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Joseph Paul "Joe" Heimel
Birth: Jul. 20, 1918
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 2004
Erie
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of George Nicholas Heimel and Alta Ruth Hines.

Brother of George Robert Heimel and Roy Frederick Heimel.

Staff Sergeant, US Army Air Force. Served as a tailgunner with the 816th Bomb Squadron, 483rd Bomb Group in World War II. Flew 50 missions on a B-17 based in Sterparone, Italy. Wounded twice, once on July 15, 1944 on a mission to Ploesti.

Awards:
Purple Heart (2 awards)
Air Medal with nine oak leaf clusters
Army Good Conduct Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with three bronze stars
World War II Victory Medal
Army Presidential Unit Citation 
 
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 Parents:
  George Nicholas Heimel (1884 - 1962)
  Alta Ruth Hines Heimel (1893 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  Harriet Paul Wilsey (1848 - 1848)**
  George Robert Heimel (1915 - 2001)*
  Roy Frederick Heimel (1916 - 1999)*
  Joseph Paul Heimel (1918 - 2004)
  Joseph Paul Heimel (1918 - 2004)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Eulalia Cemetery
Coudersport
Potter County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Anne Batts
Record added: Apr 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13811410
Joseph Paul Joe Heimel
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Joseph Paul Joe Heimel
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Joseph Paul Joe Heimel
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- Joyce
 Added: Sep. 30, 2014
With honor and respect. ★☆★
- sniksnak
 Added: Sep. 28, 2014
Thank you
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014
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