PVT Matthew L. Chatten was born in March 1897 in Chatham, Virginia to George Lee and Martha Jane (Hodnett) Chattin. The family farmed.
Matthew was assigned to C Company 116th Infantry when he died of other causes on 11 Oct 1918.
PVT Chatten is buried in the Saint Mihiel American Cemetery. Brother, Robert Henry Chatten, also served in the Army during the Great War.