Saturday, August 27, 2016

PFC Calvin D. Heimbach

PFC Calvin D. Heimbach was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on 19 Apr 1924 to Lloyd Elexis and Elizabeth (Remaley) Heimbach.  Lloyd worked for a building supply company in 1930 but in 1940 was working for the Work Projects Administration (WPA).

Calvin was working in construction when drafted in April 1943.  He was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to C Company 116th Infantry on 17 Jul 1944.  PFC Heimbach was killed in action on 27 Aug 1944.

PFC Heimbach is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery. Older brother, Russel Thomas Heimbach, served 1942-1946.

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