1Lt. Richard F. Weikel      


Mil# 33099218

Enlisted: 12 August 1941, Fort George G. Meade, MD

 B-Company 643rd TD BN.










Born: 11 April 1919    Place: Pottstown, PA

Died: 12 December 2007    Place: Pennsburg, PA

Buriel Place: New Goshenhoppen UCC Cemetery, East Greenville, PA


Wife: Elizabeth Weikel  (Thomas)  Married:

Children: Richard, Christopher,William, Joseph and Mary


Father: Harry Weikel   Mother: Mary Weikel (Ludwig)





Bronze Star Medal



European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"




After WW2 1Lt. Weikel served in the Army Reserves, retiring as a Lt. Col. in 1979










Richardīs Grave Marker in New Goshenhoppen Cemetery