

Family Life

He was born in Egbell in the Kingdom of Hungary, which is now Gbely, Slovakia.

Associated With

Kocak and Lou Diamond both fought in World War I.