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Pvt. Robert Wirt Eckman

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Pvt. Robert Wirt Eckman

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
4 Dec 1944 (aged 25)
Germany
Burial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot
Section F ~ Row 21 ~ Grave 6
Memorial ID
56298424 View Source

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 and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 42141497

Son of Charles A. Eckman and Florie Wirt Eckman who resided at 1519 Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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 and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 42141497

Son of Charles A. Eckman and Florie Wirt Eckman who resided at 1519 Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56298424
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56298424/robert-wirt-eckman: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt. Robert Wirt Eckman (15 Jan 1919–4 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56298424, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .