Pvt Robert A. Heinz

Pvt Robert A. Heinz

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 25 Dec 1944 (aged 21)
Belgium
Burial West Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Plot 2, Blk. W, Grave 155
Memorial ID 53720140 · View Source
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Pvt. U.S. Army, {RA16120335}, World War II-Pvt. Heinz was classified as Missing on 12-25-1944, and eventually declared dead on that same date in Belgium. He was assigned to the 394th Infantry Regiment of the 99th Infantry Division in which he was killed 9 days after the "Ardennes Offensive".

This Division landed at Le Harve, France on 11-3-1944, and assembled at Aubel, Belgium, and entered the line north of the Roer River between Schmidt & Monschau on 11-9-1944.

Pvt. Heinz is the son of Mr. Raymond A. & Mrs. Mabel {Doran} Heinz of 608 Hudson Street in Peoria, Illinois. Pvt. Heinz is a graduate of Spalding Institute, and attended the Unv. of Illinois at Urbana before entering the service on December 1,1942. He leaves one sister, Miss Virginia Heinz of Peoria.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, American Campaign Medal, European Campaign Medal with One Battle Star, WWII Victory Medal.


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  • Created by: David C. Henderson
  • Added: 15 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53720140
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert A. Heinz (17 Jan 1923–25 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53720140, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, West Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) .