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 1st Lt. Ewald Martin Rodeck


Born: 26 July 1912 - Wisconsin

Parents: Reinhold & Ida Rodeck

Siblings: 6 brothers

Home:

    - 443 Elgin Avenue - Forest Park, Illinois

Education:

    - St. John Lutheran School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1931

    - University of Chicago

        - Bachelors Degree - 1935

Occupation: Sales Manager - Meyercord Company, Chicago

Enlisted:

    - U.S. Army

         - 13 July 1942 - Chicago, Illinois

    - Officer Candidate School

Serial Number: O&01181433

Training: 

    - Atlantic City, New Jersey

Unit: Company B, 386th Field Artillery, 104th Infantry Division

    - 17 August 1944 - sailed for England 

Engagements:

    - landed in France - 7 September 1944

Killed in Action:

    - 25 October 1944 - Belgium

        - in an outpost in Belgium near Aachen, Germany, directing artillery fire

        - hit by German artillery fire

Buried:

    - 1947 - Concordia Cemetery - Forest Park, Illinois

Medals:

    - Purple Heart


 

 

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