HEINZ, JOSEPH

Birthdate
Birthplace
Lampman, Saskatchewan, Canada
Age
24
Parents
Son of Martin and Margaret Heinz of Bienfait, Saskatchewan, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Miner
Service number
L/12025
Engagement
1939-09-06
Disembarked
1942-08-19, France (Dieppe)
Date of death
1942-08-19
Died
France, Killed in action or drowned
Force
Rank
Fallen Buddies
Awards
South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 1 | Row B | Grave 12
Military grave
Additional info

Reported missing on August 19, 1942.

Body washed ashore near De Panne, Belgium.

His brother Corporal Theodore Heinz (L/12688) survived Dieppe Raid on August 19, 1942. He was awarded One Good Conduct Badge. He disembarked on July 8, 1944 in France and was killed in action during the battle of Caen, France on July 20, 1944 while serving with the South Saskatchewan Regiment. He is buried at Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, France Plot 3, Row E, Grave 5.

Joseph Heinz August 19, 1942 Dieppe Raid SSR
Joseph Heinz (photo: Veterans Affairs Canada)