2LT Willard R Heintzelman

2LT Willard R Heintzelman

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 10 Aug 1944 (aged 26)
Natal, Município de Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Burial Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section N
Memorial ID 148959746 · View Source
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Died overseas. Body returned for reburial.
Married to Eleanor M Heintzelman May 4, 1940.Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Killed when B-29 Superfortress #42-24482 crashed on takeoff, Parnamirim Field, at Natal,
Brazil. 58th Bomb Wing, enroute to C.B.I. theatre of operations during World War II.
Nine crew were killed:
1st Lt. Austin J Peek , pilot
2nd Lt. Willard R Heintzelman
2nd Lt. Leroy Judson
2nd Lt. Dale E Shillinger
T/Sgt. Harold R Brown
Sgt. Kurt F Seeler
Cpl. Anthony A Cobbino
Cpl. Walter R Newcomb
Cpl. David C Prendiz
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IN MEMORY OF LT WILLARD R HEINTZELMAN NAVIGATOR LOST LIFE IN FLIGHT NATAL BRAZIL

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Pennsylvania; ASN O-692002

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  • Created by: bartz
  • Added: 9 Jul 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 148959746
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Willard R Heintzelman (26 Nov 1917–10 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 148959746, citing Lehighton Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by bartz (contributor 47180620) .