Eichelberger, Glen J., PFC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 345-Chauffeur
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, AAF MOS 345, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pierce
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Dec 16, 2001
 
Location of Interment
Grafton National Cemetery - Grafton, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Honorably Discharged WW II


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Last Known Activity

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GLEN J. "WIMPY" EICHELBERGER WAS A TRUCK DRIVER BEFORE BEING INDUCTED INTO THE USAAF ON 17 MARCH 1942.  HE WAS ASSIGNED AS A CHAUFFEUR WITH THE 324TH FIGHTER GROUP IN EUROPE FROM 8 NOVEMBER 1942 TO 17 SEPTEMBER 1945.


   
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Glen J. "Wimpy" Eichelberger, of Wheeling, died Dec. 16 2001, unexpectedly at home .He was born Dec. 25 1919 at Pierce Tucker County, West Virginia. Surviving are a son, Sam (and Rosalind) Eichelberger of Thomas; a brother, Harry Eichelberger of Silver Springs, CO; a sister Mary Callis of Oakland; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Bessie Tasker Eichelberger; wife, Camella Lamont Eichelberger; stepmother Ruth Eichelberger; a sister, Geraldine Turney; several stepbrothers and stepsisters.  He was a retired truck driver and heavy equipment operator; an Army veteran of World War II; a Catholic by faith; a member of American Legion, Post 22, Thomas, and a 20 year volunteer for the House of Carpenter, Wheeling.  Friends were received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling, where services will be held at 10 am today, Wednesday, Dec. 19. Interment in Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, will be held at the convenience of the family.


   

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 Unit Assignments
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
  1942-1945, AAF MOS 345, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1942-1945 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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