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Pvt Robert Wirt Eckman

Pvt Robert Wirt Eckman

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 4 Dec 1944 (aged 24–25)
Germany
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot F Row 21 Grave 6
Memorial ID 56298424 · View Source
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Son of Charles A. Eckman and Florie Wirt Eckman who resided at 1519 Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware.

Robert served as a Private with Company G, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division, First Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 19, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Draftsmen and as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" by an enemy shell in the Hurtgen Forest, Germany.

He had served in the Army for six months at the time of his death.

Service # 42141497

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56298424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert Wirt Eckman (1919–4 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56298424, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .