Veterans' Memorial Project

Robert Anthony Heinz

Peoria, IL

World War II

College: Fine & Applied Arts

Graduation Year: Attended 1942-1943

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Date of Birth: 01/17/1923

Date of Death: 12/25/1944

Pfc. Heinz served with Company I, 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division. He was killed in the vicinity of Elsenborn, Belgium, while leading a reconnaissance patrol during the Battle of the Bulge. He is buried at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Peoria, Illinois.

– taken from Illinois Alumni News, June, 1946

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