Private, U.S. Army
Dec. 14, 1948 - May 27, 1952
December 7, 1931 - December 29, 1999
His son, Don, accepts the Certificate from Ken Felty, Commander, Purple Heart Chapter 692.
Donald R. "Doggie" Eckert Sr., Private, U.S. Army, was awarded the Army of Occupation Medal for Japan, the United Nations Service Medal, the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Purple Heart Medal for wounds received.
He was married to Katherine Joan and they had 2 children, 6 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren.
Photo by Patricia Applegate
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