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Rodeck, 1st. Lt. Ewald M.


1st Lt. Ewald Martin Rodeck 
Born: 26 July 1912 – Watertown, Wisconsin 
Parents: Reinhold & Ida Rodeck 
– father died when he was a child
Siblings: 6 brothers 
– 443 Elgin Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois 
– St. John Lutheran School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1931 
– University of Chicago 
– Bachelors Degree – 1935 
Occupation: Sales Manager – Meyercord Company, Chicago, Illinois
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
Contact Person: Ida F. Rodeck – mother
Residence: 1136 Ontario Street – Oak Park, Illinois
– U.S. Army 
– 13 July 1942 – Chicago, Illinois 
– Officer Candidate School 
Serial Number: O&01181433 
– Atlantic City, New Jersey 
Unit: Company B, 386th Field Artillery, 104th Infantry Division 
– 17 August 1944 – sailed for England 
– 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 
– 1947 – Concordia Cemetery – Forest Park, Illinois 
– Purple Heart 




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