|Birth: ||Jul. 20, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 2004|
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.
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
George Nicholas Heimel (1884 - 1962)
Alta Ruth Hines Heimel (1893 - 1984)
George Robert Heimel (1915 - 2001)*
Roy Frederick Heimel (1916 - 1999)*
Joseph Paul Heimel (1918 - 2004)
Joseph Paul Heimel (1918 - 2004)**
Created by: Anne Batts
Record added: Apr 01, 2006
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