Heyes, William, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Primary Unit
1943-1945, USS Laffey (DD-724)
Service Years
1944 - 1945
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bellingham
Last Address
Bellingham

Casualty Date
Apr 16, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Greenacres Memorial Park - Ferndale, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
(Southern France Campaign 15 August to 14 September 1944) While the Germans were retreating in Italy in the summer of 1944, the Allies diverted some of their strength in the theater to the invasion of Southern France. After preliminary bombardment, a combined seaborne-airborne force landed on the French Riviera on 15 August. Marseilles having been taken, Sevmth Army advanced up the Rhone Valley and by mid-September was in touch with Allied forces that had entered France from the north.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Dec 31, 2017
   
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  68 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Abbott, Earl James, Cox, (1943-1946)
  • Brown, Ronald, SCPO, (1943-1968)
  • Deese, Paul, PO2, (1942-1946)
  • Floyd, Clifford Grosvenor, LT, (1942-1959)
  • Freeman, William, PO2, (1941-1945)
  • Garner, Willie Carson, PO2, (1940-1945)
  • Johnson, Glenn, PO1, (1942-1945)
  • Lyon, Kenneth, PO2, (1942-1953)
  • Ratliff, Lee, PO3, (1943-1946)
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