Sgt Robert Heller

Sgt Robert Heller

Birth
Death 1944 (aged 18–19)
Burial Brookfield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 146447538 · View Source
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Published in THE MILWAUKEE SENTINEL, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, internet edition, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1947, PART 2, PAGE TEN

SGT. ROBERT I. HELLER
Military funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Wisconsin Memorial Park for Sgt. Robert I. Heller, 19, of Shorewood, killed in action in Germany Dec. 17, 1944.

Bishop B. F. P. Ivins will officiate at services in the cemetery chapel. The North Shore Post of the American Legion will participate. The body will be in the chapel after 1 p.m.

With Sgt. Frank Waters as military escort, the body arrived in Milwaukee Monday night.

The youthful hero was awarded the Silver Star posthumously July 9, 1947, for gallantry during the Battle of Ardennes.

He attended Shorewood schools, and was graduated from St. John’s Military Academy in 1943.

Surviving besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irving L. Heller, 3929 N. Farwell Av., are two grandmothers, Mrs. Peter Kurz and Mrs. Caroline Heller.


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  • Added: 13 May 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 146447538
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert Heller (1925–1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 146447538, citing Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by John U (contributor 31252169) .