08 May 2013

NMAM: Elmer M. Eckman

I stumbled across a World War 2 POW Archive which includes several Eckmans. All were in the Army. I have no clue if any of these Eckmans are related (yet!) but I thought the source was interesting and being National Military Appreciation Month, I thought it was appropriate.


Elmer M. Eckman is from Pennsylvania. His record reads:
NameElmer M Eckman
Ser. Number33088486
GradePrivate
ServiceArmy
ArmInfantry
First Report03/30/1943
Last Report05/27/1946
RaceWhite
ResidencePennsylvania
OrganizationRifle
Parent Unit0039
Unit TypeGroup Regiment Commands System
AreaNorth African Theatre Tunisia
SourceOfficial Sources
StatusLiberated Or Repatriated
Detaining PowerGermany
CampCc 59 Ascoli Picenzo Italy 43 13

The copyright for this site reads: Crafted Knowledge, Running "Edu Archive Site Suite V1.2" Ancestry.com also shares the same information. Their source is documented as: National Archives and Records Administration. World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.

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