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
Date of death
1942-08-19
Died
Killed in action (Dieppe Raid), France
Force
Rank
Awards
South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 1 | Row B | Grave 12
Military grave
Additional info

Joseph's brother Corporal Theodore (L/12688) survived the Dieppe Raid on August 19, 1942 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)