Cerro Gordo County

Richard Allan Eckhoff



Name Richard Allan Eckhoff
Address Belmond, Iowa
Entered Service November 18, 1944
Branch of Service Navy
Trained Great Lakes, Illinois; San Diego, California; served on the USS Morris (DD417) and USS Ozark (LSV2).
Embarkation June 20, 1945
Theatre of Operation Pacific
Returned to U.S. January 15, 1946
Discharged Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 23, 1946
Rating Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class
Served 16 months
Civilian Occupation Farming
Parents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Eckhoff
Wife Mrs. Bonnie Eckhoff
Daughter Julie Diane

Source: Service Record Book of Men & Women World War II, Meservey, Iowa, p. 10