George Maynard Ecklund
1915 - 1965

FACTS AT A GLANCE
BORN: 04 SEP 1915
DIED: 09 AUG 1965


George Maynard Ecklund enlisted into the U.S. Army on February 3rd, 1941 while living in Sacramento, California. He rose in rank to Technician Fourth Grade (equivalent to sergeant) while serving with what would eventually become (by 1944) the 231st General Hospital of the United States Army.

The 231st General (or Station) Hospital was built at Morley Hall, Norfolk, England under Reverse Lend-Lease arrangements during World War II. Initially, a majority of the battle casualties treated at the hospital were wounded while on high-altitude bombing missions over occupied Europe. After the Invasion of France, the base also treated a growing number of Army Ground Forces.

After the war, George married but he never had any children. He is buried at the Knoxville National Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee


WIFE of George Maynard ECKLUND:
    unknown name

PARENTS of George Maynard ECKLUND:
    Maynard George ECKLUND

     1891-1938
    Dale Reva GROVES
     1894-1918

CHILDREN of George Maynard ECKLUND:
    none



ECKLUND FAMILY HOMEPAGE


References:
  Eklund Family, by Esther Rowley
  The Ecklunds, by Gyman C. Okeson
  1930 U.S. Federal Census for Marcola OR
  1939 U.S. City Directory for Eugene OR
  U.S. Veterans Gravesites ca. 1775-2006
  77th Station Hospital / 231st Station Hospital Unit History