William J. ECKES
Unit60th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Division
date of death26/07/1944
Original cemeterySainte Mère Eglise n°2
Current cemeteryLong Island National Cemetery East Farmingdale Suffolk County, New-York USA
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Campaign medal awarded for 30 consecutive days of service in Europe, Africa or the Middle East between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945.
The Purple Heart is awarded to any armed forces personnel injured or killed in action.
WWII Victory Medal
The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.