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Last Name:Peckham
First Name:Eben
Middle Initial:N.
Home State:Colorado
County or Town:Phillips County
Year or Date born:1921
Year or Date died:04/15/1945
Branch of service:Army
Location(s) served:Italy
Where buried?:Florence American Cemetery
What did you learn with this action?:I learned that these men gave up a lot to fight for their country. Peckham had an education of 4 years of high school. He gave up whatever chance he had of going to college or getting married in order to fight for the freedom of his country.
What inspired you about this individual to do something in your life to make a difference?:I am inspired to take pride in my country and realize how blessed I am to live in a free country. I am so thankful for the many men and women who fought in the past, are fighting presently, and who will fight in the future for my freedom.
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