Army Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Taylor, 25, of Charleston, SC, died September 21, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Taylor died of wounds he received from small arms fire. He served in the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Polk, La.
He served two tours of duty in Afghanistan. This was his first tour in Iraq.